Senior Accountant | Logistics | West Chicago, IL

West Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD90,000 - USD100,000 per year
  • Ample career growth opportunity with a growing multi-million dollar company
  • Direct mentorship from the Financial Controller!

About Our Client

My favorite client is a prominent transportation company operating in the Americas region and looking to add a Senior Accountant to their accounting team. With a strong presence and reputation in the industry, they offer a comprehensive range of freight solutions based of their client's need. Leveraging their extensive network nationally and globally, they efficiently manages the movement of goods across various modes of transportation, including warehousing, intermodal, and air. They are known for their customer-centric approach by consistently delivering reliable, cost-effective, and timely services, catering to diverse industries and ensuring seamless global connectivity.

Job Description

  • Manage monthly close process
  • Journal Entries and General Ledgers
  • Monthly and quarterly reconciliations
  • ERP system implementation
  • Process improvements
  • Assist the Financial Controller and Senior Management in strategic planning
  • Weekly P&L reporting

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/Business
  • CPA certification highly preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in Accounting
  • Manufacturing, distribution, or related industry experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel knowledge (V-Lookup, pivot tables, macros, complex formulas)
  • Knowledge of GAAP

What's on Offer

  • Highly competitive compensation package
  • Lucrative discretionary bonus potential + Christmas bonus + EOY bonus
  • Strong benefits
  • Ample room to progress your career internally or within one of their business units
  • Highly visible role, reporting to the Corporate Controller
  • Collaborating with the CFO and senior leadership
  • Mentorship and training from the team
  • Closely knit, family feel team culture
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Job summary

Sub Sector
System Accountant
Transport & Distribution
West Chicago
Contract Type
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Andrew Noll
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