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Life Fitness Senior Corporate Accountant - JR-020761 in Rosemont, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/7588060 An empty treadmill isn't compelling, but once someone steps on it, the stories are limitless. Our goal is to connect people emotionally to their fitness journey. We are a global team coming from different cultures and backgrounds with a shared passion to achieve and live our mission of inspiring healthier lives. n

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The Senior Corporate Accountant is responsible for corporate accounting responsibilities with GL monthly close, GL reconciliation, and assisting with quarterly and annual financial reporting.

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The role works out of our Global HQ in Rosemont, IL and reports directly to the Senior Manager of Financial Accounting.

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+ Perform financial analysis and report metrics

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+ Prepare monthly journal entries to P&L and Balance Sheet accounts to ensure proper and accurate recording of business activity

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+ Perform approved maintenance on the chart of accounts

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+ Act as custodian of fixed asset records; ensuring that items are reported and depreciated in compliance with the company's capitalization policy

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+ Prepare monthly reconciliation and analysis of general ledger accounts

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+ Improve/create account reconciliation schedules to support and analyze ledger balances

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+ Streamline journal entry preparation/process to permit a quicker monthly close

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+ Assist Accounts Payable in the approval of general ledger coding of non- purchase order invoices and review purchase orders for proper classification

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+ Prepare intra-company invoices and reconcile balances with overseas counterparts, which requires investigation and correction of any discrepancies or unusual activity

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+ Assist with standing up the processes to support accounting for payroll

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+ Calculate health care medical claim lag accrual

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+ Record debt issuance, interest accrual and amortization of financing fees

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+ Record, calculate workers compensation accrual

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+ Calculate engineering royalties and prepare earn out schedules to facilitate timely payment

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+ Assist in the documentation and monitoring of Sarbanes Oxley processes and controls

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+ Interact with auditors in the examination of financial and tax related data, reports, and forms

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+ Assist in completing year-end schedules for the Financial Reporting Group and Tax Department

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+ Work on cross-functional teams to improve processes and results

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+ Interact with independent and government auditors in examination of financial and tax related data


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nKnowledge, Skills and Abilities n

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+ A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA and/or MBA preferred

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+ At least 2 years of experience in public accounting

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+ Experience in payroll accounting

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+ Technical savvy; proficiency using Microsoft Suite (e.g. Excel and Word) is necessary

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+ Demonstrated track record of process improvement

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+ A desire to learn, a strong intellectual curiosity, and an infectious positive attitude

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+ Strong written and verbal communication skills

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+ Excellent customer service, time management, interpersonal and analytical skills with a proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work efficiently in a fast- paced environment

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+ Strong decision making, organizational and creative problem-solving skills with the ability to overcome unforeseen obstacles

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+ Oracle knowledge a plus


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Want to take the next step in your career?

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Life Fitness takes pride in our talented employees and believe in providing opportunities for further growth and advancement. We encourage you to test your strengths, push your limits and unlea h your potential.

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If you feel the open position you see is right for you, we invite you to apply.

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nLearn more about us here. n

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nLife Fitness does not accept applications, inquiries or solicitations from unapproved staffing agencies or vendors. n

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