General Accountant - IL Chicago
Chicago, IL 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description
General Accountant - IL Chicago
  • Job ID:6119
  • Functional Area:Accounting
  • Position Type:Full-Time Employment
  • Experience Required:1 - 3 Years
  • Location:IL-Chicago
  • Department:Accounting
  • Education Required:Bachelors Degree
  • Relocation Provided:

Position Description:
Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc., is one of the largest metals distributors in the US. We operate approximately 100 locations with 3,900 employees in North America, Canada and China. We are currently seeking a General Accountant to contribute as an essential member within the corporate accounting team in downtown Chicago, IL. This position will report to the Sr. Accounting Manager, but will work with all members of the team.

Roles and responsibilities:
- Heavy involvement in monthly close process, including journal entries and account reconciliations
- Responsible for the oversight of financial results of assigned plants
- Assist plant management in understanding monthly financial results
- Assist plant in researching and resolving financial issues
- Assist in internal management reporting and analysis
- Development and documentation of accounting policies and procedures
- Fixed asset and prepaid accounting
- Credit loss accounting
- Work on other special projects, as assigned

Position Requirements:
- Bachelors degree in accounting
- CPA preferred
- 1-3 years of monthly financial close experience
- Strong Microsoft Excel skills
- Knowledge of SAP a plus

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, and pregnancy), age, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information, marital status, status as a veteran, or any other federal, state or local protected class or artificial barrier.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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