Sr. Accountant II in Oak Brook, IL

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Retail & Consumer Goods   •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

The Job

As a Sr. Accountant II in the General Accounting area of the Finance department, you will be responsible for ensuring the accurate presentation of financial records by providing accounting support and preparing some complex journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial analysis. This individual has the opportunity to work directly with varying levels of management and business partners throughout the organization through various forms of communication when accomplishing these tasks

What you'll do

  • Create/update accounting policies, procedures, and memos
  • Prepare higher level, more complex ad-hoc reports and analysis as assigned by management
  • Work with the stakeholders to gain an understanding of the area, determine the root cause of any issues identified, propose process improvements and assist with the implementation of the process improvements
  • Lead or assist on projects designed to improve accounting efficiency or drive higher quality deliverables.

What you need to succeed

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of work experience in a financial/accounting capacity
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and data mining skills
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles
  • Intermediate project management skills
  • Ability to work with some supervision
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to successfully interact with management throughout the organization
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint at an advanced level