Senior Accountant

Chicago, Illinois, United States

OneSpan is currently looking to expand its Accounting team in North America. This Senior Accountant role will be responsible for maintaining general ledger accounts and performing other advanced accounting related activities. You will work collaboratively with multiple team members to understand, assess, and improve accounting processes. This role will report to the Americas & APAC Controller and is based in Chicago.

Key responsibilities and duties

  • Participate in the month-end close process by preparing journal entries and performing various asset and liability account reconciliations.
  • Review balance sheet and income statement variances and prepare detailed analyses explaining the monthly and quarterly fluctuations.
  • Assist Controller in daily accounting activities and month-end closing procedures.
  • Conduct process reviews, perform controls testing, remediate control failures and proactively assess changes to the overall control environment.
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests, including quarterly reviews and the year-end audit.
  • Engage with Finance and Tax departments by providing general ledger detail and analysis for financial performance.
  • Specific projects and other ad hoc assignments as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. CPA eligible, if not licensed
  • Sound understanding of US GAAP
  • 4 to 8 years of accounting experience
  • Experience with general ledger/month-end close processes
  • Prior consolidations experience and/or SEC reporting experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of Workday Financial Management a plus
  • Proficient with MS Office, with advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-environment
  • Ability to assume additional responsibilities over time
  • Ability to work through ambiguity

Why OneSpan

OneSpan offers the best of both worlds – a solid foundation that only an established global enterprise can provide, with the energy and creativity of an innovative start-up. In every role at OneSpan, you’ll contribute to the success of the most advanced security and e-signature technologies, and have opportunities to grow. You’ll continue your hands-on education through formal training and informal programs.