Oct 08, 2021

Senior Accountant

  • OneTrust
  • Wood Dale, IL, United States

✍🏾Job Description

Or client is a manufacturing company in 500M dollar range, and operates like a public company. They are also leaders in the space with a lot of long term potential. This role is working on preparing journal entries and reconciliations for monthly general ledger close. Ensure that all deliverables comply with regulatory guidance and professional standards. Provide assistance to the Director of Accounting with external audits. Assist with accounting related general ledger and other special projects assigned by management.

  • Assist with various month-end closing procedures including preparing journal entries and related supporting schedules.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance.
  • Create various finance and accounting ad-hoc reports and analysis.
  • Work on various special projects and perform other accounting assignments as needed.
  • Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility.

Education Experience and/or Qualifications

  • BS in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • Three to five years progressively responsible experience in public accounting and/or manufacturing industry.
  • CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.
  • Experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook or similar programs.
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with higher levels of difficulty.