Salary Mid-Point: $75,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Our client is looking to add a Senior Accountant to their team.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Prepare, analyze and enter journal entries related to the month-end close
  • Acquire proficiency in all functional lines of the closing process (i.e. Revenue, Inventory, Cost of Goods Sold, Inter-company, Fixed Assets, etc.)
  • Analyze current processes and procedures of the above for areas of improvement and document the same
  • Prepare and analyze monthly balance sheet and sales account reconciliations as assigned
  • Prepare a variety of roll-forwards, schedules and financial analyses as assigned to complete monthly/quarterly deliverables
  • Create, modify and/or execute various reports and queries in the GL and ERP systems which result in improvements to standardization, efficiencies and productivity
  • Maintain communication with plant Controllers, Finance team, and Corporate Accounting to effectively perform above duties
  • Prepare ad-hoc reporting and analyses as requested

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP and SEC accounting and disclosure standards
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced user in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with JD Edwards preferred

 

Interested candidates should send their resume to robjames@ifgpr.com