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Corporate Accountant




Job Number: 119977
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Northbrook, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting and Finance
Job Post Date: 01/21/2019
Job Description:
Our client, a distributor in the Northwest suburbs is in need of a Corporate Accountant.  The need is immediate for a consulting basis.  The Corporate Accountant will be reporting the Controller.  The Corporate Accountant responsibilities and requirements are listed below:
 
CORPORATE ACCOUNTANT Responsibilities:
Optimize accuracy and reporting of the manufacturing costs with the out of state facility
Maintain ownership of standard costs for the business units 
Serve as the subject matter expert to business unit management 
Support operational and new product development teams 
Analyze and evaluate costs for operational improvements and new product initiatives 
Execute month, quarter, and year-end financial close in accordance with GAAP
Process all journal entries and associated reconciliations for the out of state facility
Plan, execute, and report on the annual standard cost roll process  
Lead the quarterly review of the reserve for excess and obsolete inventory
Provide support for all financial reporting activities
Assist with year-end audits, budget preparation, and other special projects
 
CORPORATE ACCOUNTANT Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
5 years experience 
Strong cost accounting experience, preferably at a manufacturing plant location
Superior analytical skills with the capability to identify and resolve root-cause problems
Strong ERP experience is required
In depth knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP)
Ability to work autonomously across a number of business units and 
Collaborate effectively with various levels and functional areas 
Ability to proactively manage deadlines and acute attention to detail
 
If you or anyone you know is interested and qualified, please apply!

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