Senior Accountant

Lake Forest, IL

169 days ago in Accounting & Finance

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August 13,2014


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Adecco Group is currently hiring for a Senior Accountant for a Direct Hire position with a top client in the Lake Forest, Illinois area. Excellent opportunity! Immediate need!

Position Details:
Position: Senior Accountant-Direct Hire
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois
Pay Rate: DOE

Job Responsibilities:

Accountant is responsible for the efficient, accurate and timely performance of the overall company accounting activities and other special accounting projects as they arise.

Timely and accurate closing of the books each month. Recommend and process the necessary journal entries to properly reflect the financial statements.
Generate reports to management that help highlight issues.
Assist managers in all areas with the proper compliance and necessary attention to internal guidelines and procedures surrounding the efficient, accurate and professional monthly closing of the books. Perform reconciliations of bank accounts.
Reconcile all balance sheet accounts. Properly account and report capital acquisitions. Provide information for filing taxes.
Reconcile freight charges and properly account for the expense. Coordinate payroll journal entries including monthly true-up and bonus accruals. Back-up responsibility for Accounts Payable processing.
Assist the Controller in the annual year-end audit. Become an expert on Great Plains GL. Perform maintenance and modifications to system. Recommend enhancements. Act as a reference point for other users.
Assist Controller in the audit, analysis and implementation of a strengthened internal controls program throughout the company.
Assist the Controller in the constant vigilance and improvement of company compliance with proper policy and procedures, suggesting improvements as necessary.
Perform other duties as needed and assigned.

Required skills:
Must meet minimum requirements for consideration.
Bachelors Degree in Accounting. Working toward or CPA preferred.
Five plus years experience in a multi-location, growing corporate accounting environment.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online at
If you have any questions regarding this posting, you can email me at

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company and the global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career. Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions.

Important information: This position is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the “apply now” button to submit your resume.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Products. Great Plains experience highly desirable.
Detail oriented, analytical, team player, good written and oral communications and professional.

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