Job Openings

Senior Staff Accountant

Job ID: BH483660

Category: Staff Accountant

Specialty: Administrative

Senior Staff Accountant
Bolingbrook, IL – Hybrid/flexible – Must come into the office 6x per month
Hours: 40 per week
Industry: Retail
Co Size: 10,000+
Company Info: Largest U.S. beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. Top national retailer offering the complete beauty experience. Brings possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points, including our own private label.

Must Have:

  • BS degree in Accounting and CPA required
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience
  • Solid analytical skills and technical accounting knowledge
  • Understanding of financial processes and internal controls
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment
  • Good communication, writing, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates leadership ability/potential
  • Able to work independently, as well as with a group
  • Dedicated and detail oriented
  • Self-starter with willingness to work hands-on


  • Proficient in Excel and Word, SAP knowledge is a plus
  • Retail or public accounting experience preferred


The General Accounting department is seeking an experienced Staff/Senior Accountant to assist with the accounting close process while supporting internal and external reporting.  Improve our ability to support the business and respond to the increasing demand for information. Take ownership of certain areas serving as a resource and expert for those related items. Assist with internal control compliance and various audits.


  • Actively participate in period, quarter, and year-end accounting close
  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations and work-papers
  • Work with business partners to obtain information supporting accruals and adjustments
  • Analyze accounting results, investigate variances and document findings
  • Support the financial reporting process and communication of results
  • Help ensure compliance with internal control policies and procedures
  • Assist with internal and external audits
  • Provide support for budget and forecast preparation
  • Perform other routine and non-routine functions as assigned by management


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Bolingbrook, Illinois