Senior Accountant in Saint Charles at ITW Specialty Products

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    1 Research Park Drive
    Saint Charles
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  • Experience:
    4 to 6 years
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Job Description


ITW Labels is seeking a strong leader for a Senior Accountant within our accounting department. The Senior Accountant will work closely with the Accounting Manager and lead the month end closing process.


Essential Duties:

1.       Ensures the accuracy of monthly financial data entered into ITW financial reporting software

2.       Prepares required financial statements, management reports and other special reports as required.

3.       Complies and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts, including but not limited to monthly accruals.

4.       Prepares monthly bank reconciliations in a timely manner.

5.       Coordinates monthly general ledger account reconciliations with support of Accountant II.

6.       Provides guidance and training to Accounting team members as needed.

7.       Coordinates department requests for information.

8.       Assists Accounting Manager and Controller with other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

General Requirements:

1.       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

2.       High quality customer service to both internal and external customers.

3.       Outstanding organization skills.

4.       Ability to prioritize workload and adapt to new and changing requirements.

5.       Working knowledge of financial policies and internal controls

6.       High personal standard of work quality

7.       Strong desire to grow and develop into a leader


Required Technical Competencies:

1.      Bachelor's Degree in Finance or related field with 4-6 year of experience.

2.   Advanced Excel skills to include work with Pivot tables, formulas, and analysis tools

3.       Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications

4.       Experience working with ERP accounting systems

5.       Experience with complex accounting activities with ability to analyze unusual circumstances and present a logic resolution to the issue at hand

6.       Working knowledge of Chart of Accounts


Preferred Skills:

1.       Microsoft Dynamics NAV Experience

2.       Master’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent

ITW Specialty Products
ITW’s Specialty Products segment is composed of diverse businesses whose differentiated and proprietary technology meets the needs of large customers with specific solution requirements. Specialty Products businesses include consumer packaging solutions like zippers on resealable bags and multi-packaging carriers (six-pack rings), software, and equipment for warehouse automation, single-use products for the medical industry, aircraft ground support equipment, and coating and metalizing businesses for the branding and security markets. These diverse businesses all operate in global, high-value, niche markets where ITW expertise and technology provide value-added, differentiated solutions for customers.


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