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Staff Accountant

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Performance Nutrition is seeking a Staff Accountant to join the Finance team at the Global headquarters in Downers Grove. It is highly preferred that this individual be able to contribute broadly across a very collaborative accounting function and have the desire and leadership abilities to take on greater responsibilities over time. This role is ideally suited for someone looking to take a new step in an accounting career and who enjoys working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. There will be opportunities to learn our business inside and out, work directly with other functions within the organization and, of course, for career advancement as the company continues to rapidly grow.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Key member of month end close team thru preparation of monthly journal entries, account analyses, reconciliations, and BCS tasks.
  • Responsible for working with various departments and the Shared Services Center on inquiries and processing of invoices.
  • Prepare schedules for and respond to internal/external auditor queries.
  • Communicates and works cross-functionally with other departments to answer requests related to their area.
  • Ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Provides thoughts on potential process improvements.
  • Opportunity to work with international accounting and finance teams.

 

Required Experience:

  • Strong PC skills and understanding of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • Honest and open communication
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task to hit deadlines
  • Detail Oriented
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year university or college
  • CPA preferred, or plans to achieve CPA certification
  • Some exposure to a manufacturing/consumer products industry is preferred
  • 1-2 years minimum experience in a corporate accounting environment (will consider candidates with exposure to a corporate accounting environment through internships)

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status


Nearest Major Market: Chicago