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The Messina Group seeks a Senior Accountant/IT Specialist

 

This position supports the day-to-day accounting and reporting requirements of the Finance Dept. and provides IT-related expertise and assistance. The position is also the backup for the Controller.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Train as a backup for Controller, assist Controller in managing all Finance functions
  • Month-end Closing and Reporting process completion (to include full P&L preparation, Chemical Consumption bookkeeping, Sales Reporting,
  • Inventory, A/R, and A/P sub-ledger closings, Cost Accounting spreadsheet completion, and report distribution
  • Submission of Financial Reports (Budget, FCT, and Monthly Financials) into  COGNOS system
  • Review General Ledger postings and oversee all bookkeeping functions and reporting of sub-ledgers (Accounts Payable, Receivable, Purchasing, and Inventory)
  • Approve Accounts Receivable cash receipts postings
  • Approve Accounts Payable vouchers at appropriate authorization level
  • Manage company Treasury functions and act as liaison with JPM Chase and originate/create wire transfers when necessary to pay vendors
  • Manage Quarterly Estimated Tax payment processing and coordinate Tax Return Preparation data requests by KPMG
  • Recording of CAPEX and Depreciation using Sage FAS software
  • Recording of (bi-weekly) Payroll streams (Hourly and Salaried) using Insperity system
  • Bi-weekly remittance of 401k plan contributions and loans
  • Customize and generate payroll reports for HR and HQ from Insperity System
  • Manage and support the development, implementation, and operation of information and functional systems within guidelines of Global IT 
  • Submit IT support tickets for user base as needed
  • Manage and support network services, PCs and laptops, hardware and software, and telecommunications equipment.
  • Provide end-user support in the selection, procurement, use, and maintenance of software and hardware.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor IT policies and controls to ensure data accuracy, security, and legal regulatory compliance
  • Manage computer operation, scheduling, backup, storage, and retrieval functions
  • Provide disaster recovery contingency plan
  • Perform Sales Receivable functions in absence of regular personnel
 

Other Details:

  • Schedule:  8-5
  • Location: Remotes/Des Plaines
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Senior Accountant/IT Specialist

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Des Plaines, IL

The Messina Group seeks a Senior Accountant/IT Specialist

 

This position supports the day-to-day accounting and reporting requirements of the Finance Dept. and provides IT-related expertise and assistance. The position is also the backup for the Controller.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Train as a backup for Controller, assist Controller in managing all Finance functions
  • Month-end Closing and Reporting process completion (to include full P&L preparation, Chemical Consumption bookkeeping, Sales Reporting,
  • Inventory, A/R, and A/P sub-ledger closings, Cost Accounting spreadsheet completion, and report distribution
  • Submission of Financial Reports (Budget, FCT, and Monthly Financials) into  COGNOS system
  • Review General Ledger postings and oversee all bookkeeping functions and reporting of sub-ledgers (Accounts Payable, Receivable, Purchasing, and Inventory)
  • Approve Accounts Receivable cash receipts postings
  • Approve Accounts Payable vouchers at appropriate authorization level
  • Manage company Treasury functions and act as liaison with JPM Chase and originate/create wire transfers when necessary to pay vendors
  • Manage Quarterly Estimated Tax payment processing and coordinate Tax Return Preparation data requests by KPMG
  • Recording of CAPEX and Depreciation using Sage FAS software
  • Recording of (bi-weekly) Payroll streams (Hourly and Salaried) using Insperity system
  • Bi-weekly remittance of 401k plan contributions and loans
  • Customize and generate payroll reports for HR and HQ from Insperity System
  • Manage and support the development, implementation, and operation of information and functional systems within guidelines of Global IT 
  • Submit IT support tickets for user base as needed
  • Manage and support network services, PCs and laptops, hardware and software, and telecommunications equipment.
  • Provide end-user support in the selection, procurement, use, and maintenance of software and hardware.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor IT policies and controls to ensure data accuracy, security, and legal regulatory compliance
  • Manage computer operation, scheduling, backup, storage, and retrieval functions
  • Provide disaster recovery contingency plan
  • Perform Sales Receivable functions in absence of regular personnel
 

Other Details:

  • Schedule:  8-5
  • Location: Remotes/Des Plaines

Learn More:

Tracy Vistine

Vice President of Talent Acquisition

tvistine@messinagroupinc.com

847-993-5850

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