Posted on: February 22, 2021
Requisition Number: CPP00-2021-018
Job Title: Senior Accountant
State: IL Position: Full Time / Permanent / Direct Hire Signode
Overview: With over $2B in revenue, 80+ manufacturing facilities
across 6 continents, and over 7,000 employees worldwide, Signode is
a leading manufacturer of transit packaging consumables, tools,
software, and equipment that optimize end-of line packaging
operations and protect products in transit. Headquartered in
Glenview, Illinois, we are proud to be the Transit Packaging
Division of Crown Holdings, Inc. From operations and manufacturing
experts to sales and marketing pros, we always are on the lookout
for top talent. Currently Signode is looking for Sr. Accountant as
a team member of Finance Shared Service Center in Glenview, IL.--
Position Overview: This individual will be responsible for accurate
and timely planning, development, implementation and maintaining of
the accounting controls and corresponding reporting systems
required to properly record accounting transactions in a consistent
manner for all locations.-- To assemble the resulting information
into decision-making and performance-management reports. Formulate
policy and procedure recommendations for accounting transactions
which accurately reflect the condition of the business and provide
management with the information necessary to control the business.
In addition, a high level of communication and interaction with
personnel at the remote manufacturing and distribution facilities
will be critical. Summary of responsibilities:
- Fulfill corporate reporting requirements of monthly, quarterly
and annual performances as well as any external reporting
- Maintain control and accuracy of all inter-company
- Perform monthly transactions and reconciliations for balance
- Investigate all variances between general ledger balances and
subsidiary ledgers or other independent documentation.
- Prepare correcting journal entries as required.
- Directly administer the monthly closing within prescribed
timetables; ensure that the financial statements are accurate and
service the needs of the company.
- Suggest modifications to or additional reports which enhance
their benefit to management.
- Manage financial and operational aspects of general accounting,
inventory, cash, fixed assets, payroll, etc.
- Develop procedures/systems aimed at maximum efficiency and
reduced paperwork costs within the Finance department.
- Manage external and internal audits and participate in the
preparation of all schedules and summaries required by the auditors
as well as coordinate the collection of all data located at other
- Ensure timely and accurate payroll processing and all related
- Keep abreast and in compliance with Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles and SIG financial policies.
- Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
- Bachelor`s Degree in Accountancy
- 5-10 years of experience in accounting
- Detailed knowledge of general accounting policies and
- Proficient in MS Office products, AX Dynamics or D365 and an
expert in MS Excel
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Possess good decision making skills, flexibility and
adaptability to plan and accomplish objectives
- Ability to define problem, collect applicable data and perform
advanced analysis of data, establish facts, and draw valid
Signode offers a business casual, entrepreneurial work environment
with strong growth potential, a competitive compensation package,
and a complete benefits package including
medical/dental/vision/life insurance; 401(k) with company match.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must
be willing to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and at
times lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.-- WORK ENVIRONMENT: The
work environment characteristics described here are representative
of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. This position offers a regular accounts payable working
environment. The information contained in this job description is
for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.)
and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this
position. The individuals currently holding this position perform
additional duties and additional duties may be assigned. We are an
Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not
discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin,
physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any
other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by email at
HRRecruiting@signode.com and let us know the nature of your request
and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be
considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries
concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded
to from this e-mail address.
For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay
Transparency Statement .
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