Staff Accountant | Leading Manufacturer | Lemont, IL

Lemont, Illinois Permanent USD75,000 - USD85,000 per year
  • Highly visible role, reporting to the Controller + Senior Leaders
  • Ample career growth opportunity with a growing multi-million dollar company

About Our Client

My client is looking to add another member to their team to assist with a blend of accounting, financial analysis and special projects. This company is a $50M dollar subsidiary of a global, publicly traded multi-billion dollar company. They manufacture industrial components for some really cool projects including SpaceX/Tesla/Boeing.

This is a great opportunity to partner with the Controller and VP on a variety of projects and general accounting.

Job Description

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in compliance with international accounting standards.
  • Provide insights into financial performance and variances to support strategic decision-making.
  • Oversee general ledger accounts and ensure proper classification of transactions.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Conduct detailed cost analysis to optimize manufacturing processes and identify cost-saving opportunities.
  • Collaborate with operations teams to ensure accurate and timely recording of production costs.
  • Assist in the development of annual budgets and forecasts.
  • Monitor budget performance and provide variance analysis to department heads.
  • Ensure compliance with local and international financial regulations.
  • Coordinate with external auditors to facilitate the annual audit process.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement best practices in accounting procedures.
  • Streamline financial processes to enhance efficiency and accuracy.Collaborate with various departments, including finance, operations, and executive leadership, to gather information and support decision-making. Provide financial expertise to support business initiatives and projects.

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 or Finance
  • Minimum of 1 year of accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing organization and/or public accounting firm
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and international accounting standards.
  • Proficient in accounting software and ERP systems.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What's on Offer

  • Above market standard base salary
  • Monthly/Yearly Bonus Program
  • 401k/Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Medical,Dental, Vision Insurance - majority being company paid for
  • 3+ weeks of PTO
  • Highly visible role, working closely with CFO + Senior Leaders
  • Awesome team culture

Apply now and your resume will be considered within 24 hours!

Lyndsay Dalimonte
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Job summary

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Financial Accounting
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Lyndsay Dalimonte
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