Corporate Accounting Manager in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 10/20/2021

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Job Title: Corporate Accounting Manager 

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities!  We are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team! We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace environment in which individual differences are recognized, respected and appreciated.

At Reynolds, we provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you! We are searching for a Corporate Accounting Manager to join our team located at our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL.


Your Role:

As the Corporate Accounting Manager you will oversee the accounting activities for the Corporate segment, with a direct line of sight into the business segment finance teams to drive harmonization in the financial reporting cycle.  This role will have exposure to financial leadership and will be tasked with building schedules to be presented as part of our monthly financial review meetings. 

In addition, this role will collaborate with cross functional teams as part of the annual budget and quarterly forecasting cycles, owning the reporting around the Corporate SG&A functions, while engaging the business segments to craft a consolidated total company SG&A view to be presented to executive management.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Engage in initiatives to standardize accounting practices across the business, with a focus on integrating processes that are new to the business.
  • Collaborate on financial and strategic projects to drive continuous improvements and growth opportunities to our internal and external stakeholders.
  • Interact with all levels of the finance organization during the month end close and financial reporting processes, including exposure to the executive leadership team.
  • Lead the charge on developing the quarterly forecast and annual budget processes across the Corporate SG&A segment, in addition to presenting the forecasts/budget to the financial leadership team.
  • Build upon the culture at RCP, focused on the evolution of our people resources and fostering a culture that values teamwork, ethics, and respect for others in our actions and decisions.

In this rewarding role, you will have the potential to significantly influence the profitability of our business and will also be able to make substantial improvements to our processes.


You will love it here if…

  • You are highly analytic and have a natural curiosity
  • You are a creative and dynamic problem‐solver
  • You are a strong and visionary leader who likes to help other succeed
  • You thrive in a fast paced and high‐energy environment


We need you to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA Certification or another advanced degree
  • 5-7 years of “Big 4” public accounting or related large public company experience
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Hands on experience with SAP or other large ERP systems
  • Proven analytical skills and ability to recognize unusual trends
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Detail oriented and organized, able to multi-task and work within strict deadline oriented environment
  • Hyperion Reporting and Planning system experience

Icing on the cake:

  • Previous exposure to budget and forecast processes, primarily around headcount related activities
  • Experience in accounting for medical benefits and fringe expenses, including accounting for pension expenses


Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

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Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available


For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by emailing us at

No recruiter calls or emails please.



Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster:

The Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link:

The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at 224-295-6808 or email

No recruiter calls or emails please.