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Sr. Accounting Manager at Corporate

Sr. Accounting Manager

Corporate Chicago, IL Full-Time
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Do you want to make a significant impact? Do you want to provide financial/accounting strategies to clients and join a high performing Accounting team. True Value has a need for a Sr. Accounting Manager.

The Sr. Accounting Manager manages all accounting activities for the company with a heavy focus on Inventory and Logistics Accounting. Other areas include: the accounting functions related to Customer Receivables, Vendor Receivables, Prepaids, Accounts Payable, Accruals, Payroll / Benefits, and Equity. This person manages the full closing of the accounting books each month and all related account reconciliations and control checklists, as well as system administration for all GL and Reporting systems. This position also has full charge of the company's Fixed Asset and Capital Expenditure Request process, including capital policy enforcement and Fixed asset system administration. Additionally, this position performs high level and detail financial analysis on various accounting issues such as vendor funding, revenue recognition, member credits, etc. You would be required to assess, establish and implement policy and practices as well as make and implement process improvements. This position requires excellent inventory cost accounting skills and technical accounting skills, along with the ability to manage and train exempt employees, perform high level financial analysis, have excellent problem solving skills, and provide data and expertise to other departments/project teams on a multitude of accounting and financial system related functions. The person in this position must be able to work effectively with other departments as well as upper management.

Revolutionize Wholesale. We are a dynamic team committed to driving True Value’s aggressive growth as the only nationally branded hardlines wholesaler that celebrates independent retailers.

Our culture:

• Embraces personal and professional development
• Values diverse perspectives
• Provides competitive compensation
• Committed to volunteerism and community outreach

Your Value = Our Value. True Value.

Position Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (in order of importance):

  • Manage All Accounting Activities for the Company, including Full Closing Cycle
  • System Administration for Key company wide Accounting and Reporting Systems. Coordinates key system process interactivity between multiple systems, including sub-ledgers and interfaces
  • Manage accounting control processes, month end account reconciliations
  • Key SME for Company Wide Accounting Projects
  • Performs High Level and Detail Financial Analysis related to inventory, vendor funding, revenue recognition, member credits, etc.
  • Manage the accounting for the Company's Fixed Assets, and enforcement of related policies, including Requests for Capital Expenditures and Capital/Operating Lease assessment
  • Required to assess, establish and implement policy and practices as well as make and implement process improvements
  • Understands flow of data into accounts from a financial and operational point of view, especially for inventory, revenue and other margin 
  • Supervision/Training of Direct Reports in the accounting department

Position Qualifications

Work Experience:

  • More than ten years of related experience required
  • Financial Reporting and Planning software packages required
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience
  • CPA preferred
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Recommended Skills

Revenue Recognition
Financial Statements
Fixed Asset
Capital Expenditure
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Chicago, IL

Job Type

Management, Accounting


0 to 10 years

Date Posted

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