Senior Accountant

  • location: Downers Grove, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $79,000 per year
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Senior Accountant

job summary:
A global manufacturer in the western suburbs of Chicago is seeing a new Senior Accountant for their Corporate Accounting division.

location: Downers Grove, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 79,000 per year
work hours: 9-6
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 4 Years

  • Cash/bank reconciliations for entities managed by corporate
  • Review daily cash activity and record related entries
  • Regularly maintain/oversee detailed reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Provide first level review of Accounts Payable items (invoice coding, payment register reconciliations, etc.)
  • Prepare and enter journal entries and maintain supporting documentation related to various prepaids, accruals, inter-company activity and equity transactions
  • Prepare corporate office financials and related schedules to discuss with cost center owners and FP&A
  • Provide detailed analyses and explanations for one-off transactions
  • Prepare stock based compensation journals and intercompany stock option invoices.
  • Prepare documentation for external auditors
  • Month-end Close related tasks
  • Serve as primary backup to other team members, while offering assistance and mentorship to each member
  • Review accounting entries to ensure proper accounting in accordance with U.S. GAAP and Corporate Policy
  • Work with multiple accounting systems that support the financial information and account reconciliations
  • Responsible for initial quarterly deferred tax and tax provision calculations for corporate entities
  • Support Management and other Corporate departments with various ad hoc assignments
  • Promote and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives, including process automation

Fully qualified candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • 4+ years of experience, including corporate accounting exposure
  • General understanding of U.S. GAAP and management reporting and analysis
  • Curious mindset that proactively seeks understanding and feedback
  • Insightful personality that can navigate complexity and identify improvement points
  • Engaging approach to teaming with others
  • Determination to overcome obstacles and achieve objectives
  • Upholds commitment to quality through robust self-review
  • Motivated by and thrives in a fast-paced, decentralized global environment
  • Experience with large ERP systems, including Oracle, and web-based account reconciliation tools ideal
  • CPA preferred
To apply, please click below. Please direct any questions to Maggie McCormick at

skills: Oracle
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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