ITW Senior Accountant in Saint Charles, Missouri
Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within the organization. Senior Accountant will be a business partner to functions throughout the Division. Additional interaction may also take place with outside other Marking and Coding businesses, banks, customers, vendors, and ITW Corporate personnel.
Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness.
Prepares monthly bank reconciliation in a timely manner
Coordinates monthly G/L account reconciliations with support of Staff Accountant
Works closely with Controller on business process changes and department requests for information
Assists both internal and external auditors during audit engagements.
Leads assigned projects focusing on continuous improvement by applying key 80/20, PLS, and USa principles and techniques. Make process improvement/efficiency recommendations. Champion the use of the ITW toolbox.
Provide support and be a business partner to commercial and operations personnel within the business.
Maintain good internal control procedures to safeguard company assets in accordance with ITW Financial Policy and US GAAP.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting; Master’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration preferred.* *
Minimum of five (5) years accounting experience in related field
Audit experience a plus
Manufacturing experience a plus
Publicly traded company Financial close experience a plus* *
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Advanced time management and prioritization skills
High personal standard of work quality
Excellent data entry, organizational, and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
Ability to interpret and explain Accounting information to other business functions
Ability to identify and recommend process improvements
Advanced Excel skills including experience with pivot tables, formulas and financial analysis tools
Proficient in the use of ERP accounting system
Strong MS Office skills
Able to travel infrequently for training, operational visits, and meetings, as necessary
Experience with complex accounting activities with the ability to analyze unusual circumstances and present a logical resolution to the issue at hand
Knowledge of US GAAP reporting requirements and experience in their application
As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, ITW Marking & Coding does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, arrest record, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabilitynformation will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.