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Sr. Staff Accountant (perm)

Job title: Sr. Staff Accountant (perm)
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Bolingbrook
Industry: Beauty
Remote: No
Reference: 423619
Contact name: Kimberley Pare
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a leader in the beauty and Retail space, is looking to bring on a talented fulltime Sr. Staff Accountant, starting immediately. 

Overview:

The General Accounting department is seeking an experienced Staff/Senior Accountant to assist with the accounting close process while supporting internal and external reporting.  Improve our ability to support the business and respond to the increasing demand for information. Take ownership of certain areas serving as a resource and expert for those related items. Assist with internal control compliance and various audits.

CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively participate in period, quarter, and year-end accounting close
  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations and work-papers
  • Work with business partners to obtain information supporting accruals and adjustments
  • Analyze accounting results, investigate variances and document findings
  • Support the financial reporting process and communication of results
  • Help ensure compliance with internal control policies and procedures
  • Assist with internal and external audits
  • Provide support for budget and forecast preparation
  • Perform other routine and non-routine functions as assigned by management

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS degree in Accounting and CPA required
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience
  • Retail or public accounting experience preferred
  • Solid analytical skills and technical accounting knowledge
  • Understanding of financial processes and internal controls
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment
  • Good communication, writing, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates leadership ability/potential
  • Able to work independently, as well as with a group
  • Dedicated and detail oriented
  • Self-starter with willingness to work hands-on
  • Proficient in Excel and Word, SAP knowledge is a plus

If interested in and qualified for the opportunity, please forward your resume today!

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