Senior Manufacturing Accountant

Salary:
$70,000 to start plus superior company-sponsored benefits including stock options and tuition reimbursement

Location:
South Suburbs of Chicago, IL - Tinley Park Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Senior Manufacturing Accountant
Accounting / Accountant
$70,000 to start plus superior company-sponsored benefits including stock options and tuition reimbursement
South Suburbs of Chicago, IL - Tinley Park Area

As Senior Manufacturing Accountant you will:

- Provide assistance and support to the Controller and Accounting Manager
- Perform routine accounting functions and specialized analysis
- Conduct month-end closing activities
- Prepare journal entries
- Review and reconcile accounts to the General Ledger
- Review and analyze budgets and forecasts
- Prepare inventory reconciliation
- Analyze cost data
- Review Profit and Loss Statements and Balance Sheets
- Coordinate with Management and External Audit Teams
- Make actionable suggestions based on your analysis
- Ensure compliance with SOX and other applicable laws and regulations
- Record and report financial information in accordance with GAAP
- Manage special projects

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least 3 years of Manufacturing Accounting experience or relevant accounting experience from within a manufacturing and/or distribution environment

With:

- A Bachelor's Degree
- Knowledge of accounting and financial principles
- The ability to travel on occasion [all travel paid at company expense]

And:

- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- Accurate data entry skills

Additionally:

- Effective communication skills
- Analysis and strategic planning skills
- Organization and attention to detail
- Problem solving skills

Pluses:

- An Advanced Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar +++
- Proficiency with Lawson M3 +++

JobGiraffe's client is a manufacturer supporting the plumbing industry.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, or by phone if needed.

JG ID #20-1193 - Tinley Park, IL 60477

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Accounting Skills, Manufacturing, Processing, Refining

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