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Revenue Accountant

Legacy.com is the place where life stories live on. We are the global leader in online memorial tributes; a top-50 website in the United States, and a destination for over 40 million unique visitors each month. Founded in 1998, Legacy.com is honored to help consumers express condolences, share direct support for families, and celebrate the people who have touched their lives. Uniquely open to profound messaging at this focused moment, users respond by sharing memories, purchasing gifts, finding event information, and making plans. Legacy delivers its community-targeted content daily via 1,500 local news media partners.  We continue to broaden our offerings in our mission to help people seeking information and guidance on all aspects of end-of-life. Our vision is to become a full-service end-of-life and memorialization resource.

We have a diverse and talented team of employees who come to us from many kinds of backgrounds.  We have an immediate need for a talented, experienced Revenue Accountant for our new Downtown Chicago office that will report to our Controller.

 

See our new Chicago HQ: https://www.builtinchicago.org/2019/06/06/legacycom-new-chicago-office

 

Overview

Legacy.com offers a great opportunity for personal growth and a challenging and exciting work environment.  We’re looking for a detail-oriented, personable team player to assist our Finance Department. 

 
Responsibilities

  • Daily reconciliation of the eCommerce and online revenue from merchant credit cards
  • Process customer credit card payments
  • Weekly eCommerce reconciliation for florist payments
  • Ensure all payments are posted to the correct customer accounts
  • Monthly preparation of the advertising revenue to be uploaded to accounting software
  • Monthly preparation of funeral home revenue
  • Assist in preparation of the customers’ quarterly revenue share payments
  • Make adjustments to customer accounts for international revenue share
  • Follow up with customers on aging accounts
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong Accounting/Bookkeeping background
  • Familiarity with Great Plains accounting software a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Word skills
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Accurate, with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize projects effectively
  • Very high degree of integrity, honesty, and discretion.

 

Benefits

Legacy.com offers a very generous and comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401k plan with discretionary employer match
  • Parking/Transit Flex Spending
  • RTA and CTA pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Catered lunch provided 2x per week, breakfast 1x a week
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Casual dress every day
  • Daily, company-provided coffee, tea, soda, and snacks
  • Friendly, team-oriented, open environment
  • Located within a few blocks of CTA, Ogilvie, and Union Station
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