Accountant in Connect Search, LLC at Glenview, IL

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in 2022

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Glenview based Accountant – $80K – Family Office

My client is a family office located in Glenview. They have several private equity and venture capital investments across a wide variety of industries. They are in the process of enhancing infrastructure, procedures, and controls to be a best-in-class organization and is seeking a motivated Accountant to assist with a mix of accounting and finance work. The Accountant will work on a range of activities from implementation of a General Ledger application, tracking and reporting on alternatives investments to booking journal entries and completing month end reconciliations. The position requires the Accountant to be on-site for daily interaction with the Controller, Accounting Manager, and other team members This close-knit team is looking for someone that wants to make a long-term career here.

They are also implementing a new CRM system called Deal Cloud. Overall, they are working to move everything from paper into more organized electronic processes. The business has evolved into a large portfolio of alternative investments

Hours: 8am (ish) to 5pm (ish). The expectation is the be in the office and respond when needed. They understand that life happens and are flexible on providing the ability to work remote when needed.

Role: Senior Accountant

Salary: $70- $80-target – plus 10% bonus. Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending accounts, and other employee benefits.

Benefits: Typical benefits may include health and wellness coverage, pension, and holiday/vacation time as well as other special benefits.

All interviews will be conducted via video or on-site – Connect Search will run a background and credit check on anyone hired.

Investment Portfolio: currently includes some real estate, however the bulk is in private equity, venture capital and hedge funds. They also have a portfolio of publicly traded stocks that they maintain and some Portfolio Manager’s that manage their investments.

Overall Culture: The patriarch and his son are particular in how they would like things to be done, however they also approach differences in work styles in a friendly way. They understand that this will be learning on the job and that new challenges will arise, the ability to manage multiple priorities is required. Due to the nature of their work, you will be exposed to a variety of investments and deals.


  • Responsible for executing and recording all cash activity including invoice payment, investment funding and intercompany transactions.
  • Prepare month end closes including recording certain month end journal entries, completing bank reconciliations and related reporting.
  • Support implementation of new General Ledger system completing user acceptance testing.
  • Identify and implement process and control enhancements leveraging new systems, particularly as it relates to our cash process.
  • Assist with the preparation of reporting required for quarterly estimate tax payments and annual tax returns.
  • Complete work on other projects, adhoc requests and reporting as they arise.


  • Prior tax experience or audit experience
  • Accounting and/or finance major with a CPA
  • Experience with alternative investments a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with the ability to execute complex formulas in excel
  • Demonstrate an excitement to learn and willingness to work on a wide variety of tasks
  • Strong professional presence and communication skills
  • A high level of integrity, accuracy, dependability, enthusiasm, and confidentiality
  • Proof of COVID vaccination

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