Responsible for owning the accounts payable process for marketing and fixed expenses, commission payments, PO creation, expense report management, corporate credit card reconciliations, and support tax/audit process with our external tax advisor.  Supporting Central Accounting in Germany (English used) and the Finance Manager with all general accounting functions as well as the planning and forecasting process.

Staff Accountant

Area of Employment

Chicago, USA

Area of employment

Finance

From

from now

Your main responsibilities
  • Correspond and communicate with Marketing and Finance teams to track spend against budget.  Set up purchase orders and correctly code and approve marketing and fixed invoices within SAP Accounting System.  Handle all incoming calls related to accounts payable.  Perform monthly coding and account reconciliations for corporate procurement and travel cards. 

  • Assist with all necessary activities involved in month-end and annual closing procedure.  Reconcile and review G/L postings for accuracy.  Provide analysis of balance sheet accruals and assist with annual inventory counts at various locations.

  • Assist in gathering information needed for: internal and external audits, annual federal tax returns, annual/monthly state tax returns and quarterly BEA filings.

  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, latest estimates, and strategic plans as needed.

  • Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fulfill Storck Company Values

  • Other duties as assigned

Your qualifications
  • 2 years prior experience in an accounting role

  • Strong grasp of generally accepted accounting principles and concepts

  • General ledger and journal entry experience

  • Team player with a positive attitude towards contributing and learning

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

  • Intermediate or better knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Experience using SAP is preferred

  • Experience working with a Canadian entity is a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting related field and 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

What we offer

Travel: Less than 10%.

Working Conditions: Normal working conditions for an office environment.

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