Senior Accountant



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Salary Range

USD90000 - USD110000 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Waukegan IL Area - (USA) 5101 Washington Street Unit 23 IL Gurnee , IL 60031



Job Description

Permanent Position

The Senior Accountant will work closely with the Finance department head in the day-to-day

activities of the department as well as US Ops Accounting and Corporate Financial Reporting

teams during month-end close. This position will be involved in all aspects of general

accounting for the entity. Working knowledge of SOX Compliance is a must.

Job Accountabilities:

" Journal entry preparation and verification of transactions in the general ledger

" Assist with month-end close by running month end jobs and providing analytical

support as needed

" Provide accurate balance sheet reconciliations along with proper

analysis/documentation (including inter-companies)

" Assist with the review and analysis of monthly financial statementsLeadership role in SOX compliance, ensuring that control activities are completed

accurately and timely

" Track and maintain fixed assets and capital projects detail, including management of

expenditure request process and month-end depreciation adjustments

" Develop and maintain a system of internal controls over accounting and other integral

parts of the organization


" Assist with both internal and external audit teams by providing requested

documentation and approvals

" Prepare and file property/sales tax returns

" Uphold company standards when working with business partners to ensure compliance

with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls, while also providing

support on special requests when required

" Continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

Education, Experience, Skills & Competencies:

" Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

" 5+ years relevant accounting with intercompany experience in a manufacturing environment


" In depth knowledge of accounting principles as well as technical accounting skills

" A self-starter who can work well within a team, business partner with other departments and

influence decisions

" Ability to professionally communicate with all levels of the organization

" Attention to detail, superior organizational skills and ability to problem solve

" Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

" JD Edwards / Ross experience preferred, or comparable system experience

" Intermediate Excel

" Sarbanes Oxley 404 experience is strongly preferred