• Akorn
  • Lake Forest, IL
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 110 S Suffolk Ln

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Responsible for completing Accounting functions including compiling, analyzing, posting, and reporting financial information in a timely and accurate manner.

Essential Functions

Compile financial information from various electronic and hard copy sources. Perform analysis and post information to the General Ledger (GL) on a daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis
Perform weekly and monthly reconciliations to ensure the accuracy of all financial information
Research any discrepancies and provide explanation for any variance
Compile, post, and ensure accuracy of monthly journal entries of company accounts to maintain compliance with company and federal regulations. Prepare and distribute reports regarding monthly journal entries to Executives and Sr. Management
Collect year-end closing financial information, post journal entries, and ensure accuracy of data for filing and audit purposes
Assist with technical accounting research and work with business unit leaders to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Assist in gathering information required for internal and external audits to ensure policies and procedures are in compliance with accounting regulations and requirements
Assist in preparing and distributing various financial reports and exhibits for Corporate Executives, Management, and Non-Management, including but not limited to expense analysis, expense detail, Profit & Loss (P&L) statements, production/commission reports, and site profitability
Research and address P&L questions from Management and provide explanations for any variance occurring through analyzing and researching reasons and causes for fluctuations
Escalate systems issues to experienced Accounting staff
Knowledge, understanding, and compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations relating to job duties
Knowledge, understanding, and compliance with Company policies and procedures
Maintain knowledge of functional area and company policies and procedures
Provide feedback to management concerning possible problems or areas of improvement
Make recommendations to implement improved processes
Perform other duties as assigned by management

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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