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Sr. Staff Accountant in Chicago, IL at True Value

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
    Finance
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    5/31/2018

Job Description

True Value Company, a global wholesaler serving retail locations in 60 countries, has an immediate need for a Sr. Staff Accountant. You will play a meaningful role in preparing analysis for balance sheet accounts relating to leases, accrued liabilities and fixed assets. Being an outgoing self-starter and enjoying interpersonal encounters are critical to the success of this role. Are you ready to connect, inspire and make an immediate impact?

The Sr. Staff Accountant position is responsible for the fixed asset and lease accounting as well as all payroll related liabilities. Creates journal entries and is responsible for account reconciliations. Provides monthly reporting on capital spend.

Position Description

  • Prepares journal entries for capital spend, leases, payroll and balance sheet and P&L eliminations
  • Prepares account analysis/reconciliations for balance sheet accounts relating to fixed assets, leases and accrued liabilities
  • Is the point person for all Capital Expenditure Requests (CER’s)
  • Provides spend detail for all capital expenditures
  • Works with other departments to reconcile accounts
  • Prepares benefit plans financial statements

Position Qualifications

Minimum Type and Years of Related Experience Required:

  • Up to three years of applicable work experience
  • Proficient in MS Office products – Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other relevant accounting regulations
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills; ability to work with a diverse team and influence/drive change across functional and business boundaries
  • Experience with Lawson General Ledger or equivalent general ledger system a plus
Minimum Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience

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.

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