Accountant

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $75,000 - $80,000 per year

job description

Accountant

Our client is currently seeking to hire a full-time Accountant.  This is a direct hire opportunity for a Global Fortune 500 company that is in the top five globally in its industry.  Daily responsibilities will include daily, monthly, and quarterly closing procedures, internal and external auditing, as well as to analyze and evaluate departmental costs and drive continuous improvement across all aspects of the business.  Safety is the most important part of all jobs; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times. Are you ready to join a well-respected, team-oriented organization?  

Responsibilities

 

  • Day-to-day, month-end, and quarter-end accounting activities
  •  Corporate, tax and divisional reporting
  •  Assisting in the internal and external audit process
  •  Maintaining and continuously improving internal control structure
  • Working closely with all departments to analyze and evaluate departmental costs and drive continuous improvement across all aspects of the business.
 

Additionally, the ideal candidate will have a commitment to quality, profitability, and continuous improvement and possess the ability to develop an in-depth understanding of the production environment. He/She must have knowledge of GAAP, cost accounting principles, and other related duties to support the department & division. Occasional travel may be necessary for meetings, trainings and best-marking.

Skills

  • cost accounting principals (1 year of experience is required)
  • GAAP (2 years of experience is required)
  • month-end activities (2 years of experience is preferred)
  • team player (2 years of experience is required)
  • ERP
  • SAP
Education

  • Bachelors (required)
Qualifications

  • Years of experience: 5 years
  • Experience level:Experienced
Shift: First

Working hours: 8 AM - 4 PM

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