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Bilingual Accounting Manager | Japanese Manufacturing Company

A Japanese manufacturing company in Vernon Hills, Illinois that produces placement machines and screen printers is looking for an Accounting Manager.

A Japanese manufacturing company in Vernon Hills, Illinois is looking for an experienced Accounting Manager to join their team!

<Job Summary>

You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the accounting department and overall corporate control procedures.

This position requests a candidate with strong organizational skills and excellent administrative and interpersonal skills.

<Job Description>

∙ Responsible for the organization and effective day-to-day operations of the accounting department.
∙ Supervise all functions performed by the accounting staff.
∙ Review the functions performed by the staff accountants in accordance with the firm’s control policies.
∙ Coordinates and monitors with all FAC departments to ensure understanding of and compliance with corporate controls.
∙ Prepare monthly schedules against the balance sheet and financial accounts.
∙ Perform monthly, quarter-end, and year end closing procedures.
∙ Reconcile the general ledger for AP transactions and inventory transactions, review financial statement summaries to ensure accuracy of financial statements, profit margins, and percentage analysis.
∙ Prepare monthly sales/profit reports.
∙ Review monthly balance sheet and financial statements for reasonableness and accuracy. Issue journal entries as needed.
∙ Review vendor payments for appropriateness and accuracy.
∙ Review and monitor security agreements and UCC submissions for orders.
∙ Determine creditworthiness of new customers. Review/update credit status of existing customers. Deny/release credit as necessary.
∙ Review customer orders for machinery and identify billing requirements and discrepancies. Monitor progress of orders and prepare milestone invoices and obtain payment as needed. Review installation reports and process sales recognition when appropriate.
∙ Review customer account balances to identify problems and ensure collections. Confer with sales and departments as needed to obtain payment from customers.
∙ Monitor and track the movement and location of machines.
∙ Submit monthly state sales tax. Compile information to respond to requests from state tax inspectors and external auditors.
∙ Analyze and audit sales and use tax returns for prior periods to identify overpayments and obtain refunds.
∙ Coordinate and cooperate with financial, tax, and internal control auditors.
∙ Maintains the SAP system.
∙ Perform other duties as assigned from time to time by management.


∙ Bilingual in Japanese and English ∙ Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
∙ Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Accounting or Finance
∙ CPA certification (preferred), knowledge of GAAP controls
∙ At least 5 years of accounting experience, including management experience
∙ Advanced software skills, MS Office, Excel SAP, etc.
∙ Excellent organizational, communication (verbal and written), and problem-solving skills
∙ Analytical, attention to detail, self-driven, and willing to take on new tasks and responsibilities
∙ Relocation not required (preferred)
∙ Must be able to work legally in the U.S. (visa support name s)


Employment Status Full Time
Position Bilingual Accounting Manager
Language English/ Japanese
Working Hours Work 5 days from Monday to Friday 8am-5pm 8 hours a day
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays are off.
Break time: 1 hour
Salary $90,000~145,000(to be determined after interview based on experience)
  • Health insurance (medical, dental, and vision insurance): 100% coverage for you and 100% coverage for your dependents
  • Life insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid vacations
  • Weekends and holidays off
  • Promotional programs available
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