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Senior Accountant, Team Lead

Kelly Services
Joliet, IL 60435
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Kelly Services is seeking a **Senior Accountant, Team Lead** for a multinational network infrastructure provider company in **Joliet, IL.**

**Job Title: Senior Accountant, Team Lead**

Location: Joliet, IL 60433

Job Type: Contract

Length: 9/8/2020 12/31/2020

Hours: 40 hours/week, 8 hours/day

Pay Rate: $45 - $56 per hour

**General Summary**

Responsibilities for the team lead include training, prioritizing and coordinating work distribution, reviewing staffs work, assisting with projects, meeting independent and team deadlines, and escalating performance issues to the manager. The senior accountant team lead position will field complex questions from the global inter-entity teams associated with maintaining global inter-entity general ledger accounts. The senior accountant team lead position will report to the manager, inter-entity accounting. The staff accountants and accounting coordinator will report to the manager, inter-entity accounting and will have a dotted line reporting to the senior accountant team lead for job related functions. The right person for this position will also take a lead role in testing and training related to special projects. This position will provide functional advice to staff accountants and training to accountants throughout the company.

**Duties & Responsibilities**

Coordinate the workload of the intercompany accountants; lead training, assign and prioritize workload, review work and escalate performance issues to the manager.

Coach and develop the inter-entity team to ensure high skill levels.

Partner with Company's global finance departments to ensure adherence to accounting policies.

Support staff during month end close. Prepare and review complex journal entries and support/guide team to manage foreign entity requirements. Support inter-entity staff accountants to troubleshoot and correct out-of-balance positions with trading partners.

Lead meetings on various projects and mentor staff on project task execution

Reconcile and approve payment requests for assigned entities.

Participate/lead acquisition project activities, including testing and training.

Process intercompany master data requests. Manage additions, deletions, and changes to master data for intercompany vendors and customers in DG and SAP.

Train global staff on intercompany master data; take lead role in developing intercompany Subject Matter Expert (SME) documentation for global users. Continuously improve and expand knowledge depth of MDG/SAP data requirements, components of internal orders (outputs, EDI, etc.) and improve end to end intercompany processes for orders within and across ERP systems.

Drive process improvements. Document and continuously improve intercompany accounting processes to ensure alignment with G.A.A.P. and Sarbanes-Oxley.

Assist manager in developing project staffing plans and scheduling to meet objectives and business needs.

Works with the tax department, external audit, compliance and other internal customers to resolve issues.

Coordinate with the treasury department for daily operations, issue resolution, and the implementation of new programs and processes.

Assists corporate consolidation team with understanding out of balance positions between HFM and SAP.

Participate in other duties and projects as assigned.


Bachelors in related curriculum such as Accounting or Finance

w/ 5 Years of Related Experience


Experience in training staff and leading a team preferred

Minimum of 3 years experience with SAP preferred

Advanced Excel skills required

Functions at a high level on tight deadlines with multiple projects

Achieves results by working with cross departmental teams

Strong knowledge of G.A.A.P. is required

Experience in root cause analysis and corrective action implementation preferred

Heavy master data governance

Testing for SAP - they must have SAP experience


****Important information** : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position **however,** your resume should be uploaded via the **_SUBMIT RESUME_** button included within**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At **Kelly** , were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.



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Posted: 2020-08-28 Expires: 2020-09-28

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