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Company: Opto International Inc
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

*This job is located in Wood Dale, ILAbout OPTOOPTO is a fast-paced, constantly-growing retail store fixture manufacturing company selling to the retail industry. We believe in relentlessly communicating, both internally and to our customers, in an effort to constantly improve ourselves. We are obsessively focused on helping our clients be successful, which in turn makes us successful.OPTO employs joined-up, responsive and adaptive people who work hard as a tight team. We have first-class marketing and a design-led customer sales interface focused on fully understanding and guiding each customer to be successful through the purchase of our product. The product itself is high-quality, customizable, durable, and built from inventory-based components. This gives us industry-leading speed and reliability in execution, which in turn gives our customers the confidence to make us business partners for years to come. Job SummaryAs the manufacturing accountant you will complete gross margin analysis of products, inventory, and overall value. Your duties include: Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare, analyze, and report weekly, monthly, and quarterly gross margins
  • Assist in month-end closing and inventory
  • Use software and spreadsheets to help with cost decisions on production
  • Maintenance and development of production, purchases, import and export, freight, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and shipping, documentation, and submission of inventory, and accuracy and validity of inventory
  • Monitor costs of goods sold and provide feedback to meet goalEssential Skills
    • 8+ years of progressive accounting experience with 5+ in cost accounting
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment with a small/medium business background preferred
    • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
    • CPA and CMA preferred
    • Experience with analytics software such as Microsoft Access, Power BI, etc. preferred
    • Strong knowledge in corporate accounting, cost analysis, and preparation of financial statements
    • Has strong ability to assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem
    • Advanced Excel spreadsheet skills a must Mental/physical requirements:This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the employee to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers. Some travel required.Equal employment opportunity policy:OPTO is an equal opportunity employer. OPTO prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Accessibility accommodation statement:OPTO is committed to providing qualified individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their jobs. Additionally, if you (or another applicant of whom you are aware) require assistance accessing or reading this job posting or otherwise seek assistance in the application process, please contact us! PI230339854

Keywords: Opto International Inc, Chicago , SENIOR MANUFACTURING ACCOUNTANT (HYBRID), Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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