Senior Accountant

Alera Group
Deerfield, Illinois
Not Specified
Jul 28, 2022
Sep 26, 2022
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Alera Group, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated Senior Accountant to join the Corporate Finance team. The position has significant growth potential and reports to the Senior Manager of Financial Reporting.

Alera Group is an independent, national insurance and financial services firm created in 2016 through a merger of 24 like-minded, high-performing, entrepreneurial firms. Our founding firms worked together to leverage powerful relationships, industry expertise and resources with the goal of elevating the client experience.


  • Participate in acquisition accounting and integration.
  • Perform working capital calculations for acquired entities.
  • Assist in the preparation of acquisition opening balance sheets.
  • Prepare the annual earnout calculations in accordance with our agency purchase agreements.
  • Manage concurrent work streams to ensure work is completed in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with other internal departments, including but not limited to accounts payable, treasury, financial reporting, legal, etc.
  • Provide support and answer accounting-related questions from Alera subsidiary firms as needed.
  • Assist external audit and tax teams by providing necessary data and support as requested.
  • Perform special projects and other accounting duties as required.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA a plus.
  • Excellent communication, organization, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and proactive approach.
  • Advanced excel skills.
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