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Senior Accountant in Chicago, IL at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

Senior Accountant

Our client is a highly reputable manufacturing company that, due to growth, is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team.  This is the perfect opportunity for someone who wants to grow and advance their career with the company. Work with great leadership and mentors! The company boasts a team-oriented culture, excellent benefits, long-tenured employees and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for corporate accounting and governance matters. Responsibilities 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.
  • Own all governance related corporate matters including development of policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for specialized accounting topics such as revenue recognition, pension, stock-based compensation, derivatives, etc.
  • Reconcile selected corporate balance sheet accounts.
  • Support the preparation of SEC filings and quarterly income tax provision and filing of the annual income tax filings.
  • Support enhancing corporate accounting processes.
  • Assist with other corporate accounting matters such as the close and consolidation process, journal entries in SAP and generating Hyperion-based and other financial reports.
  • The Senior Accountant will assist with other duties and special projects as needed.

Job Requirements

The Senior Accountant will possess the following:


  • The Senior Accountant will have 3+ years progressive experience including a strong knowledge of GAAP and financial statements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products with knowledge of Excel. Experience with SAP systems a plus.
  • The Senior Accountant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

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