Staff Accountant in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 5/8/2023

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Job Title: Staff Accountant 

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 Staff Accountant to join our team located at our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL.

Recent College Graduates welcome to apply with a degree in Accounting or Finance.

Your Role:

As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for month end close activities, collaborating closely with the other members of the finance and accounting groups. This role will have direct interaction with the corporate departments and the business segment finance teams. The individual will be placed in a collaborative environment to drive continuous improvements in our financial close process, with a focus on harmonization efforts around both system and people driven processes. We embrace and accept individual experiences and backgrounds to achieve a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Create monthly financial reports, both within our SAP and Hyperion systems, enhancing the underlying analytical review process.
  • Collaborate with colleagues on the finance team to complete tasks pertaining to the month end close and support analytical reports that are prepared for management review.
  • Create journal entries and perform reconciliations, gathering support to properly support both as it pertains to internal control requirements.
  • 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.

Ultimately, 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 a creative and dynamic problem‐solver
  • You thrive in a fast paced and high‐energy environment
  • You pay great attention to detail and are well organized
  • You are highly self‐motivated with the ability to work independently as well as with a team

We need you to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. Recent college graduates with a Bachelor degree in Accounting are encouraged to apply.   
  • 0 - 2 years’ experience
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • 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

Icing on the cake:

  • Intern or Co-op
  • Experience with SAP or other large ERP systems
  • Hyperion Reporting and Planning system experience

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

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

            Not a good fit but know someone who is? Please refer them!

Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available


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Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities!  

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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:

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