Senior Staff Accountant

Confidential Company  •  Glendale Heights, IL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Food & Beverage

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/03/18 by Christine Prieve
Confidential Company
Glendale Heights, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Food & Beverage
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/03/18 Christine Prieve

Do You Want:

?      A role where you will provide accounting, analysis and efficiency expertise for this fast-paced manufacturer of premium ethnic foods?

?      A company with a long history in the Chicago area and located in a state-of-the-art facility in Glendale Heights?


My client is a $100MM manufacturer and distributor of premium ethnic foods for both foodservice and retail. To support their fast growth, they are seeking a Senior Staff Accountant to support their operations as a critical part of their Finance group. This position will appeal to you if you want the opportunity to be part of a team dedicated to continuous improvement, innovation and ensuring excellence for our customers.

We Offer:

?      A challenging role where you will maintain financial records, ensure accuracy of ledger accounts, reconciliation, prepare complex balance sheets and P&L statements. You will also oversee cash management and reporting, and sales and use tax compliance reporting, audits and oversee one staff accountant.

?      A company that manages from its values, is customer focused, has open communication and clear expectations  

?      Direct reporting to our Accounting Manager, who is approachable and will help mentor you

?      A management team that appreciates the contributions employees make to its continued success and growth

?      A collaborative work environment in an engaged work culture

We require:

?      A person who aligns with our values and mission, including trust, open communication, a commitment to quality and continuous improvement, a strong work ethic with drive and initiative, and the ability to work in a fast paced, high-performance, customer-focused team environment.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a Bachelors degree in Accounting or related
  • CPA certification (active or inactive)
  • Experience in manufacturing, preferably food or consumer products
  • Experience with trade spend accounting/deductions
  • Experience with ERP system in a manufacturing environment
  • Have effective communication skills and the ability to successfully interact with diverse personalities at all levels

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