STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Fulltime, Finance Functions

Illinois, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Responsibility

Purpose/Key Objectives of the Job

  • Executes RTR accounting activities
  • Provides  reliable, timely and complete transactional accounting, as well as archiving and documenting work as required for effective accounting and internal control
  • Supports in implementing improvements and global guidelines

 

Responsibilities

  • Executes transactional accounting activities, which will include many to all of the following activities:
  • Posting of manual journal entries and recurring entries
  • Managing accounts receivable and managing differences which Credit Control is unable to match, and proposing the monthly provision for doubtful debts
  • Performing intercompany accounting, including current account reconciliation accruals
  • Involved in month closing activities, like performing depreciation run and month end revaluation
  • Posts and analyses the salary upload
  • Accounting of rebates and commissions
  • Provides reliable, timely and complete transaction accounting:
  • Is responsible for specific own part of transactional accounting activities
  • Manages own workload and priorities to ensure all activities are performed on time, especially during month end close
  • Follows up on clearing of suspense accounts, and reconciliation of intercompany positions
  • Provides reports and BS reconciliations
  • Is the contact with internal departments like controlling, reporting, other accounting teams, in-house bank, customer service desk and sales assistants
  • Supports in implementing improvements and corporate guidelines
  • Actively supports efficiency projects, e.g., by applying Lean Six Sigma improvement methodology
  • Aims to learn from other team member, or teach others, to harmonize processes and improve overall performance
  • Supports further improvements of the organizational framework, procedures and work processes, in compliance with governance laws, IFRS and corporate directives
  • Job Requirements

  • Fair analytical skills
  • Fair written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ‘hands-on’ mentality
  • Able to work with deadlines and pressure, e.g., during month closing
  • Is a team player
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    Education and Experience (Functional Technical Capabilities):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-2 years of experience in accounting transactions
  • Good knowledge of accounting in ERP systems, preferably SAP
  • Experienced in using Microsoft Office (especially excel)
  • English

Job Requirements

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Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
N0000072
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
Illinois
Site
Chicago
Business unit
Finance Functions
Job characteristics
Job family
Finance
Hierarchy level
Professional/Experienced/Specialist
Full time/part time
Fulltime
Contract type
Permanent

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