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Senior Accountant

Ascendo Resources Chicago Full-Time
$90,000.00 - $95,000.00 / year
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Very reputable and outstanding company located in the Chicago Loop is looking for an Senior Accountant / Accounting Manager for an immediate need. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic group with a company with tons of growth opportunity.

Position pays $92,000 - $95,000 with great benefits!

  • Lead the month end close process for the Midwest region
  • Ensure customer billings and expenditure are accurately recorded in the accounting records and posted to the correct general ledger accounts ensuring the variances generated are a true reflection of current financial position
  • Prepare and review monthly closing entries
  • Prepare job & branch cost variance analysis against budget and latest operational forecasts
  • Work with the branch offices to ensure that the latest operational forecasts are accurate to ensure that variances are mitigated
  • Work closely with operational management teams with annual budget process including capital budgets
  • Assist the sales/marketing team with RFP’s and pricing sheets
  • Maintain the integrity of the internal control environment around month end process

Job Requirements

• Bachelors or Master's degree required in accounting.

• Minimum of 3-5 years accounting or finance experience.

• Some exposure to manufacturing operations is preferred.

• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

• Prior JD Edwards (Oracle software) experience preferred.

• Previous public accounting or mid to large company experience a plus

• Ability to analyze and communicate financial information to various levels of the organization.

• Project Management experience preferred.

• Demonstrated ability to develop strategies, propose solutions, and serve as a business partner across multiple divisions as needed.

• Ability to prioritize, manage time, and handle daily interruptions.

• Ability to generate ideas to resolve issues. • Ability to “tell the story” behind the numbers to various audiences (internal/external) • Ability to communicate complex ideas directly over the phone or in person versus email format.

• Demonstrated ability to understand verbal and non-verbal etiquette and professionalism in departmental meetings.

• Other duties and assignments as required.

Recommended skills

Internal Controls
Analysis Of Variance
General Ledger
Closing Entries


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