Senior Accountant


Job ID 18-00206

Industry Pharma

Job Type Permanent

Location Lake Forest, IL

Description

Summary:
Complete monthly general ledger close, including preparation of financial statements, analytical review of financial statements, journal entries, account reconciliations, and other reporting and ad hoc analysis as required for a timely close, while ensuring adherence to internal controls over financial reporting. 
 

Essential Functions: 
• Prepares account analyses and records journal entries for assigned areas
• Performs account reconciliations, including key estimate accounts
• Coordinates with subsidiaries to ensure proper recording of financial information and confirms intercompany activity balances
• Reviews and prepares vendor accruals
• Prepares schedules for SEC reporting and reviews draft reports
• Prepares schedules for external and internal audits
• Ensures compliance with SOX requirements 
• Prepares and disseminates financial statement information and other financial reports
• Assists with process improvements and internal control enhancement
• Other ad hoc reporting and duties as assigned.



Qualifications

Qualifications Basic Qualifications and Experience: 
• 2-4 years of experience 
• CPA preferred
• Public Accounting experience preferred  
• Industry experience, a plus
• Strong knowledge of Excel
• Bachelor's Degree
 

Candidate Details:
2+ to 5 years' experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Never