Senior Accountant

  • Location: Chicago
  • Department: Financial Operations
  • Work Status: Full-time

Overview

At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our e-discovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects.

Here you can own your career in a community of values-driven people who help our customers around the world solve complex data challenges. If this sounds like the place for you, check out the details of this position below.

As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for contributing to Relativity’s day-to-day and month-end accounting activities, specifically supporting all aspects of GAAP reporting and the expense cycle.  The Senior Accountant works under general direction of managers and senior team members.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the general ledger in accordance with GAAP
  • Prepare and review asset, liability and expense journal entries
  • Perform investment, fixed asset and compensation accounting
  • Support the mid-month and month-end closing process
  • Prepare regular account reconciliations and ad hoc account analyses
  • Perform monthly financial consolidation for domestic and international entities
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statement and management reporting
  • Perform technical accounting research and prepare policy memorandums
  • Assist with implementation of controls surrounding the month-end close and financial reporting cycles
  • Assist with quarterly and year-end audit procedures, and assist with the preparation of year-end financial statements and disclosures
  • Implement new accounting standards, as necessary
  • Assist with special projects and take on additional accounting responsibilities as they arise

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of GAAP and financial statement preparation
  • Licensed CPA is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Detail-oriented and works well in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to learn and leverage technology to perform ad hoc reporting and analysis; experience with Intacct or comparable accounting system a plus

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of experience working in general corporate or public accounting

About Relativity

Relativity has over 160,000 users in 40+ countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 70 Fortune 100 companies, and all of the Am Law 200. Relativity's cloud solution, RelativityOne, offers all the functionality of Relativity in a secure and comprehensive SaaS product. Our company has also been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for seven consecutive years. If you’re ready to grow with us, we’d love to hear from you. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.