Salary Mid-Point: $80,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Position: Senior Accountant

Company: Pharmaceutical Manufacturer (SEC filer)

Location: Lake Forest (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.


  • 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 and compensation history to Cameron Wall at