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General Accountant

Highland, Illinois, 62249, United States
December 05, 2018


We have partnered with a large Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing company in the Highland, IL area to provide them with a General Accountant.

Very competitive salary and benefits package.

Please review the job description below and if you are interested please contact:

Vahidin Topcagic at, 314-853-6670

Job Description:

This position offers a wide exposure to the various accounting functions within the Company. Much of the involvement is in certain daily, monthly, and annual processes of the Finance department, which includes monthly and annual closings, budgeting, physical inventory, and may include payroll tax, and/or cost accounting functions as assigned.

Essential Duties

Prepare and process certain monthly and annual financial close processes in an accurate and timely fashion. May include preparation of monthly financial statements for distribution to ownership and senior management.

Provide detailed account and activity analysis to prepare certain general ledger journal entries.

Prepare and maintain certain monthly analysis and reconciliations for the year-end financial close process.

Prepare and maintain audit schedules for the year-end audit process.

Participate in the budget process, including preparation of the appropriate schedules and analysis.

Ensure certain general ledger transactions are recorded and classified accurately and timely.

Other responsibilities may be assigned including:

Responsibility for tracking and maintaining fixed assets.

Certain cost accounting responsibilities including analysis of cost-of-sales variances, developing profitability analysis for the sales quoting process, analyzing product mix analysis, bill of material and routing analysis, etc.

Preparations and filings of Corporate Sales & Use, property, and franchise tax returns.

Prepare and process Mexican payroll.

Perform other duties and special projects as requested.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related Business degree.

Minimum five years of similar experience preferred.

Ability to apply a broad knowledge of accounting principles to a variety of Corporate Accounting activities ranging from routine daily transactions to complex analysis.

Competent in use of Microsoft® Office applications and experience in Oracle software a plus.

Willingness to travel as needed.