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Senior Accountant - CPG Manufacturer - Buffalo Grove, IL

Company: Michael Page
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for managing the month-end close process, preparing financial statements, maintaining general ledger accounts, analyzing financial data, and ensuring compliance with GAAP and company policies. They will also assist with audit and tax functions and collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive process improvements and maintain accurate financial reporting. Client DetailsI am currently partnered with a household name CPG manufacturing organization located in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago near Buffalo Grove, IL. My client is equally passionate about their product as they are about their collaborative, tight-knit culture. With the position being open to organic growth, my client is looking for a passionate accounting professional to make an immediate impact on the team! DescriptionSenior Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and analyze financial statements and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position
  • Maintain accurate and complete general ledger accounts and ensure transactions are properly recorded
  • Oversee month-end close processes and reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting processes and ensure financial information is accurate and timely
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP and other regulatory requirements
  • Participate in the implementation and maintenance of new accounting software and systems
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide financial support and analysis
  • Conduct periodic audits to ensure accurate and timely financial reportingProfile
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
    • CPA or advanced degree preferred
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting, including experience in financial reporting and month-end close processes
    • Strong knowledge of GAAP and other regulatory requirements
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Experience with ERP systems, such as SAP or Oracle, preferredJob Offer
      • Competitive salary and benefits package
      • Opportunities for professional development and growth
      • Collaborative and dynamic work environment
      • Work-life balance and flexible scheduling options
      • Generous vacation time and paid time off
      • Health and wellness programs
      • Employee recognition and reward programs
      • 401k and retirement savings plans
      • Performance-based bonuses and incentivesMPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

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