Staff Accountant

at Old National Bank in ChicagoChicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Staff Accountant
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Position Type 
Regular Full-Time  

Requisition ID 

Workplace Type 
On Site


Old National Bank has been serving clients and communities since 1834. With $48 billion in total assets, we are a regional powerhouse deeply rooted in the communities we serve. As a trusted partner, we thrive on helping our clients achieve their goals and dreams, and we are committed to social responsibility and investing in our communities through volunteering and charitable giving.
Our team members are our greatest asset, and we continually invest in their growth and development. We offer a variety of Impact Network Groups led by team members who are passionate about driving engagement, creating awareness of diverse backgrounds and experiences, and building inclusion across the organization.
We are currently seeking a Staff Accountant. The Accounting department is part of the broader Corporate Controller organization under the jurisdiction of the Chief Accounting Officer at Old National Bancorp (ONB). The Controllership group provides accounting compliance and oversight for all transactions, ensuring appropriate accounting treatment, adherence to internal controls and accurate financial statement reporting and presentation. The Accounting department is seeking a Staff Accountant I to assist in our duties as a valued business partner, providing timely and accurate recording of transactions, account reconciliations and ad hoc analysis as well as assisting the Controllership group with internal controls, external reporting, accounting research and any other related activity. The candidate will gain exposure and offers many opportunities to engage with the various cross-functional groups including but not limited to Operations, Tax, Legal, Operations, Finance, Treasury, external auditors, and the Lines of Business which the Controllership group supports. To be considered for this role, candidates must have a basic understanding of US GAAP, possess strong time management and analytical skills, and be detail oriented. These core skills are critical to the successful candidates professional development as they progress in their career into a seasoned accountant with a proven track record of problem solving in a pressure sensitive environment.

Responsible for general accounting duties for all Company Affiliates. This includes, but not limited to, supporting monthly and quarterly closing processes, standard journal entries, preparing financial statements and departmental reconciliations. This position will collaborate with the staff and management in the Controllership group, Treasury, Financial Planning & Analysis, Human Resources, Tax, and Loan and Deposit Operations.
Key Accountabilities
Supports the monthly/quarterly and annual closing process.
Responsible for general accounting duties for various processes.
Reviews daily Bank activity and proposes adjusting entries as needed.
Prepare ad hoc balance sheet and income statement analysis as directed.
Maintains procedures and internal controls related to responsibilities.
Reconciliation of various general ledger accounts and bank accounts for all Affiliates
Research and follow through on outstanding items or missing documentation to ensure prompt and proper clearance of dated items.
Prepare supporting documentation for audits.

Key Competencies for Position
Advanced PC skills required (Microsoft Word, Access, & Excel)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Confidentiality and integrity
Attention to detail.
Proficiency working in spreadsheets.
Ability to acquire and use new skills as job requires.
Ability to resolve outstanding issues with intermediate supervision.
Possess strong time management skill and analytical skills
have a basic understanding of US GAAP
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Bachelor's degree in accounting required for recent College graduates with no experience.
Related business or finance degree required for candidates with 1-3 years accounting experience; bachelor's degree in accounting strongly preferred.

Old National is proud to be an equal opportunity employer focused on fostering an inclusive workplace and committed to hiring a workforce comprised of diverse backgrounds, cultures and thinking styles.
As such, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have an agreement signed by the Head of Talent Acquisition, SVP, to fill a specific... For full info follow application link.


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Job Posting: 11295811

Posted On: Sep 19, 2023

Updated On: Oct 19, 2023

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