Senior Accountant - Distribution - Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD75,000 - USD90,000
  • Frequent Exposure to Senior Leadership & C-Suite
  • Hybrid Working Schedule

About Our Client

My client is a $900 million-dollar organization that is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their Accounting team! My client is an industry leader in the wholesale distribution space. They partner with multi-billion dollar brands supplying more than 200,000 products and 600 brands to thousands of suppliers. My client offers a product selection ranging from home care brands to automotive supplies. Chances are my client had a hand in supplying many products in your home right now to your favorite retailers!

Job Description

  • Assist with month-end close duties
  • Perform consolidation checks
  • Assist with maintaining general ledger
  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Identify process improvements and procedures
  • Collaborate with business units to develop company cash reconciliation
  • Assist with inter company out-of-balance reconciliation process
  • Provide accounting support when needed

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in accounting
  • Manufacturing or distribution experience preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel and Word
  • Strong business communication and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail

What's on Offer

  • 4% 401K match
  • 3+ weeks PTO
  • Hybrid working schedule
  • Work directly with the Corporate Controller, CFO, and CEO
  • Cross-functional exposure - work with sales, marketing, category management, and customer development
  • Collaborative team structure
  • Ample career progression opportunity across Accounting and Finance - Corporate Accounting, FP&A, Global Consolidations and more!
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