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Industry: Finance

Company: UGN

Founded in 1986 as a partnership between Nittoku and Autoneum, UGN is the preferred producer of high quality acoustic, interior trim, and thermal management products, and a recognized leader in customer satisfaction for the Japanese transplant automotive industry in North America. UGN, with more than $400 million in revenue, has six locations in the United States-Novi, Michigan; Jackson, Tennessee; Monroe, Ohio; Somerset, Kentucky; Downers Grove, Illinois; and Valparaiso, Indiana; as well as a location in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico-specializing in manufacturing, research, development, testing, and service support.

For 6 years in a row UGN has achieved ranking as a “Best Company to Work for in Illinois”. Based on three core values of Respect, Trust and Communication, UGN prides itself on a unique culture that is the UGN Way.

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The Senior Accountant is responsible for monitoring and reconciling revenue, accounts payable and other accounting transactions. The Senior Accountant works closely with the Accounting Manager. This position is based at our Downers Grove, IL location and can work remotely 2 days per week if desired. Competitive Benefits including Incentive Bonus, 401k, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and More!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Manage the overall sales, accounts receivable and accounts payable accounting cycles.
  2. Review and maintain sales pricing and sales pricing accruals. Work with the sales team to ensure price changes and accruals are timely and accurately reflected in the financial statements. Review price changes entered in Oracle ERP system.
  3. Reconcile customer retroactive sales price changes to calculated amounts. Identify and resolve differences. Issue the debit/credit memos.
  4. Review and reconcile plant and corporate revenue accounts. Identify and resolve differences.
  5. Perform supplier maintenance responsibilities updating for changes and process improvements.
  6. Review weekly payments (ACH, wires, credit cards and checks). Identify errors and work with accounts payable to resolve.
  7. Assist with the administration and maintenance of the credit card payment programs.
  8. Review and reconcile accounts payable accounts. Identify and resolve differences. Close accounts payable in Oracle monthly.
  9. Compile and analyze financial information to prepare journal entries and month end reconciliations and analyses.
  10. Prepare credit applications and sales tax exemption certificates.
  11. Prepare annual IRS 1099 filings.
  12. Compile and provide audit support as requested by external and internal auditors.
  13. Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and internal controls.
  14. Document processes and procedures on an ongoing basis to allow cross training and maintain current documentation.
  15. Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting required and three plus years related experience. Public accounting experience a plus.
  2. Strong understanding of GAAP.
  3. Strong understanding and comfort with account reconciliations and month end close processes.
  4. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  5. Strong organizational skills and eye for detail.
  6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  8. Advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications– Excel (pivot tables and vlookup’s), Outlook, Teams, and Word. Experience with Oracle ERP system a plus.
  9. Motivated and team orientated.

Travel Requirements:

This position has no travel responsibilities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

This position primarily operates in a professional office environment. This job routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, audio/visual equipment, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Physical Demands:

Remaining in a stationary position for prolonged period. Working on computer for prolonged periods. Ability to communicate extensively with individuals by telephone, audio/visual conferencing, email, and in person.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job and is subject to change with or without notice. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.


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