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BUNZL Sr. Accountant (Bunzl Retail Services) in Morton Grove, Illinois


The Senior Accountant will be responsible for financial accounting and reporting activities including but not limited to journal entries, account reconciliations, month-end close, variance analysis, process improvement, and other duties as required. We are seeking an experienced, career-focused Accounting professional motivated to progress to a leadership role.


  • Maintain and enforce BRS’s accounting processes

  • Prepare and post monthly journal entries

  • Prepare and/or review monthly balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Pricing and payable variance research

  • Prepare monthly inventory and freight analysis and reporting

  • Participate in month-end and year-end close

  • Assist with payments to vendors

  • Work with purchasing and sales teams to ensure accuracy and integrity of transactions

  • Prepare supporting documentation for internal and external audits

  • Research and resolve various accounting issues

  • Document and monitor internal controls and processes

  • Propose improvements and efficiencies for current processes

  • Assist with the implementation of various accounting systems, if applicable


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • Minimum of 4 years of accounting experience

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong technical knowledge of accounting and finance

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Knowledge of JD Edwards a plus

  • Experience with multi-currency transactions a plus

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Effectively communicate both orally and in written form with management, internal and external customers. Being

  • Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and solve practical problems or resolve issues

  • Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment, work with minimal supervision and maintain confidentiality of shared information and/or assignments

So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.

Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion. Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 5,000 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)