Senior Accountant

Chicago, IL

HSA Global enables companies to easily expand their business abroad. As an external service provider in all parts of the world, we offer a range of tailored financial services to fit our clients’ needs as they grow their business globally. Our services include accounting functions, financial reporting, back office, human resources, payroll, and many others. To grow our team, we are looking for a Senior Accountant who enjoys working in an international and dynamic setting.

The scope of the position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of clients’ monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements by preparing and posting month-end journal entries
  • Maintain clients’ fixed assets, prepaid expense, accrued expense, and deferred revenue schedules and reconcile to the balance sheet
  • Review month end bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Confirm transactions recorded in clients’ accounting systems adhere to US GAAP standards with proper account classification
  • Monitor the closing schedule to ensure clients’ reporting deadlines are met
  • Work with the International Financial Controller on month-end financial statement analytical reviews
  • Provide documentation and schedules related to year-end tax preparation and financial audit reporting
  • Assist the AP and Payroll Accounting Manager with day-to-day client transactions while serving as backup for back-office related tasks as needed


  • BS in Accounting
  • 3+ years of accounting experience in outsourced accounting at a public accounting firm
  • CPA, or working towards CPA certification, a plus but not required
  • Strong knowledge of US generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP)
  • General understanding of ASC 606 Revenue Recognition and ASC 842 Lease Accounting rules
  • General knowledge of foreign currency and recording intercompany related transactions
  • Experience with various accounting and expense management software including, but not limited to, QuickBooks Online,, Rydoo, and Expensify
  • Proficient in the use of Excel and other Microsoft Office applications with the ability to quickly learn new applications as necessary
  • Proactive, organized, and ability to think critically while collaborating with other team members
  • Soft skills including an open-minded attitude, interest in interacting with company cultures in different countries, and a strong focus on customer needs – attention to detail is a must

What we offer:

  • HSA Global is a multinational organization with an open and professional company culture 
  • Competitive salary and bonus package with generous PTO and health benefits 
  • Hybrid work setting between home office and our Chicago Loop office

Qualified candidates in the Chicago area only please.