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

Company: Pharmaceutical manufacturer

Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Lake Forest, IL (north Chicago suburbs)

Job Summary

Complete monthly general ledger close, including preparation of financial statements, analytical review of financial statements, journal entries, account reconciliations, and other reporting and ad hoc analysis as required for a timely close, while ensuring adherence to internal controls over financial reporting.
Essential Functions 

·       Prepares and disseminates financial statements and other financial reports for internal financial reporting package

·       Prepares schedules for SEC reporting and reviews draft reports

·       Coordinates with subsidiaries to ensure proper recording of financial information and confirms intercompany activity balances

·       Prepares account analyses and records journal entries for assigned areas

·       Performs account reconciliations, including key estimate accounts

·       Review and prepare vendor accruals

·       Ensure compliance with SOX requirements 

·       Prepares monthly borrowing base reporting and quarterly bank covenant calculations and reporting

·       Assists with process improvements and internal control enhancement

·       Other ad hoc reporting and duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications and Experience

·       3+ years of experience 

·       CPA preferred

·       Public Accounting experience preferred  

·       Industry experience, a plus

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required

·       Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format to Cameron Wall at