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Senior Financial Accountant in Chicago, IL at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/27/2018

Job Description



Senior Financial Accountant

City: Chicago / State: Illinois                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

EVRAZ has an immediate opening for a Senior Financial Accountant at our North American Corporate Headquarters. Primary responsibilities for this role include entering monthly journal entries, including consolidation entries, preparing monthly and quarterly financial reports, and account reconciliations. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced work environment, demonstrates a high degree of motivation, an ability to work with diverse stakeholders and possesses a strong work ethic. This position reports to the Manager of Consolidations and Financial Reporting.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly journal entries and entry into the General Ledger system
  • Assisting with the month- and quarter- end close process, including preparing consolidation entries and analytical analysis, completing consolidation processes in Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Preparing variance explanations of financial results
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations, including analyzing balances and ensuring accounting treatment is in accordance with the Company’s policies
  • Cooperatively work with the accounting team and other teams within the organization, including Treasury, FP&A, HR, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and the Recycling Business Managers, and EVRAZ group
  • Utilize problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills to understand the business and accounting process at the company
  • Assist with ad hoc reports and projects, as requested
  • Assisting with preparing of reporting and financial statements as well as supporting schedules
  • Assist external and internal auditors in the performance of year-end and interim financial audits/reviews



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA is preferred
  • 3 years of experience in a relevant accounting position
  • Experience in consolidation accounting is desirable
  • Advanced user of Excel
  • Experience with Oracle E-Business Suite and SAP Business Consolidation is desirable
  • Exceptional attention to detail, ability to complete work with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, be a self-starter
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Cooperative and effective team member, ability to interact with all levels of the Company’s employees
  • Highly adaptable with a willingness to learn and actively participate

 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.


 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA is preferred
  • 3 years of experience in a relevant accounting position
  • Experience in consolidation accounting is desirable
  • Advanced user of Excel
  • Experience with Oracle E-Business Suite and SAP Business Consolidation is desirable
  • Exceptional attention to detail, ability to complete work with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, be a self-starter
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Cooperative and effective team member, ability to interact with all levels of the Company’s employees
  • Highly adaptable with a willingness to learn and actively participate

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