Staff Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing

Job Description

About the Company and Opportunity:
• Our client is a leading chemical manufacturing company in the Northern suburbs, looking to add an International Staff Accountant to their team.
• If you are looking to work for a stable, financially secure company, this is the company for you. The International Staff Accountant will report to the Assistant Controller.
• They offer excellent benefits, including 401K match, healthcare, and work/life balance. Overview of the International Staff Accountant:
• Perform day-to-day accounting for our international operations. Responsibilities including journal entries, month end close, general ledger maintenance
• Balance sheet reconciliations and account analysis including foreign exchange proofs
• Back-up to running of foreign exchange translation and revaluation programs during close process
• Upload/review foreign exchange rates at month end
• Provide income tax provision and income tax return support, including completion of tax reporting packages
• Support VAT (consumption) tax return preparation of various foreign entities and reconciliation to general ledger
• Ensure timely payment of US personal and real property taxes
• Balance, reconcile, validate intercompany accounts
• Compute and post monthly intercompany interest
• Prepare monthly intercompany invoices for transfer pricing adjustments and other charges
• Resolve invoicing issues and ensure outstanding intercompany receivables and payables are settled in accordance with the intercompany policies
• Assist with annual consolidated and statutory audits
• Assist in controls and process improvement implementation
• Assist with special projects and research projectPreferred Qualifications for International Staff Accountant:
• 2-4 years of applicable accounting experience
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting
• CPA preferred
• Strong understanding of foreign currency translation and revaluation
• Strong organizational and analytical skills
• Experience with major accounting software; SAP a must
• Intermediate to advanced Excel skills

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