Senior Accountant

Job ID 18-00206

Industry Pharma

Job Type Permanent

Location Lake Forest, IL


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 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