Job Vacancy Staff Accountant – Sports Marketing Firm NorthPoint Search Group

Job title: Staff Accountant – Sports Marketing Firm

Company: NorthPoint Search Group

Job description: Chicago-based sports marketing agency is seeking a high-energy accountant, who is looking for a career instead of a job, to join one of the most dynamic and exciting accounting teams in the city.

Job Description

The Staff Accountant position will work closely with our Senior Account, Accounts Payable and Receivable

Managers on a regular basis and report directly to our Controller while focusing on timely quarterly and year-end financial reporting.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform timely account reconciliation and general ledger reviews
  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Work regularly with Accounts Payable Manager and assist in the payable process
  • Work regularly with Accounts Receivable Manager and assist in the receivable process
  • Work closely with Controller to prepare Quarterly and Yr-End Workpapers on a timely basis
  • Maintain, understand and when necessary develop new policies and procedures related to the employee reimbursement process. Working with corporate credit cards, receipt submission, and basic travel & entertainment rules and regulations
  • Maintain financial reports, records and general ledger account backup and support
  • Ad-hoc projects as needed throughout the year – examples: corporate risk & company insurance premiums, state taxes, office space/lease projects, setting up and implanting vendor programs for travel, closing budgets with Budget Managers, creating agenda for our Budget Manager Meetings, etc…

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4 year-degree in Accounting/Business or related field
  • 0-5 years experience
  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Attention to detail while maintaining the ability to multitask
  • Strong organization skills, problem resolution, critical thinking, and communication skills
  • Independent self-starter, but also a team player


  • Competitive benefits package, including 401k, health insurance, flexible spending accounts, and bonus program
  • Work-Life Balance, no crazy tax seasons or long hours and half-day Friday in the summer
  • Great energetic workforce, new office build-out and work environment
  • Primarily work from Atlanta Office but will have options to occasionally work from home as needed.
  • Optional travel to our events – Masters (Augusta, GA), College Slam Dunk and 3 Point Contest (city and week of Final Four), High School All-American Game (Orlando, FL) among many others.

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Location: Chicago, IL

Job date: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 00:20:25 GMT

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