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Junior Accountant
  • Job ID #: 36566
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree
  • Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years
  • Location: US-IL-Bannockburn
  • Functional Area: Finance
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
Under general direction, this position is responsible for reporting and preparation of financial accruals and account reconciliations. Safeguards company assets and maintains internal controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley. Assist in developing and maintaining department measurements and work on ad-hoc projects, as requested.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

•Create and maintain Department reports to support Collections, Cash Applications and Invoicing processes. Ensure timely and accurate data is presented. Works with IT as needed to create and/or enhance existing reports.
•Prepare month-end account receivable accruals. Prepare account reconcilia-tions. Create journal entries in the Accounting system for month end close. Works with others to resolve discrepancies and communicates results to management. Calculate monthly DSO.  
•Coordinates providing internal/external auditors with monthly/quarterly/annual information. Ensures that all information is validated to the general ledger or accounts receivable. Manages audit requests within FSS to provide requested data.
•Review variance in the GL accounts related to billing issues and works with Corporate Accounting and other areas to provide timely resolution.
•Review and approves reconciliations prepared by other teams. Assist with training as needed.
•Assist with adhoc projects and/or reports as they arise and perform other related duties as needed.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Advanced level Excel and other Microsoft software
  • Strong self-starter with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to prioritize
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to excel in a dynamic, fast paced and rapidly changing environment Experience with SAP desired

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.