• Temporary Accountant

    Location US-IL-Lake Zurich
    # Positions
    ACCO Brands
  • Position Summary

    ACCO Brands, one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office products, with annual revenues of nearly $2.billion, is seeking a Temporary Accountant within our North American Finance team at our corporate headquarters. This individual will join a highly collaborative team responsible for a variety of accounting and financial reporting activities. 


    Position Responsibilities: 

    • Major contributor in the monthly, quarterly and annual financial close process
    • SOX compliance in areas of responsibility
    • Reconcile U.S. and Canadian dollar bank accounts, general ledger accounts, inter-company accounts with foreign subsidiaries and other accounts as assigned
    • Prepare journal entries for SAP
    • Provide ad-hoc analysis, as requested

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or related field
    • MBA or CPA preferred, but not required
    • At least five (5) years of related work experience in Finance or Accounting.  Ideally with a large consumer products company
    • SAP general ledger experience is required, including knowledge in the following areas a plus
      • SAP ERP system environment
      • SAP knowledge in A/R, A/P, Fixed Assets, costing modules
      • SAP multi-currency environment
      • SAP Business Warehouse
      • SAP Assessments/Allocations
    • An excellent understanding of financial accounting
    • Dedication to meet deadlines
    • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Products (particularly Excel and Access).  Experience with database queries a plus
    • Exposure to Hyperion and/or Oracle or equivalent is highly preferred
    • High attention to details and accuracy
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Demonstrates high level of general business acumen and potential to assume additional responsibility
    • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Team player in hands-on environment

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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