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Senior Accountant

Brilliant Financial Staffing - Chicago, Dallas & Ft. Lauderdale Schaumburg Full-Time
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Our client, a manufacturer in the Chicago Loop is in need of a Senior Accountant.  The need is immediate for a contract to hire basis.  The Senior Accountant will be reporting the Controller.  The Senior Accountant responsibilities and requirements are listed below:


•    Analyze financial information to prepare and post journal entries to general ledger accounts 
•    Update and maintain general ledger account reconciliations with supporting schedules 
•    Document various accruals for payroll, legal, accounting, consulting, and other accrued expenses
•    Performs monthly consolidation in Oracle Financials after month-end close is complete
•    Prepare the monthly consolidated financial statements 
•    Responsible for the balance sheets, income statements and statement of cash flows
•    Maintain fixed asset sub-ledger and depreciation schedules, including construction in progress (CIP) 
•    Work with Plant Controllers to processes fixed asset additions, disposals, and transfers  
•    Track capital spending by project vs. budget 
•    Allocates un-applied cash receipts to plant locations
•    Analyzes inter-company activity to ensure accounts are reconciled at month-end
•    Work with sales team to analyze sales rebates to calculate and post monthly rebate journal entries  
•    Prepares schedules, analyses and other PBC request items for annual financial audit


•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance 
•    5+ years of related experience in accounting 
•    CPA or CMA a plus 
•    Proficiency with Oracle Financial software preferred
•    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general technical procedures or governmental regulations  
•    Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
•    Ability to calculate figures such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages
•    Willingness to meet deadlines and perform within a group setting

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

Skills required

Financial Transactions
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
General Ledger
Standard Accounting Practices
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Brilliant specializes in helping Accounting & Finance professionals find interim assignments. Through consultative personal interaction we develop a Heightened Awareness on a professional, personal and emotional level with hiring companies and candidates. We actually think of our network of candidates as talented people and organizations as those seeking talented people. We believe it's all about assisting talented accounting and finance professions in attaining their short term career goals. And attaining your particular set of goals is how we measure our success.

Our Staffing Professionals are uniquely positioned to deliver unparalleled results because of their first-hand experience. Many of us are former accounting professionals and hiring managers from big four accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies. From payroll clerk to accounting management, we have been there and understand all career levels and the intricate background and skills associated with those positions.

Even though we specialize in a specific business discipline, we serve the spectrum of today's business world. Through our networking we have developed partnerships with organizations in varied industries so that we are not limited to a narrowed cottage niche. We cover financial services, professional services, manufacturing, real estate, insurance, distribution, retail and technology just to name a few. Our awareness is focused on accounting and finance professionals and the vastness of the industries they serve.

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