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Senior Accountant at Life Fitness

  • Accounting/Finance, Senior Accountant Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 1 month ago
  • Illinois, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 5+ Years

Job Description

Senior Accountant at Life Fitness

An empty treadmill isn’t compelling, but once someone steps on it, the stories are limitless. Our goal is to connect people emotionally to their fitness journey. We are a global team coming from different cultures and backgrounds with a shared passion to achieve and live our mission of inspiring healthier lives.

Inspire. Innovate. Make an impact and join our team!

The Senior Corporate Accountant is responsible for corporate accounting responsibilities with GL monthly close, GL reconciliation, and assisting with quarterly and annual financial reporting. This hybrid role works out of our Global HQ in Rosemont, IL and reports directly to the Senior Manager of Financial Accounting.

Essential Functions

  • Perform financial analysis and report metrics

  • Prepare monthly journal entries to P&L and Balance Sheet accounts to ensure proper and accurate recording of business activity

  • Perform approved maintenance on the chart of accounts

  • Act as custodian of fixed asset records; ensuring that items are reported and depreciated in compliance with the company’s capitalization policy

  • Prepare monthly reconciliation and analysis of general ledger accounts

  • Improve/create account reconciliation schedules to support and analyze ledger balances

  • Streamline journal entry preparation/process to permit a quicker monthly close

  • Assist with standing up the processes to support accounting for payroll

  • Record debt issuance, interest accrual and amortization of financing fees

  • Manage accounting for 3rd party financing receivables

  • Interact with auditors in the examination of financial and tax related data, reports, and forms

  • Assist in completing year-end schedules for the Financial Reporting Group and Tax Department

  • Work on cross-functional teams to improve processes and results

  • Assist in the creation of accounting policies and procedures

  • Prepare footnotes and support for annual financial statements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA and/or MBA preferred

  • Public accounting experience a plus

  • 5 years accounting experience

  • Technical savvy; proficiency using Microsoft Suite (e.g. Excel and Word) is necessary

  • Demonstrated track record of process improvement

  • A desire to learn, a strong intellectual curiosity, and an infectious positive attitude

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent customer service, time management, interpersonal and analytical skills with a proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work efficiently in a fast- paced environment

  • Strong decision making, organizational and creative problem-solving skills with the ability to overcome unforeseen obstacles

  • Oracle knowledge a plus

Want to take the next step in your career?

Life Fitness takes pride in our talented employees and believe in providing opportunities for further growth and advancement. We encourage you to test your strengths, push your limits and unleash your potential.

If you feel the open position you see is right for you, we invite you to apply.

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