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Financial Analyst- External Reporting in Glenview, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

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Job Description

Position at ITW Corporate

ITW is seeking a talented individual to join the External Reporting team at its corporate campus in Glenview, Illinois. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, able to work independently, and will possess strong communication skills. This position will work collaboratively with other members of the Corporate Finance & Accounting team and with various corporate departments, business unit management teams, and our external auditors. As a member of the Corporate Finance & Accounting team at ITW’s corporate headquarters, this position has excellent visibility and will offer opportunities for rotation and advancement. The position will report to the Supervisor of External Reporting.


  • Execute various processes related to the Company’s quarterly financial close and consolidation across all worldwide businesses and corporate activities
  • Interact with ITW’s multinational divisions to analyze and understand reported results
  • Provide reports and commentary for quarterly management review
  • Work with external auditors on various key areas
  • Assist in the preparation of SEC filings and disclosures (10-K, 10-Q, etc.)
  • Develop an understanding of corporate policies and procedures
  • Contribute to various department initiatives and cross-functional Finance projects to improve process efficiency and overall timeliness and accuracy of financial information
  • Prepare information for various governmental surveys
  • Participate in accounting for acquisitions and divestitures as needed

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • 2+ years of corporate accounting or public accounting experience preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Organized and results driven
  • Inquisitive and able to work independently
  • Strong analytical skills and overall knowledge of accounting principles
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient with key financial applications (HFM, Excel, etc.)

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility at to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.