skip to main content

Important Notice

It appears you are using an older version of your browser. While some functions will be available, works best with a modern browser such as the ones provided by:

Please download and install the latest version of the browser of your choice. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Senior Accountant

Click the Facebook, Google+ or LinkedIn icons to share this job with your friends or contacts. Click the Twitter icon to tweet this job to your followers. Click the link button to view the URL of the job, which then can be copied and pasted into an e-mail or other document.

Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Alera Group
Physical Address

Deerfield, IL 60015
Job Description


Alera Group is seeking a Senior Accountant to join theirFinanceteam.

Are you looking to be part of a company where you have exciting opportunities to learn, grow and make a positive impact?

Join a team where each employee is empowered to listen generously, speak straight, collaborate, and build each other up through mutual accountability and shared success?

If that is what you’re looking for, this is your chance to be part of an amazing organization!

Alera Group was formed in 2016 by the merging of 24 high-performing insurance brokerage firms across the United States, and since has grown to 70 plus member firms. Headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, Alera specializes in employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management solutions and is the 14 th largest independent insurance agency in the United States.

Alera is looking for a highly motivated and skilled Senior Accountant to join our centralized finance and accounting team. The senior accountant will have an integral role in preparing and analyzing a collection of firm financials, as well as serving as a key accounting and finance contact for those firms.


+ Prepare and record general ledger entries for a collection of firm subsidiaries.

+ Perform account reconciliations and maintain balance sheet workpapers.

+ Update and analyze internal financial reporting documents.

+ Ensure month-end and year-end close responsibilities are completed in a timely manner.

+ Complete monthly bank reconciliations.

+ Work closely with other internal departments, including but not limited to accounts payable, treasury, financial reporting, legal, etc.

+ Assist external audit and tax teams by providing necessary data and support as requested.

+ Provide support and answer accounting-related questions from Alera subsidiary firms as needed.

+ Perform special projects and other accounting duties as required.


+ Bachelor’s degree in accounting, CPA preferred.

+ Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in accounting roles.

+ Must be comfortable in general ledger system and familiar with accrual accounting.

+ Excellent communication, organization, analytical and problem-solving skills.

+ Attention to detail and proactive approach.

+ Advanced excel skills.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We’re an equal opportunity employer . All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

If you’re a California resident, please read the California Consumer Privacy Act ( prior to applying.

Job Locations US-IL-Deerfield

ID 2021-1828

Category Shared Services

Type Regular Full-Time

Firm Name Alera Group

To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account.