Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: June 18, 2022
Shift: Shift 1
Hours - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (flexibility)
Financial Reporting Senior
--- Job Description Summary
Accountable for the month-end and year-end close processes
including company consolidation, SEC financial reporting, corporate
accounting, and project management. Financial reporting and
analysis for both internal and external use. Collaborates with and
acts as a key contact for the Controller's Group, specifically for
corporate accounting, analysis, and projects/initiatives
incorporated into or impacting these areas. This role works closely
with the Controller's Group, Finance team, and external
--- Job Description
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
--- Responsible for ensuring an accurate and timely monthly,
quarterly, and year-end
close by completing areas of focus related to consolidations and
--- Compilation and posting of assigned corporate accounting
month-end journal entries.
--- Preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations. Assist
manager with the
account reconciliation system (Blackline) administration
--- Maintain journal entry closing checklist and ensure required
documentation exists to
support all journal entries, calculations and account
--- Corporate accounting for and analysis of Debt. Calculate and
provide quarterly loan
covenants and monthly borrowing base calculations to Treasury
--- Preparation and compilation of internal management review
--- Support SOX compliance processes.
--- Assist manager with the PeopleSoft super user role for the
general ledger system.
Proactively analyze and evaluate requirements for systems solutions
--- Support/lead, as directed, special projects, process
improvement efforts, reconciliation
system/process improvements, report streamlining, etc.
--- Ad-hoc accounting and operational initiatives/projects,
including but not limited to,
assistance with the roll out of new or revised company policies,
implementations, and acquisition integrations.
--- Support supplemental audits, and preparation of additional
required filings (e.g.
Pension Plan Financial Statements).
--- Assist in preparation and coordination of the external audit
process by providing key
reports and reconciliations to the auditors. Compile and provide
audit workpapers as
--- Ability to work closely with Manager and Director of Financial
Reporting to assist with
10Q and 10K processes, including supporting the Investor Relations
--- Responsible for preparation of Consolidated Statement of Cash
Flows and various
--- Assist with XBRL tagging over external financial filings.
--- Preparation of 10K and 10Q tie outs and tie outs supporting the
--- Advocate and demonstrate the values and behaviors of the
Company Cultural Beliefs.
--- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related
analytical field required
(or related experience).
--- Job relevant certifications preferred (e.g. CPA, MBA).
--- 3 years of relevant work experience required (in role or
--- Experience: Strong accounting experience with the ability to
think through unfamiliar
transactions and suggest appropriate solutions. Desire to work
directly with operating
company management to resolve issues and questions.
--- Technical: Technically sound in US GAAP. Ability to compute,
analyze and interpret
numerical data for reporting purposes.
--- Strong proficiency with MS Office
--- Audit experience with a Big Four accounting firm, or publicly
held industry experience,
--- Experience with PeopleSoft, Hyperion, Blackline, wDesk systems
--- Prioritization/Organization/Multi-tasking - Able to organize
their own work and meet
deadlines as well as assist others with their planning. Follows
commitments. Manages competing demands.
--- Attention to Detail - Regularly provides work that is accurate,
consistent. Reviews work of others for accuracy.
--- Independent Thinking - Works independently on most assignments.
ideas for improvement.
--- Problem Solving - Solves problems independently, many of which
--- Analytical - Strong analytic skills. Analyzes complex
--- Adaptability - Must be able thrive in a dynamic work
environment that fosters open
communication, collaboration, improvement and team work. Able to
adapt to changes
in the work environment and change approach to best fit the
--- Communications - Strong written and verbal communication
skills. Communicating to
a variety of audiences. Ability to formulate comprehensive
materials presented to,
and used by, Executive Leadership Team.
--- Interpersonal - Has strong working relationships with others.
Able to manage
interactions across all levels of the organization.
--- Team Participation - Collaborates well with team members and
other work associates.
Will sometimes lead the team and others.
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