Senior Accountant

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $100,000 per year
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Senior Accountant

job summary:
We are working for a national transportation company that is looking for a Senior Accountant in downtown Chicago! This is a key role with high visibility and is heavily relied on by management to provide valuable output!

location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 100,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares journal entries for revenues, expenses, work-in-process recognition, Intercompany transactions, and other miscellaneous items for all shop locations to ensure financial statement accuracy
  • Prepares and analyzes weekly and monthly management reporting including financial statements and key metric reports
  • Actively participates in the preparation of annual budgets for each shop location
  • Works closely with shop personnel to provide insight and assistance when needed
  • Completes monthly account reconciliations including work-in-process, cash, AR, AP, inventory, and other balance sheet accounts
  • Participates and assists in the audits of annual physical inventory counts at shop locations
  • Partners with our engineering team to analyze and review capital expenditures which includes ROI analysis, available spend tracking, and maintaining the fixed asset ledger
  • Supports monthly reporting requirements to parent company in Hyperion (validations and flow forms)
  • Creates, maintains, and improves reporting templates to provide ad-hoc financial reporting to internal customers
  • Develops improvements to shop reporting resources and assists with special projects as assigned
Skills and Abilities

B.S. degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred

High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience within Hyperion

At least 3 years of progressive experience in accounting and/or financial analysis ideally in a manufacturing environment.

Experience with creating or writing templates and reports (in or out of excel)

Knowledge of how intercompany transactions and profit eliminations work

Other Desired Skills: Excellent demeanor, attention to detail and organization, outstanding work ethic, great communication, ability to work independently with little to no supervision, ability to travel (~5%),

Interested in learning more? Please contact Bridget Janso at for more information!

skills: Hyperion, Manufacturing Cost Acct
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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