Finance Management Associate Job Opening at Acco Brands in Lake Zurich, IL

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Position:Finance Management Associate
Company:Acco Brands
Job Location(s): Lake Zurich, IL
Start Date:As soon as possible
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type:Full Time
Starting Salary Range:
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: Open
Required Security Clearance: None
Related Categories:Management and Supervision

Position Description

Finance Management Associate
# Positions 1Location US-IL-Lake Zurich
Company ACCO BrandsExternal Referral Bonus ..
Position Summary:

Real world professional business experience can set candidates apart when entering the job market. The ACCO Brands Finance Management Development Program will provide candidates with that experience. Recent college graduates with Finance or Accounting degrees will be fully integrated into our day-to-day operations giving them a unique perspective to our culture and preparing them for participation in our new, tenured management development program.

ACCO Brands, the world's largest suppliers of branded office products with annual revenues of nearly $1.8 billion, is seeking a recent a college graduate to hire as a finance associate to ultimately participate in our five year Finance Management Development Program. This role will offer rotational assignments in the following areas:

  • US Accounting Group
  • US Business Decision Support
  • International Business Support

In addition, all associates will be expected to study for and graduate as a Lean Six Sigma Yellow belt so that they will be able to participate in cross-functional business improvement teams. Additionally, there will be assistance provided for CPA certification.

Specifically, this role will provide "Experience for the Future" by providing specialized training, excellent mentorship, rotational assignments, professional development, and an opportunity to shadow leaders, including the CFO.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The role will be expected to assume and discharge real responsibilities by real deadlines.
  • The role will work in a team environment and will offer exposure to work across the matrix with the expectation that hard work and support will make their team successful.
  • The role will have direct exposure to senior management and opportunities to job shadow with the senior Finance leadership team to gain valuable experience.
  • As part of the Management Development Program rotation, there will be training on Lean Six Sigma ("LSS") and an opportunity to secure a CPA certification.

Position Qualifications:
  • Recent college graduate from a four year undergraduate university, with Accounting majors preferred, but also Finance, Business, and Economic majors with a minor/concentration in Accounting
  • Considering candidates with a cumulative GPA of 3.2, or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Candidates must be eligible to sit for the CPA exam (have earned 150 credit hours) prior to their anticipated start date
  • Intend on sitting for the CPA, once candidate meets 150 credit hour requirement
  • Enthusiasm and determination to succeed
  • Local candidates only

ACCO Brands USA LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


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