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Senior Accountant

Akorn, Inc Lake Forest Full-Time
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Job Summary

Complete monthly general ledger close, including preparation of financial statements, analytical review of financial statements, journal entries, account reconciliations, and other reporting and ad hoc analysis as required for a timely close, while ensuring adherence to internal controls over financial reporting.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares and disseminates financial statements and other financial reports for internal financial reporting package
  • Prepares schedules for SEC reporting and reviews draft reports
  • Coordinates with subsidiaries to ensure proper recording of financial information and confirms intercompany activity balances
  • Prepares account analyses and records journal entries for assigned areas
  • Performs account reconciliations, including key estimate accounts
  • Review and prepare vendor accruals
  • Ensure compliance with SOX requirements
  • Prepares monthly borrowing base reporting and quarterly bank covenant calculations and reporting
  • Assists with process improvements and internal control enhancement
  • Other ad hoc reporting and duties as assigned.

3+ years of experience CPA preferred Public Accounting experience preferred Industry experience, a plus Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
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Job ID: 1351BR


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Akorn, Inc. is a niche pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals as well as animal and consumer health products. We specialize in difficult-to-manufacture sterile and non-sterile dosage forms including: ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, otics, topicals, inhalants, and nasal sprays. Akorn markets its products to retail pharmacies, ophthalmologists, optometrists, physicians, veterinarians, hospitals, clinics, wholesalers, distributors, group purchasing organizations, and government agencies.

Akorn has Research and Development facilities in Vernon Hills, IL; Warminster, PA; and Copiague, NY that provide a robust and continuous pipeline of new products. Akorn's manufacturing facilities are located in Decatur, IL; Somerset, NJ; Amityville, NY; Paonta Sahib, India; and Hettlingen, Switzerland.

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