General Ledger Accountant

Brad Foote Gearing is seeking a General Ledger Accountant, located in Cicero, IL reporting to our Plant Controller. This position will be responsible for managing the accounting records of the organization, including the consolidation of business units accounting records and preparing internal and external financial reporting requirements for this high-growth manufacturer of precision gearing and gearbox solutions. The General Ledger Accountant is responsible for accurate and timely reporting of financial results, maintaining a SOX-compliant control environment over reporting systems, preparing timely and accurate quarterly and annual financial reports, in accordance with GAAP.
Prepare timely and accurate quarterly and annual financial reports to the SEC in accordance with GAAP, coordinating with several reporting and disclosure constituents.
Prepare account reconciliations and post journal entries.
Perform monthly expense variance analysis
Assist in the monthly close and ad hoc initiatives that support the business unit's strategy.
Assist with preparation of month-end financial statements, cash flow statements, budgets
Manage the close calendar and coordinate timing of internal closing steps leading to timely public filings.
Consolidate cycle count results and monitor policy compliance
Assist in developing and monitoring policy and procedures to meet requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley.
Assist and maintain a SOX-compliant control environment over reporting systems, including controlling common chart of accounts at source ERP systems and consolidation and reporting systems.
Undergraduate finance or accounting degree and 3-5 years accounting and auditing experience or financial reporting role for a public company.
CPA is preferred, but not required.
Strong accounting system knowledge and demonstrated experience.
Manufacturing experience preferred.
Specialized Skills/Knowledge/Ability:
Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP, WorkWise or Management Reporter is a plus.
Strong MS Excel skills required.
Strong interpersonal skills ? know how to get answers and results while maintaining sound relationships.
Good business acumen and ability to relate business actions to financial results.
Strong written and verbal communications.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing tasks and demands.
Brad Foote Gearing, a division of Broadwind Energy, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more, please visit our website at www.bwen.com.

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