Walgreens Senior Accountant in DEERFIELD, Illinois
Responsible for maintaining general ledger accounts and performing other accounting related activities. Prepares necessary information for financial and/or management reporting. Performs complex analysis of financial and management reports to identifying trends and variances. May perform advanced level accounting tasks.
Applies principles of accounting to analyze complex financial information and prepare financial reports. Adheres to and communicates accounting and auditing policies and procedures.
Analyzes accounts, records, and reports. Investigates and resolves any accounting issues within area of responsibility. Maintains general ledger accounts. Monitors accounts payables and receivables.
May perform monthly accounting for the Company’s equity method investments.
Performs period-end financial close responsibilities. Prepares data for financial statements, data for quarterly and annual regulatory filings using applicable systems. Duties may include preparing journal entries and coding invoices/vouchers.
Performs complex reconciliations for area supported and analyzes resulting variances. Proposes and prepares any adjusting entries necessary resulting from reconciliations.
Researches complex questions and investigates variances on the financial statements. Communicates findings to management.
Recommends and reviews proposed process improvements. Explores the modification and implementation of changes in systems and procedures.
Prepares complex reports in support of internal and external audits.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans
Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and wellbeing of every community in America. Operating more than 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 8 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with platforms bringing together physical and digital, supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.
Job ID: 614913BR
Title: Senior Accountant
Company Indicator: Walgreens
Job Function: Finance/Accounting
Full Store Address: 302 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL 60015
Full District Office Address: 302 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL,60015-04618-01199-2
External Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1 year of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing.
At least 2 years of experience with applicable accounting regulations.
Experience providing customer service to internal and external customers, including meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).
Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes.
Master’s degree in Accountancy or MBA
Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 6 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing.
Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Access (for example: designing and creating simple queries, modifying data types, adding dates, working with required fields and/or creating labels).
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