Navistar, Inc. Finance Acctng Consultant in Lisle, Illinois

The Senior IT Accounting Consultant will be essential in enforcing and improving accounting processes and procedures to support the Information Technology organization. The position will require the incumbent to be a self-starter, have effective communication skills, work closely with the business to minimize risk and resolve accounting issues. The position will be highly visible to various levels of management. Below are a few of the duties and responsibilities:

  • Performs day-to-day general accounting activities ensuring compliance with established accounting policies (US GAAP, internal policies) and procedures

  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and monthly journal entries

  • Responsible for month end analysis, planning and forecasting of variances

  • Support audit (internal and external) and general documentation requirements

  • Tracking of IT related purchase orders

  • Provide support for special projects and ad hoc analyses

  • Refine department processes and procedures

  • Build relationships with IT business partners

  • Provide advice to management regarding accounting treatment and risks for business decisions

Interested in joining a financial team that drives success? We are transforming our company, significantly improving our product portfolio and continue to develop our team members. These enhancements helped us achieve our best one-year market share improvement since 2009. We have also entered into an alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus, which increases our competitiveness through global purchasing scale and expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services. Now we need career minded, team focused, top of the class financial professionals to keep moving our company to the pinnacle of our industry.

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Involved in finance and accounting activities. Conducts financial analyses; develops and prepares financial plans and budgets, interprets financial reports and tax returns. Establishes and maintains accounting policies and controls, fiscal controls, preparing financial reports and safeguarding the organization's assets. Maintains accounting and financial records and reports, including general ledger, financial statements, regulatory and management reports.

Basic Requirements:

  • Master's degree

  • At least 1 year of finance and general accounting experience


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • At least 3 years of finance and general accounting experience


  • At least 5 years of finance and general accounting experience

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • Positive Attitude, Ethics and International Values which support our company’s values, and a healthy, high performance culture

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • CPA preferred

  • Ambitious self-starter

  • Energized by challenges and opportunities

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and delivering on committed deadlines

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrate ability to convert accounting/financial/operational data into business information


  • Ethics and Navistar Values

  • Positive Attitude

  • Drive For Results

  • Functional/Tehnical Skills

  • Problem Solving

  • Interpersonal Savvy

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Job #: 2018-33213

Internal Title: Finance Acctng Consultant

Travel: Less Than 10%

ERP Eligibility: Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

External Company Name: Navistar Corporation

Street: 2701 Navistar Dr.