Accounting Analyst


Transunion
Chicago, IL
United States

Description

Dynamics of the Role

This is an excellent opportunity to join our fast paced US
Information Services Accounting, Reporting and Consolidations team. Responsible
for assisting in the preparation of monthly management reports and consolidated
financial statements. Be a key contributor ensuring various accounting
activities are completed accurately and timely, and financial information is
disseminated to the applicable units in the organization.
The Team’s Focus

The USIS Accounting and Finance team partners with the USIS business
to provide financial insight into business performance while helping inform and
support decision-making processes. Activities include reporting key
business performance indicators; strategic planning; annual budgeting and
forecasting; variance analysis and the preparation of executive reports and
presentations. Members of the team regularly collaborate with and advise
top-level executives within the business organization, gaining in-depth
exposure to the operation and performance of the business. Associates have
strong planning and analytical skills, GAAP knowledge, the ability to interpret
and clearly explain data to non-Finance leadership and enjoy ongoing
opportunities to support the business and improve business performance.
How You’ll Contribute:

Assist with month end closing including balance sheet account
reconciliations and variance analysis
Help prepare monthly financial statements
Assist with budgeting and forecasting as well as other duties as
assigned
Work on special projects and interact with all levels within the
company

What You’ll Bring:

Understanding of complex accounting principles and close processes
Experience using an ERP accounting system and advanced MS Excel
skills
Experience with PeopleSoft and Hyperion is a plus
Bachelor’s degree in
Accounting/Finance

Who We
Are

At TransUnion, we are
dedicated to finding ways information can be used to help people make better
and smarter decisions. As a trusted provider of global information solutions,
our mission is to help people around the world access the opportunities that
lead to a higher quality of life, by helping organizations optimize their
risk-based decisions and enabling consumers to understand and manage their
personal information. Because when people have access to more complete and
multidimensional information, they can make more informed decisions and achieve
great things.

Every day TransUnion
offers our employees the tools and resources they need to find ways information
can be used in diverse ways. Whether it is helping businesses better manage
risk, providing better insights so a consumer can qualify for his first
mortgage or working with law enforcement to make neighborhoods safer, we are
improving the quality of life for individuals, families, communities and local
economies around the world.

We are an equal
opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by
law.
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