Anixter Staff Accountant in Glenview, Illinois

Staff Accountant

Date Posted9/29/2017

LocationGlenview, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-1222659446

Job Description


Anixter Inc. is seeking a Staff Accountant for its Distribution

Accounting team in Glenview, IL. The successful candidate will be part of the

team responsible for the proper statement of our North American inventory.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performingvarious accounting procedures and analysis related to the proper statement ofinventory balances.

  • Monthend closing procedures & account reconciliations

  • Identifyefficiencies to streamline processes and procedures

  • Workclosely with internal and external auditors to complete Audit schedules(interim/year end) and Sarbanes Oxley controls review/testing to ensurecompliance

  • Travelto perform physical inventory observations at Anixter's(U.S. and Canada)distribution facilities. This includes related book-to-physical inventoryreconciliations and adjustments.

  • Adhocanalysis and projects as needed


  • Idealcandidate will have a degree in either Finance or Accounting, with minimum 2 yearsof accounting experience.

  • Mustwork independently and use critical thinking/judgment skills to make sounddecisions with minimal daily direction from manager

  • Abilityto understand and follow inventory transactions and the implication they haveto the Financial Statements.

  • Excellentcommunication, detail analytical and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Musthave strong organizational skills, along with the ability to prioritize andmanage many initiatives simultaneously.

  • Proficiencyin Excel(complex spreadsheets) is required

  • Experiencein Essbase(or comparable reporting tool), PeopleSoft(or comparable ERPsystems), Microsoft Access and Word is a plus.

  • Understandingof basic distribution warehouse operations, transactions, and the financialimpacts is beneficial.

  • Approximately10% travel is required

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupAccounting/Finance