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Senior Accountant (SK27036) in Greater Waukegan Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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Senior Accountant (SK27036)

Our client is a large global manufacturing company that is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team.  This position will offer a wide variety of duties. With such a growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, long-tenured employees, causal environment and competitive benefits. They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Senior Accountant’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • The Senior Accountant will interpret operating results as they affect the organization and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Monthly accounting and financial statement preparation.
  • Perform monthly variance analysis.
  • Daily and monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and related journal entries.
  • Assist with the monthly and annual closing and reporting process.
  • Key liaison with the Corporate Tax group on fixed assets for taxable income projections and be the arbiter of the company fixed assets policy to ensure all fixed asset activity is recorded properly
  • Prepare for and assist with annual audits.
  • Assist with leading the global fixed asset process, by managing the quarterly global reconciliation.
  • The Senior Accountant will assist with special projects and other duties as needed.

Job Requirements

The Senior Accountant will possess the following:


  • The Senior Accountant will have 2+ years’ general accounting experience; public accounting experience preferred. Manufacturing industry experience preferred.  
  • Demonstrated and working knowledge of GAAP.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization. 
  • Advanced computer skills including advanced Excel skills. Experience with Hyperion Financial Management, JD Edwards, and/or Sage FAS a plus.
  • The Senior Accountant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • CPA preferred.

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