Klein Tools has a 160-year history of serving the hand tool needs of professional tradesmen with products that represent a standard of excellence, innovation, technology and quality in our industry. We are looking for candidates who want a career working with The Premier Brand of Hand Tools.
We are currently looking for a Senior Accountant to be located in our Lincolnshire, IL Facility.
The Senior Accountant is responsible for ensuring that transactions of the business have been properly accounted for and accurately reflect the company's accounting process. This position will have no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for entry level accountants. The Senior Accountant addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, balance sheet reconciliation, inter‐company accounting, sales tax reporting, year‐end audit preparation and annual budget preparation. This position will have contact with upper management, work directly with Plant Controllers and report to the Accounting Manager.
Specific Responsibilities will include:
Qualified applicants will possess Bachelor’s degree in accounting plus five to seven years of full cycle accounting experience is required. CPA with manufacturing accounting experience is a plus. Knowledge of and experience in using integrated accounting systems. Must possess and demonstrate knowledge of financial regulations, laws, and reporting requirements.
Strong organizational, problem‐solving, and analytical skills. Acute attention to detail. Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to communicate with all levels of management both verbally and in writing. Ability to work collaboratively across business functions.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills ﴾sumifs, sumproduct, pivots, vlookups, linking, formula auditing, shortcuts, etc.﴿
Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.
No phone calls please.