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Senior Accountant (Consultant)




Job Number: 119785
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting and Finance
Job Post Date: 12/03/2018
Job Description:
Our client, a manufacturer in the Chicago Loop is in need of a Senior Accountant.  The need is immediate for a long-term consulting engagement.  The Senior Accountant will be reporting the Controller.  The Senior Accountant responsibilities and requirements are listed below:
 
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Responsibilities:
Analyze financial information to prepare and post journal entries to general ledger accounts 
Update and maintain general ledger account reconciliations with supporting schedules 
Document various accruals for payroll, legal, accounting, consulting, and other accrued expenses
Performs monthly consolidation in Oracle Financials after month-end close is complete
Prepare the monthly consolidated financial statements 
Responsible for the balance sheets, income statements and statement of cash flows
Maintain fixed asset sub-ledger and depreciation schedules, including construction in progress (CIP) 
Work with Plant Controllers to processes fixed asset additions, disposals, and transfers  
Track capital spending by project vs. budget 
Allocates un-applied cash receipts to plant locations
Analyzes inter-company activity to ensure accounts are reconciled at month-end
Work with sales team to analyze sales rebates to calculate and post monthly rebate journal entries  
Prepares schedules, analyses and other PBC request items for annual financial audit
 
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance 
5 years of related experience in accounting 
CPA or CMA a plus 
Proficiency with Oracle Financial software preferred
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general technical procedures or governmental regulations  
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
Ability to calculate figures such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages
Willingness to meet deadlines and perform within a group setting
 
If you or anyone you know is interested and qualified, please apply!

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