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8/25 Staff Accountant (Naperville)

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Job Label: Staff Accountant

Connect Hearing is looking for a proven Staff Accountant ready to advance their career to join our Finance team to drive the regional financial statement preparation and analysis process for a company that's thriving in a down economy.

As a Staff Accountant for Connect Hearing in Naperville, Illinois, you will be an integral part of the monthly financial statement preparation and analysis process. In this highly visible role, your analysis of variances and trends in the financials will be the primary factor driving business decisions and revenue targets for senior management. Take this opportunity to add depth and breadth to your career skills portfolio, and position yourself for future advancement within the accounting function of a rapidly growing and well-funded organization.

At Connect Hearing, We Connect. We Discover. We Engage. We provide a strong network of convenient neighborhood hearing care centers across the country that continually strive to find innovative ways to serve you better. Our Hearing Care Professionals are passionate about helping people to hear better, applying a consistent process to determine the best recommendations for your hearing health. Headquartered in the Chicago area, we are a fast-growing division of Sonova (SOON:US), the world's leading provider of innovative hearing healthcare solutions.

As our Naperville, Illinois-based Staff Accountant, your first mission will be to quickly gain an understanding of the software and accounting systems used here. Your advanced skills in Excel, along with hands-on use of accounting systems such as MS NAV or Great Plains will allow you to hit the ground running. As a top candidate, besides being extremely well organized, detailed and exacting, you can step away from your efforts and analyze them. For the motivated candidate, expect this position to be varied, challenging and, ultimately, highly fulfilling as you work collaboratively within our dynamic, friendly and fast-paced environment.

Essential Job Functions

Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to the monthly close schedule

Facilitate and complete month-end close procedures

Assist in analyzing financial statements and reports on variances

Prepare account reconciliations, identifying and correcting discrepancies

Assist in developing budgets

Provide support before and during audits

Prepare and enter journal entries

Monthly Sales Reporting

Entry into COGNOS- Financial Consolidation System


Advanced understanding of accounting principles

Microsoft Navision, Sycle and Cognos experience, preferred

Hearing healthcare and/or multiunit retail industry experience, preferred

Knowledge and understanding of accepted accounting rules, practices, laws and reporting requirements

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft Excel including VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables and logical analysis statements to aid in analyzing data

Strong organizational and time management skills

Possesses a solid understanding of all aspects of accounting

Ability to obtain necessary financial information from non-financial individuals

Ability to document processes and procedures

Ability to perform in a fast paced, dynamic team environment

Proven ability to consistently meet deadlines

Ability to handle multiple, concurrent projects

2 to 4 years' general accounting experience

BS Accounting

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Once you have completed the interview, your information will be forwarded to the hiring authority for decisions on next steps.

Compensation: Depending on Experience

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