Staff Accountant
Downers Grove , Illinois
February 08, 2017
The Staff Accountant is responsible for closing the books for the Group's holding and administrative entities. Liaise with external financial and statutory auditors. The professional will also assist the Group Financial Controller in consolidating the Group's monthly financial statements including consolidation entries and he/she will assist in special projects. Responsibilities and Accountabilities• Monthly and quarterly closing the books of Group holding and admin entities• Liaise with local Luxembourg accounting office and financial and statutory auditors• Prepare audit work papers and supporting schedules• Prepare quarterly forecast and annual budgets for the holding and admin entities • Assist the Group Financial Controller in the monthly and quarterly closing of the consolidated financial statements • Special projects as requested by the CFO and the Group Controller Skills and Abilities • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills• Solid technical accounting background• Strong organizational skills• Ability to work independently or part of a team • The position requires attention to detail• Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasksEducation and Experience• Bachelors degree in Accounting required• US Certified Public Accounting exam (CPA)• 3-4 years of accounting experience • IFRS experience is a plus • Travel/hospitality experience a plus

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