Senior Accountant - Manufacturing - Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD70,000 - USD75,000
  • Hybrid Working Opportunity (3 days in, 2 home)
  • Ability to Make Immediate Impact Working Directly with the Controller & CFO

About Our Client

I'm partnered with the CFO at a growing leader in the manufacturing industry. They are in full growth mode right now looking to add on a Senior Accountant to handle the month-end close, annual accruals, prepaids and other ad-hoc projects that arise for more exposure and development. My client fosters an excellent working culture with hybrid opportunities and a dog-friendly office for boosted morale!

Job Description

  • Handle with day-to-day responsibilities including vendor payments and reconciliations, sales tax payments and reconciliations, etc.
  • Assist the Controller with the month-end closing process, including preparing month-end journal entries in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles GAAP and internal controls, including bank and credit card reconciliations, prepaids, accruals, depreciation, etc.
  • Complete/review monthly account reconciliations, including variance analysis.
  • Preparation of various ad-hoc analysis as needed from the Controller or CFO.
  • Assist the Controller with FP&A with long-range planning and annual budgeting process.
  • Ensure integrity of financial data, maintain confidentiality, and exhibit ethics and integrity.
  • Impact the overall organization in the most positive way possible, fostering leadership, collaboration, and a culture that is admired by the company and the industry

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 Business Administration
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience, preferably experience with inventory management
  • Strong technical skills, attention to detail, and analytical thinking, and the ability to think outside the box and improve existing processes
  • Intermediate Excel skills, including pivot tables and VLOOKUP
  • Experience with NetSuite (preferred) or other accounting software such as QuickBooks or Sage Intacct
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate to all levels and departments of the organization
  • Public Accounting experience preferred
  • CPA preferred or the pursuit of such certification

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation, commensurate with your experience
  • Great benefits including 70% medical paid by the company, 50% dental
  • 401K with up to 5% company match program
  • Unlimited PTO policy - we trust our employees to manage their time!
  • Pet friendly office
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Summer hours with WFH Fridays and general WFH flexibility
  • Free products while employed
  • Work directly with Controller & CFO
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Accounting
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Connor Forgue
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