Staff Accountant in Ottawa, IL at ITW Specialty Products

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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    Ottawa, IL
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Job Description

Zip-Pak, a division of ITW, is the global leader in resealable solutions. We are seeking a Staff Accountant for the Ottawa, IL location.

In this role, you will be responsible for timely and accurate completion of monthly accounting close responsibilities as well as partnering with key functional stakeholders to drive best practices and improve overall deliverables. You will also be responsible for working with various functional areas of the business providing analysis for accurate business decisions including expense, payroll, and other profitability analysis as required in support of the business. 

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: 

  • Complete monthly financial close tasks, department expense accounting, distribution and analysis, payroll journal entry processing, and other accounting functions as required
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of the division’s financial information in compliance with ITW policies and GAAP
  • Provide financial analysis to develop an understanding of the business and drive results of stated business objectives including, but not limited to, monthly reporting, and supporting ad-hoc corporate financial and data analysis requests
  • Administer financial document filing and records retention
  • Performs monthly inventory management
  • Scrap reporting
  • Provide support and partnership with various functional partners
  • Supports Accounting Manager
  • Supports AP and AR, train as backup
  • Supports other departments within the business as well as other locations within the company
  • Various projects as assigned


Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field

Minimum 0-3 years experience, prior internship or work experience a plus

Proficient in Excel, Microsoft AX a plus

Organizational, verbal and written communication skills a must

Attention to detail and ability to multi-task

 AA/EOE Including Veterans and Disabled


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