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Accounting Operations Associate Accountant

Chicago, Illinois

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 135703BR
External Posting Title: Accounting Operations Associate Accountant

Job Description

  • Coordinate the completion/review of the quarterly A-9 Schedule; partner with plant, warehouse, QFS Canada, sales finance, and supply chain finance personnel to accurately report all existing operating lease obligations and forecast all future obligations
  • Manage the clearing of unassigned income postings each period end close; track recurring postings and work proactively with individuals involved to prevent future postings
  • Monitor and manage the clearing of aged STO/In-Transit inventory
  • Review for completeness and accuracy, then record all journal entries prepared by the Warehouse Finance team
  • Conduct the annual review over the adequacy of the Quaker and Gatorade hourly vacation accruals
  • Partner with Gatorade SC Finance to understand periodic Fixed Asset write-off activity and verify appropriate classification and external reporting presentation
  • Calculate and record periodic inventory deferrals for Quaker and Gatorade
  • Prepare account reconciliations for assigned accounts and follow-up on unusual activity until cleared; perform cash flow forecasts and variance analysis for assigned accounts
  • Perform SOX controls for assigned areas of responsibility each period and prepare documentation evidencing quarterly test work over these controls
  • Assist the Tax Department in year-end preparation of assorted Tax Packages
  • Complete various ad-hoc reporting and analyses, as needed.


  • Experience with financial accounting systems (SAP)
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in an evolving environment
  • Solid technical accounting skills (GAAP)
  • Highly motivated individual capable of working independently to achieve goals
  • Ability to work, communicate, and influence individuals from varying groups and levels

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Category: Finance
Job Type: Regular

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