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

IFG'S client, a global distribution company, is seeking a Sr.  Financial Analyst - Vendor Rebates, to join their team!

This role is currently 100% remote! Could go hybrid in the future.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Monthly close process for Supplier allowances and Marketing Funds, while managing, leading and developing reports (i.e. aging, reconciliations, and schedules) for outstanding allowances.
  • Perform data sourcing and calculations associated with rebate programs to accurately determine the amounts for accruals and disbursements.
  • Develop financial reporting tools to facilitate program administration and communicate program results to management and field sales.
  • Establish proper controls while adapting accounting and record keeping functions to current computerized accounting systems technology.
  • Provide financial analysis of total rebate revenue, including comparisons to forecasted results and trended results.
  • Assist manager in preparing rebate forecast.
  • Analyze records of financial transactions to determine accuracy and completeness of entries.
  • Prepare, enter and review journal entries into the general ledger system.
  • Prepare and analyze account reconciliations and resolves any outstanding items.
  • Communicate with other departments to ensure proper accounting for purchases and expenses.
  • Support internal and external auditors in accumulation and preparation of required auditing documentation and schedules.
  • Implement process improvements that result in improved efficiencies.
  • Perform timely account analysis ensuring accurate month end balances.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Demonstrated experience in accounting; thorough knowledge of accounting principles, theories, and practical applications including GAAP
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Data warehouse utilization skills 
  • Strong Microsoft office skills
  • Excellent Excel skills 
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years of relevant experience in finance or accounting functions, preferably in a large corporate environment is a plus
  • Experience working with supplier allowances is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills; attentions detail; proactive

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
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