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Staff Accountant
Summary
Title:Staff Accountant
ID:86
Department:Financial Accounting
Location:Monee, IL
Description
Staff Accountant

Whiting Corporation is a major manufacturer of heavy-duty overhead cranes and railcar maintenance equipment.
 
The Staff Accountant performs general accounting procedures such as account analysis, job costing, forecasting and budgeting.

Under general direction:
  • Assistance with transition to new ERP system.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries into ledger accounts.
  • Records journal entries and general ledger reconciliations.
  • Maintains knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Establishes, modifies, documents and coordinates the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.
  • Analyzes trial balances , reviews monthly expenses, investigates variances and fluctuations.
  • Performs job cost analysis on ongoing projects.
  • Acts as a functional team leader on potential new ERP implementation.
  • Reconciles intercompany balances.
  • Aids in year-end audit with external auditors.
  • Assists in statutory filings.
  • Assists in forecasting preparation.
  • Performs year-end LIFO analysis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
 

  • Minimum 3-5 years general accounting work experience required.
  • Corporate accounting / general ledger experience required.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Epicor (ERP) a plus.
  • International exposure preferred but not required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • CPA preferred.
EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances.  401(k).  Profit sharing opportunities.
 
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