Mettawa, Illinois

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The Staff Accountant, an integral part of the Brunswick’s Business Acceleration team, will be responsible for maintaining proper accounting processes and controls for Business Acceleration entities. The Staff Accountant will work closely with the Accounting Manager and Operation team to ensure that the monthly/quarterly/annual accounting processes are completed in a timely manner per GAAP requirements. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for Accounts Receivable for Blue Water Finance, Account Payable for Brunswick Product Protection, Month- end close and reporting on financial status including income statement and variances analyses.

     

Responsibilities

  • Prepares and maintains the Brunswick entity ledgers for Brunswick Product Protection Corporation (BPPC), and Bluewater Financial Services.  Supports business unit management by providing financial statements and performing analyses as appropriate.
  • Responsible for running of month-end reports and prepare general ledger journal entries related to Brunswick Product Protection Corp and Bluewater Finance and BA management; responsible for uploading into Oracle.
  • Responsible for the posting revenues by verifying and entering transactions into QuickBooks.
  • Responsible for posting of customer payments by recording ACH and checks and send email notifications to the dealers of Blue Water Finance.
  • Responsible for AP PO processing of vendor invoices into Oracle.
  • Responsible for the reconciliation and preparation of journal entries of the daily cash on a weekly and monthly basis; responsible for uploading into Oracle.  Provide timely resolution to any issues prompted by the information sent.
  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations including reconciliation of bank/cash accounts, joint venture equity investment and recognized revenue.
  • Review and reconcile revenue and non-revenue related receivables and payables account for Business Acceleration entities.
  • Review and file monthly Sales & Use tax returns for Brunswick Product Protection Corporation (BPPC)
  • Identify opportunities to automate or redesign processes to support overall Brunswick Corporate Accounting initiatives.

Skills/Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required. (Accounting/Finance)

  • 2-3 years of experience in Accounting, Finance and/or Business Operations experience is required.
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and internal controls.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks and exposure to enterprise accounting systems e.g. Oracle.
  • Self-confident with strong organization, project management, and communication skills required.
  • Ability to work well across all levels of the organization

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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#Brunswick Corporation

Mettawa, Illinois

Brunswick Corporation is a publicly held company listed on the New York and Chicago stock exchanges, with sales over $5.2 billion in 2018. While we are family to approximately 16,000 employees around the world, three divisions in more than 30 countries create a local environment. Our global headquarters is located in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL. Since Brunswick was founded in 1845, the Company has grown to become a world leader in the marine industry. We’ve been successful in the market for so long because we maintain a focus on driving innovation, while leveraging best practices and veteran industry knowledge. Here, your ideas for company growth are backed by a 175-year legacy of experience.

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