Accounting Supervisor / 100%

 Itasca, 北美洲

Leister Technologies LLC, with headquarters in Itasca, IL, supports the sales and service of Leister’s full line of roofing, process heat, plastic welding, laser and microsystem products through its wide network of distribution partners across North America.

We are currently looking for an Accounting Supervisor that has a well-rounded background with experience in sales tax as well as all financial processes.  This position will report directly to the Finance & Accounting Manager and is based out of our Itasca office.

Accounting Supervisor

Primary responsibilities

General Accounting (60%):

  • Supervise Staff Accountant.
  • Maintain sales tax classification and exemption certificates for main customers and all ship-to locations.
  • Review sales tax calculations on customer invoices.
  • Maintains Fixed Assets including additions, disposals, associated journal entries and physical inventory.
  • Prepare and enter journal entries (prepaids, deferrals, accruals, payroll, etc.).
  • Perform monthly reconciliations and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Recording weekly cycle count adjustments.
  • Assist with monthly financial report preparation for submission to HQ.
  • Assist with Budget and forecast preparation.
  • Assist with internal control policy documentation and implementation.
  • Assist with analytical analysis and projects as needed.

A/P (20%):

  • Review coding and post third party vendor invoices and employee expense reports.
  • Code, post, and reconcile company visa and employee expense reports.
  • Reconcile, pay and manage Intercompany invoices.
  • Develop AP policies and streamline processes.
  • Maintain documented AP procedures.


A/R (20%):

  • Run credit reports on new customers and recommend and enter credit lines for new and existing customers within prescribed policy limits.  
  • Oversee credit and collection activities including collection calls, reconciling, analyzing, and resolving disputes or discrepancies.
  • Oversee posting of incoming payments and prepareing daily deposits.
  • Oversee monthly aging, reconciliation, and reporting.
  • Prepare bad debt reserve calculation when required.



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. A Master's Degree or CPA is preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in accounting or finance roles, preferably in a global manufacturing/distribution organization
  • Minimum 3 years Senior/Supervisory role
  • Advanced MS Excel skills, including pivot tables and VLOOKUPs.
  • Proficiency in accounting software required, experience with SAP ByDesign preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to work with large volumes of data efficiently.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide strategic insights.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate financial information to both financial and non-financial stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively within a team and build strong relationships across departments.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to motivate and mentor junior team members.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication and time management skills.