Staff Accountant

Reporting Location:  Chicago - 345 North Morgan
Workplace Type:  Hybrid / Remote

About Us

HAVI is a global, privately owned company that connects people with ideas, data with insights, supply with demand, restaurants with deliveries, and ultimately, people with the products they love. Whether sourcing, storing, or delivering products, we bring unmatched category expertise and unrivaled operational excellence combined with powerful digital analytics and insights. Founded in 1974, HAVI employs over 10,000 people and serves customers in more than 100 countries. HAVI’s business units include Supply Chain, tms, and Stanley 1913. Our portfolio of businesses offers best-in-class sourcing and supply chain capabilities, brand-defining marketing and promotion services, and innovative consumer products.
Why Work Here?

At HAVI, we are proud to make moments that matter every day for our People and our Customers.  We do this through living the HAVI values:

  • Do What’s Right
  • Respect and Value All
  • Think Big Together
  • Elevate our Customers and our People

Recognizing we have a responsibility to act and an opportunity to inspire a better future for people, the community, and the planet, social and environmental responsibility is at the heart of everything we do.   You’ll hear us refer to our “Better Future Blueprint” and see us driving responsible operations and advancing sustainable solutions.
Whether we’re running a beach clean-up, exploring hidden stories from under-represented voices, or helping our very own colleagues through times of crisis, you’ll see our amazing people bring these values to life every day.
We support our people with competitive pay, benefits, and flexibility, and strongly emphasize a growth mindset for achieving personal and career growth while at HAVI.


Staff Accountant                                                                                          



We are currently seeking candidates for a hybrid Staff Accountant position based out of our corporate headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.  This position supports the corporate accounting team by performing activities such as journal entry preparation, prepaid expense tracking, account reconciliation completion, and initiation of intercompany confirmations between entities.  The role is also directly responsible for fixed asset oversight and performing general ledger administrative activities. The position reports to the Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Manager.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support month-end close through preparation of accruals, prepaid, fixed assets, and other journal entries.  Complete intercompany confirmations, reconcile sub-ledger to GL activity and perform close related administrative task as assigned.
  • Manage fixed assets including review of construction in process accounts, recording additions and disposals, running monthly depreciation, and distributing reporting to finance and tax contacts.
  • Complete balance sheet account reconciliations for manager review in the Account Reconciliation Cloud Services tool (ARCS).  Investigate and resolve noted reconciling items timely. 
  • Monitor shared email accounts and complete requested general ledger administrative tasks related to business unit and account setups and changes.
  • Prepare and lead quarterly balance sheet fluctuation reviews.
  • Assist with intercompany billing activity through the preparation of manual invoice requests.
  • Complete annual reporting packages requested by corporate & tax departments for assigned entities.
  • Prepare audit schedules and respond to external auditor requests.
  • Participate in ad hoc special projects and other tasks as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 0-2 years of relevant work experience


Other Job Requirements:

  • Ability to analyze data, think critically, and determine logical conclusions and recommendations
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • High attention to detail and demonstrated business acumen
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to work with a wide range of people in a fast-paced environment   
  • Experience in JD Edwards, ARCS, SAGE Fixed Assets, and Hyperion Reporting/Planning preferred  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PowerBI, and Teams desired








We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago