Sr. Staff Accountant (2021709)

OSI Group Aurora , IL 60503

Posted 2 weeks ago

Responsible for performing a variety of complex accounting and financial analysis processes including, but not limited to monthly and annual closing, journal entries, data analysis, reporting, reconciliation, financial statement preparation, fixed assets, budgets, forecasts, external audit and compliance coordination. Acts as an internal Business Partner to others.

  • Perform "closing of the books" functions. Play a significant role to prepare, review, post or support others with journal entries, account reconciliations, variance analysis and financial reporting.

  • Perform deep dive reviews of profit and cost centers, highlighting key drivers and/or abnormalities while resolving problems effectively through identification of root causes.

  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations, research reconciling items, and resolve discrepancies.

  • Assist with leasing, fixed assets, allocations and/or related party group of companies accounting duties.

  • Provide fact based information for financial decisions by preparing and analyzing accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports. Ensure and assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards while managing details from a variety of different sources.

  • Assist, prepare and own assigned duties for annual audits, tax preparation and other regulatory compliance requests including coordination with plant controllers or other assigned functional areas.

  • Participate in the budget and forecast processes.

  • Acts as a business partner to others. Prepares management reporting and analysis and effectively tailors the communication of accounting information to a variety of audiences including Global FP&A.

  • Assist with continuous evaluation of business processes and procedures to improve efficiency and ensure standardization including Global Finance Projects at the same time fostering a positive, energizing, optimistic and fun environment.

  • Evaluate internal controls, identify risks, and recommend remediation.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • B.S. Accountancy required

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years accounting experience required

  • Advanced Excel and the MS suite of products is required.

  • Experience in SAP ERP system is a plus.

  • CPA - is a plus.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Professional knowledge and experience in accounting management including problem solving, conflict resolution skills, consulting skills, operational management skills and analytical skills.

  • Thorough knowledge of general accounting including thorough skills knowledge plus the application of general accounting theory.

  • Ethical, honest, and trustworthy with confidential information.

  • A starter that can work independently and coordinate with others.

  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously is expected.

  • Exhibit in words and actions personal leadership competencies such as organizing to win, driving alignment and inspiring / energizing others.

  • Ability to operate independently and as part of a developed, structured team while handling multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Exhibits professional maturity including ethical, honest, and trustworthy discipline with confidential information.

  • Soft Skills- Must be career minded, seeking continued growth as well as a team player. Willing to help out wherever and whenever needed. Approaches new assignments with a "can do" attitude.

  • Position requires the physical agility to perform continuous lifting up to 15 pounds, bending, squatting, pushing, pulling, stretching/reaching, use hands or fingers, talk, hear, feel objects, tools, controls and standing/walking on concrete flooring.

  • Vision abilities include close vision to a computer screen.

  • Work is generally performed within a business professional office environment, with standard office equipment available.

  • Ability to work long work hours as needed to meet business deliverables.

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