Sr. Accountant (2376) in Itasca, IL at ITW Construction Products

Date Posted: 4/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Itasca, IL
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/30/2018

Job Description

Position at Commercial Construction North America

Sr. Accountant provides timely information for the manufacturing and distribution operations to meet corporate requirements and guide effective business decisions that deliver profitable growth. The primary responsibilities include monthly journal entries and account reconciliations, analysis of actual and plan results, product margin reporting and analytics, inventory analysis as well as special projects and ad hoc requests. This position reports to the Accounting Manager.

ITW Commercial Construction encompasses the leading brands of Buildex® (Teks®, Tapcon®, Sammys®), Red Head (TruBolt®, Epcon®), and Ramset (Trakfast®) with an overall history dating back to 1910. As a leading manufacturer with a proven history of creating innovative fastening solutions, we market value engineered products for use by the professional commercial contractor in concrete, drywall, metal building, fire protection, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC applications.

We take pride in our commitment to operational excellence, superior service, and new product development that has guided the company through decades of growth by meeting the ever-changing needs of the commercial construction industry. Focusing on the needs of our end-users enables us to customize our product offering and service based on their requirements.

We take pride in our commitment to providing the most innovative products in the concrete flooring industry, knowledgeable and professional employees, and quality manufactured products made in the USA. Focusing on the needs of our end-users enables us to customize our product offering and service based on their requirements.


ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures. 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Enforce governance with internal accounting controls and compliance with ITW financial policies and procedures. 
  • Complete month end journal entries, reconcile balance sheet accounts, analyze variances, and complete bridge schedules and spending analyses.
  • Provide financial support to the sales, marketing and operations teams, including KPI’s, cost trends, cost improvement opportunities, and profitability analysis of products, suppliers, programs and special projects.  This includes the preparation of quad, quartile and segmented P&L analyses.
  • Measure, Monitor and Analyze Inventory Trends.  Oversee the inventory cycle count program.
  • Review and analyze purchase price variations from standard costs (PPV).
  • Develop and communicate intercompany transfer prices.
  • Other Adhoc requests as required.

Job Requirements

  • BS/BA Accounting required, CPA is a plus
  • 5+ years of accounting experience.
  • 3+ yrs of accounting experience in a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of financial statements and working knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to analyze raw data and apply creative/innovative analysis, and the capability to form key, succinct, and actionable insights and recommendations
  • Attention to detail with a focus on results
  • Collaborative and highly communicative, self-directed with high orientation to teamwork
  • Must have working knowledge of ERP systems and Advanced Microsoft Office software skills.; Navision preferred

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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