• Accountant, Senior

    Location US-IL-Lincolnshire
    Job ID
    45913
    Function
    Finance
  • Overview

    Maintains the integrity and accuracy of financial statements and the month-end closing activities for multiple legal entities in a region. Analyzes assigned account reconciliations, and establishes, documents, and improves accounting processes and procedures.

    Responsibilities

    • Manages month-end closing activities and prepares financial statements including income statements, balance sheets, profit-and-loss, and other accounting statements.
    • Develops and maintains records of all general ledger accounts and all monthly and quarterly journal entries necessary for monthly close; enters journal entries, reconciles all accounts and investigates reconciling items.
    • Maintains compliance with accounting standards and regulations (e.g., U.S. GAAP, SOX, and local regulations) and participates in interim and year-end audits with internal and external auditors.
    • Prepares, records, and analyzes accounting transactions.
    • Mentors and directs other members of the accounting team as necessary; serves as the subject matter expert to develop and maintain training materials.
    • Directs the setup up of new general ledger accounts, dimensions and integrations into the ERP system; identifies and documents process improvements.
    • Contributes to moderately complex projects

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.  Applicable Accounting certification preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Accounting or Finance
    • Broad knowledge of accounting practices and principles
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Advanced Excel and database skills
    • Advanced experience with ERP systems

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