Accountant, Senior

Elmhurst, IL 60007

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Accounting Job Number: Ts2527761220 Compensation: $80000-100000 / year

Job Description

Senior Accountant
Location: Elmhurst, IL
Type: Direct Hire
Salary Range: $80,000 - $100,000 per annum (based on experience)

Greetings from our growing team in Elmhurst, IL! We're on the lookout for an enthusiastic and skilled Senior Accountant to join our finance family. If you're someone who loves tackling the ins and outs of accounts receivable and accounts payable, navigating month-end closes with precision, and enjoys collaborating across teams, we want to hear from you! Bring your passion for detail, your proven accounting expertise, and let's streamline processes together.

Responsibilities:
Independently handle daily accounting tasks, including accounts receivable and accounts payable.
Carry out timely, accurate, and efficient month-end close responsibilities.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to resolve discrepancies and share best practices.
Prep daily cash reconciliations.
Aid in managing the external Sales Tax return preparer, including reviewing and approving returns.
Contribute to the yearly review of internally prepared financial statements with our independent CPA firm.
Keep track of customer prepayments, communicate to collect delinquent payments, and negotiate terms.
Process inventory adjustments in our ERP system.
Ensure compliance with annual audits of general liability and worker’s compensation.
Oversee 1099 year-end processing.
Cross-train in all facets of the accounting team.

Skills/Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA highly preferred.
Comfortable and familiar with general ledger, financial reporting, and other accounting systems.
Understanding of Sales Tax rules and the ability to interpret individual state guidelines.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
Openness to learning a new ERP system.
5 to 7 years of proven accounting experience in the manufacturing industry.
Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, operational accounting practices, and financial reporting.
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
Keen interest in streamlining accounting processes.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to explain policy and accounting details to non-accountants in other teams.

If you're an experienced and friendly Senior Accountant eager to contribute to a collaborative team, please share your resume.

Meet Your Recruiter

Alejandra (Aly) Mora

Aly Mora is a devoted Technical Recruiter specializing in the dynamic Automation Division. With a rewarding 2-year tenure at Sterling, Aly’s passion for shaping people's careers and adeptness at navigating the competitive recruitment landscape make her a standout professional.

As a Technical Recruiter within the Automation Division, Aly brings a deep understanding of the industry's particulars, enabling her to expertly match skilled professionals with positions that align with their talents and aspirations. Her commitment to finding the perfect fit drives her to facilitate transformative career moves.

What Aly enjoys most about recruiting is the opportunity to shape people's careers positively. She takes pride in matching candidates' skills with the right job - witnessing their growth and success as they navigate their professional journeys. Aly is fueled by knowing she plays a pivotal role in her candidates' achievements.

In addition to her dedication to candidates, Aly extends her expertise to advising job seekers. Her advice is rooted in thorough research, urging candidates to invest time in understanding the company they're applying to, its values, culture, and industry presence. She believes informed candidates can ask insightful questions during interviews, showcasing their genuine interest and proactive attitude.

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