Senior Accountant

Evanston, Illinois Permanent USD80,000 - USD100,000 per year
  • Global, diverse manufacturer with lots of room for internal growth
  • Supportive leadership team with excellent room for growth

About Our Client

Our client, a global, innovative, and technologically forward thinking manufacturer, is looking to identify a Senior Accountant to join their busy and dynamic accounting department and get exposure to all aspects of accounting for a mid/large manufacturer. This is an excellent opportunity for someone coming out of public accounting looking to make their first move, or someone with industry accounting experience that would like to join a Fortune 200 business with a clear career path into more senior positions.

Job Description

Within this position, the responsibilities of the Senior Accountant will include:

  • Preparation of various expense and balance sheet journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Preparation of balance sheet and profit & loss statements, including enhancements to profit & loss statements, as the company grows/changes
  • Analyzes month over month expense variances
  • Prepare detailed close packages containing financial statement schedules and analysis
  • Responsible for detailed monthly freight analysis.
  • Build dashboards containing KPI's to monitor the company's performance
  • Assist team with account reconciliations, and general accounting questions
  • Support controller on implementation of accounting procedures and policies
  • Assist in preparation and implementation of internal controls, including meeting with internal and external auditors to discuss deficiencies and opportunities for improvement

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

To be considered for this Senior Accountant position, candidates will ideally have:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Masters or CPA is highly preferred but not essential
  • Public accounting experience highly preferred but not essential
  • 3+ years of accounting/public accounting experience
  • Excellent excel skills & communication skills
  • Manufacturing or distribution industry experience

What's on Offer

On offer to the successful Senior Accountant:

  • An excellent base salary of between $80,000- $100,000
  • Annual bonus potential of up to 15%
  • 3 weeks PTO, increasing to 4 weeks
  • 6% 401k match
  • Industry leading healthcare, dental and vision for individuals and families
  • Your birthday off work!
  • Half day Friday's during the summer months
  • Flexible, in office/remote schedule
  • Best in class training and development opportunities
  • Mentorship from senior leadership
  • Exposure to global operations
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