Posted 4 weeks ago

Senior Accountant

Company: Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (Illinois Tollway)
Category: Accounting/Finance

 Downers Grove

Type: Full Time

The Illinois Tollway has a Senior Accountant position open. The Senior Accountant will participate in the maintenance of the Tollway’s accounting records; maintain subsidiary and general ledgers; perform proper accounting for all assigned Tollway transactions to provide accurate information for (1) the preparation of GAAP financial statements and Trust Indenture-based supplementary schedules and (2) compliance with the requirements of SAMS. The Senior Accountant reports directly to one of the Chief Accountants. To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following abilities:

  • To collect and research accounting data.
  • To identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • To gather and analyze information skillfully.
  • To develop alternative solutions to problems
  • To develop project plans; to listen and get clarification; to participate in meetings; to write clearly and informatively.
  • To develop workable implementation plans; to look for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • To understand business implications of decisions
  • To complete administrative tasks correctly and on time.
  • To develop strategies to achieve organizational goals; to adapt strategy to changing conditions; to complete tasks on time or notify the appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • To display original thinking and creativity; to generate suggestions for improving work.
  • To develop innovative approaches and ideas; to prioritize and plan work activities; to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; to complete work in a timely manner.