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Senior Accountant

Brilliant Financial Staffing_Chicago Chicago, IL Contractor
$78,844.00 (Careerbuilder est.) What is the Careerbuilder Estimated Salary? Only about 20% of the jobs in our search results contain salary information. When a job posting doesn’t include a salary, we estimate it by looking at similar jobs in the same industry in that location. It is not necessarily endorsed by the employer and actual compensation may vary based on your experience.
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Senior Accountant 

Brilliant Financial Staffing has been retained for a Senior Accountant search for a privately owned small to mid sized manufacturing company in South West Chicago. This Senior Accountant is a highly visible role with full P&L ownership reporting directly into the CFO. Our client is interviewing and hiring this role on a contract to hire basis to ensure a mutually beneficial fit before extending the permanent offer. The Senior Accountant will be primarily responsible for Financial Statement preparation, balance sheet reconciliation, journal entries and over all Month End Close activities. 

Primary responsibilities: 

  • Produce monthly P&L and Cash Flow statements to the CFO 
  • Prepare and enter journal entries for month-end close 
  • Perform research and analysis on account activity to determine appropriate classification 
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis. Researching outstanding items or invalid order entries 
  • Obtain and analyze data provided by process owners for complex and sensitive accrual areas to ensure appropriate accounting treatment (i.e. Legal accruals, Insurance accruals, etc.) 
  • Process payroll for approximately 175 employees utilizing ADP 
  • Assist with internal and external audits as requested 
  • Lead process improvement efforts to streamline current general accounting practices and reports 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Accounting. Advanced Degree a plus  
  • Manufacturing experience strongly preferred 
  • Payroll processing experience strongly preferred 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, organize and meet deadlines 
  • Strong spreadsheet and word processing PC skills, including Windows applications 

 

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Senior Accountant
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