Accountant at Pentair Management Company in Hanover Park, Illinois

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Description:

At Pentair, you will work along-side passionate problem-solvers who are committed to the future and are focused on creating a healthier world for all. Throughout our 120 global locations, our values guide us as we create innovative solutions for the world's water challenges. We bring water to life!

As a Pentair employee, you would enjoy a wide array of benefit options to help keep you and your family healthy and protected, a generous 401(k) and ESPP to help you save for retirement, plus paid time off and wellness programs to encourage a healthy work/life balance.

We have an opportunity for an Accountant to join our team. You will be responsible for the preparation and distribution of various financial related reports. This role has the potential to work remote with some onsite meetings as needed. This role is open to Chicago or Raleigh based candidates.

You will:

  • Reconcile various Balance Sheet accounts to General Ledger.

  • Identify and execute process improvements across multiple tasks in the finance process.

  • Forecast and present to leadership.

  • Develop, recommend for approval, implement, monitor, and maintain and distribute accounting plans, procedures, and policies.

  • Work closely with month end closing activities.

  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial transactions to the General Ledger.

  • Perform month-end account reconciliations with accuracy and on a timely basis.

  • Provide proactive analysis and support to the finance team.

  • Ensure that relevant internal control requirements are met and comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

  • Ensure that the company meets or exceed Federal, State, and Local governmental laws, ordinances, and regulations in all areas of responsibility.

  • Audit your own performance and be proactive in setting your own objectives and standards of performance.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.

  • 2 plus years of professional accounting experience, manufacturing or services preferred.

  • Have advanced Excel capabilities.

  • Have experience utilizing a large ERP (SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards...).

  • Have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from finance leadership.

  • Experience utilizing SAP, QAD, or JDE


  • The employee may travel periodically to other company sites for training.

Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Diversity and Inclusion:

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:

  • Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership

  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels

  • Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture

  • Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory