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Senior Accountant

Brilliant Management Resources - Chicago • Northbrook, IL

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - 5 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Accounting - Finance

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Job Description

Our client, a manufacturer in the Northwest suburbs is in need of a Senior Accountant.  The need is immediate for a contract to hire basis.  The Senior Accountant is responsible for maintaining the corporate general ledger and managing consolidations in support of the timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements in conformity with US GAAP.  This role provides assistance with a broad range of corporate accounting functions including financial close and consolidation, financial systems implementations, Hyperion report writing and financial planning and analysis.  The Senior Accountant reports to the Controller.  The Senior Accountant responsibilities and requirements are listed below: 

• Continuously improve the corporate close and consolidation process
• Preparation and recording of corporate journal entries in SAP 
• Prepare consolidated financial statements, State Cash Flows and Guarantor financial statements
• Prepare Corporate SG&A reporting and analysis
• Reconcile corporate balance sheet accounts
• Own certain internal controls over financial reporting 
• Write ad-hoc reports in HFM and Hyperion Planning
• Support the preparation of SEC filings (Form 10-Q, Form 10-K and Proxy) and Earnings Releases
• Support preparation of materials for meetings with the Board of Directors and Audit Committee
• Support financial analysis for executive and board level reporting
• Accounting for confidential transactions, stock-based compensation, and severance reserves
• Support preparation of the annual income tax filings
• Support the quarterly and annual income tax provision
• Support the budget and forecast process for corporate SG&A
• Support Ad hoc analyzes

Job Requirements

• BA in Accounting or Finance
• 5+ years experience
• Experience working in an executive management environment 
• Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required
• Experience with SAP, HFM, Hyperion Planning, Essbase and BI
• Ability to work cooperatively on a team and to deal with conflicts in a positive manner
• Ability to respond positively to guidance and criticism, and welcome growth opportunities
• Understand financial implications of decisions within role and department
• Ability to deliver oral and written communications that make an impact
• Ability to demonstrate significant skill and desire for satisfying internal customers

If you or anyone you know is interested and qualified, please apply!
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