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Our Chicago West Suburban client is one of the largest manufacturers of flexible automotive components globally, with extensive manufacturing and distribution facilities on six continents. Their cutting-edge technologies support a growing number of major North American and European automotive and heavy truck manufacturers.

Benefits:

· Month-end close hours are no more than 50 hours/week. Non-close weeks are 40 hours.

· Flexible daily start times between 7-9 AM.

· Competitive compensation and PTO package

· Medical, dental, vision insurance

· 401k plan with match.

· Tuition Reimbursement.

· Remote work option during adverse weather conditions, with the expectation to work on-site each day under normal circumstances.

Staff Accountant

The Position:


Reporting to the Accounting Manager for our $100 Million business unit, the
accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, bank reconciliations, preparing & updating financial statements/reports, analyzing revenues and expenditures, performing variance analysis, conducting special projects, as assigned. Serves as a reliable resource in supporting the Finance department.


Duties


• Prepare general accounting and other related duties for the organization.
• Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures, including journal entries,
general ledgers maintenance, monthly financial statements, and other reports to
be used by management for analyzing financial information.
• Prepare both Microsoft Excel and/or Accounting Software system-generated
versions of financial statements and reports relating to financial performance. In
addition, conduct variance analysis between actual, budget, and prior year.
• Assist in budgetary and forecast processes.
• Provides inside/outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account
information and documents to perform the annual audit.
• Manage projects through completion with limited supervision required.
• Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:


• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
• Minimum 3 years of experience in accounting.
• Manufacturing accounting experience, preferred.
• Self-starter with excellent communication skills who has the ability to implement change, work independently and with others, and is deadline oriented.

• Detail-oriented with strong math, analytical, and reconcilement skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Robust Microsoft Office knowledge

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