Senior Staff Accountant- Globally Recognizable Brand

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD75,000 - USD90,000 per year
  • Global, diverse manufacturer with lots of room for internal growth
  • Excellent internal mentorship and training opportunities

About Our Client

Excellent opportunity to join a Mid-sized, family run manufacturer located near the Midway/La Grange area as a Senior Staff Accountant and key member of the accounting team as they look to continue their current growth into 2023. This is a company known for its family feel and supportive culture. Internal progression opportunities are on offer for the right candidate. This company is located in the La Grange/Midway area is operating a 3 days in the office/ 2 days at home working schedule.

Having been in business for over 100 years, this is a proven and established manufacturer that has steadily diversified its outreach and product offering decade after decade. They are now the proud manufacturers of some of the most used products within the household and automotive sector. They are looking to identify a Senior Staff Accountant that can work closely with and be mentored by the Controller into a Senior Accountant/Accounting Supervisor position. This company is located in the La Grange/Midway area is operating a 3 days in the office/ 2 days at home working schedule.

Job Description

Within this Senior Staff Accountant position, responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close and reporting requirements
  • Collect & analyze data to determine the cost of business activities
  • Work with operations, sales, and marketing teams to proactively improve KPIs
  • Responsible for key cost accounting duties such as slow and obsolete inventory analysis and the standard cost update
  • Provide financial support to the operations team, including cost trends, cost improvement opportunities, and profitability analysis of products, suppliers, programs and special projects
  • Partner with operations in managing the capital expenditure plan and overall responsibility for fixed asset accounting
  • Ensure that accurate financial records and strong internal controls are in place and being followed
  • Assist in preparation of annual operation plan, long range strategic plans, monthly outlooks, quarterly reviews and other special analysis

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 position, the successful Senior Staff Accountant will ideally have:

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

What's on Offer

On offer for the successful Senior Staff Accountant:

  • Competitive base salary of $75,000- $90,000
  • Strong benefits (401k match, pension plan, etc.)
  • Hybrid working schedule- 3 days in office/2 days remote
  • Amazing collaborative team culture with excellent social and team building events
  • Ample career progression internally
  • Mentorship from the Controller
  • Tuition reimbursement
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