Accountant I

Job ID 2022-2968
Category
Accounting & Finance
Job Locations
US-IL-Niles
Workplace Arrangement
Hybrid

Overview

Ready to put your Accounting skills to work for a global organization?

 

As the Accountant I, you'll gain experience in a variety of accounting duties that will challenge you. You'll be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and in preparing basic financial reports allowing you to learn full-cycle Accounting work. Apply today and let's get started! 

 

This role will be based in our Niles, IL headquarters and will keep a hybrid schedule. 

Responsibilities

  • Prepares journal entries and other related trend or variance analysis including balance sheet accounts, income statement verifications, and foreign subsidiary results for month-end close.
  • Prepares and issues reports and analyses for management and decision-makers.
  • Researches technical standards and practices for proper accounting treatment of new or revised processes, business changes, and/or FASB updates.
  • Keeps GRIR and Associate Balances cleared and up to date.
  • Maintains departmental guidelines/instructions, job aids, and written procedures.
  • May assist in the setup of processes and procedures that properly capture, track, and report financial information in accordance with company policy.
  • Analyzes monthly accruals and prepares journal entries for month-end close.
  • Prepares year-end journal entries, account reconciliations, schedules, and provides assistance to external auditors on annual year-end audit.
  • May be involved in reviewing, tracking and maintaining information in the financial systems, ensuring accuracy and compliance with US GAAP and other accounting regulations.
  • May assist in the development and monitoring of internal controls to meet audit standards and improve efficiency.
  • Provides assistance to other departments as needed for financial accounting issues
  • Oversees the completion of projects including planning, assigning, monitoring, reviewing progress and accuracy of work, including evaluation of results and recommendations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, CPA preferred
  • Entry level to 2 years of experience working on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations
  • Ability to learn and apply company policies and procedures to assigned tasks
  • Ability to follow established procedures on routine work; requiring detailed instructions only on new assignments
  • Ability to work independently, receiving little instruction on daily work, but receiving general instructions on newly introduced assignments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Microsoft Excel, SAP experience a plus
  • Detailed oriented, team player with excellent customer service skills
  • Proven time management skills; extremely well-organized
  • Basic knowledge of US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

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