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Senior/Staff Accountant in Schaumburg, IL at INX International Ink

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Description

Welcome to INX International, your home for performance-proven ink and coating products. A global supplier as part of Sakata INX, a $1.3 billion company, INX International has more than 15 plants in the U.S. and Canada, and over 50 locations worldwide, on four continents. Among North America’s top three ink providers, only INX focuses solely on formulations for printing, from basic chemistries through finished product. We also provide advanced, environmentally-conscious ink systems and services for digital printing operations.
INX is a stable manufacturing company whose average employee has been here over 13 years. We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401(k), and more.
We are seeking an experienced Senior/Staff Accountant to work at our corporate headquarters located in Schaumburg, IL. You’ll be working near Woodfield Mall and will enjoy a building with a multi-station cafeteria, fitness center, covered parking, and an outdoor recreation area.
The Senior/Staff Accountant, under the general direction of the Accounting Manager, will be expected to work on numerous accounting functions. This person must have knowledge of and demonstrated ability to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and internal controls.  The ideal candidate will have the capacity to accomplish tasks independently, a willingness to learn new areas, and consistent performance with a sense of urgency and commitment. You will work with an excellent corporate team, as well as with outstanding employees and managers throughout the U.S. 
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly Consolidated Financial Statements for our foreign subsidiaries within Cognos Controller according to deadlines
    • Intercompany eliminations, inventory in-profit, equity method and year-end footnote preparation 
    • Cognos Controller (IBM software) is used extensively to compile the individual and levels of consolidating financial statements
  • Compiles and reports financial information into DIVA software to Parent Company along with replying to analytical requests
  • Prepares monthly journal entries - foreign currencies, commissions, freight, interest & royalties, and accruals
  • Maintains and examines customer rebate program (create, modify accruals and issuances programs) calculations within SAP and Excel worksheets
  • Assists with entering and scanning journal entries into SAP
  • Prepares account analysis, reconciliations and government census surveys
  • Assists with month-end, quarterly and year-end financial closing process
  • Participates in internal and external audits to ensure compliance with JSOX and GAAP standards 
    • Latest knowledge on various GAAP standards (i.e. revenue recognition and leases) 
  • Reviews monthly expenses and is able to identify variances, fluctuations and currency translations
  • Various other projects as assigned plus flexibility in cross training within the department
Qualifications (Skills - Education - Experience)
  • Accounting degree. MBA or CPA helpful
  • Proficiency in financial reporting and US GAAP; experience with foreign entities a plus
  • Requires SAP ERP experience and proficiency in computer-based applications, Microsoft Office applications
  • Exposure to global consolidations
  • 3 - 5 years of General Accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Requires strong attention to detail and high degree of accuracy, good communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Public accounting experience a plus
  • Long hours may be required on a seasonal basis
We require post-offer, pre-employment drug screens, physicals and background checks. Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran.
INX does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters, agencies, or similar organizations.