Salary Mid-Point: $85,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT OPPORTUNITY IN THE NORTH SUBURBS!  

Responsibilities include:         

  • Performing various accounting procedures and analysis related to the proper statement of inventory balances.
  • Month end closing procedures & account reconciliations
  • Identify efficiencies to streamline processes and procedures
  • Work closely with internal and external auditors to complete Audit schedules (interim/year end) and Sarbanes Oxley controls review/testing to ensure compliance
  • Travel to perform physical inventory observations at distribution facilities. This includes related book-to-physical inventory reconciliations and adjustments
  • Complete trial balance review and limited budget/forecast preparation
  • Ad Hoc analysis and projects as needed                                

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will have a degree in either Finance or Accounting, with minimum 4+ years of accounting experience.
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to lead and motivate individuals
  • Must work independently and use critical thinking/judgment skills to make sound decisions with minimal daily direction from manager
  • Ability to understand and follow inventory transactions and the implication they have to the Financial Statements.
  • Excellent communication, detail analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, along with the ability to prioritize and manage many initiatives simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in Excel (complex spreadsheets).
  • Experience in Essbase (or comparable reporting tool), PeopleSoft (or comparable ERP systems), Microsoft Access and Word is a plus.
  • Understanding of basic distribution warehouse operations, transactions, and the financial impacts is beneficial.
  • Approximately 10% travel is required

Please email resumes to marybarnett@ifgpr.com