Accountant

  • Location
    Westchester, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842887_2736421

To apply to this position you must email your resume directly to Andria Kozak at Andria.Kozak@parkerlynch.com

 

In the subject line type ‘Accountant – Summit, IL”

 

Our client is a Fortune 500 company. They are seeking to hire an Accountant to work in Summit, IL

 

The Accountant will execute accounting transactions in accordance with U.S. GAAP ensuring transactions are accurately and properly stated. Develop, analyze and report plant performance to management for comparison of actual results to plan and latest estimates. Participate in month-end and year-end closing processes as required.

           

Responsibilities:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Forecasting/Budgeting
  • Account Reconciliations
  • Audit Activities
  • Business Process Procedures
  • Analysis
  • Process Improvement – Conduct process reviews to identify improvements to enhance the quality of financial reporting. Lead the implementation of improvements identified through this process
  • Develop Relationships – Build and maintain collaborative relationships with all units and functional managers across multiple locations to ensure accurate and timely reporting

 

 

Background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 0-3 years relevant experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic accounting concepts and theories used in the business environment
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate to various levels within the organization
  • Proven proficiency in the use of MS Office (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint)