Methode Electronics, Inc

  • Staff Accountant

    Division Methode Electronics
    Requisition ID
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Methode Electronics is seeking a highly motivated Staff Accountant to join our growing organization based in Chicago IL.  Under the supervision of our Director of SEC Reporting, you will be responsible for assisting with the financial reporting for our Corporate business unit.  All work will be performed in support of our corporate accounting financial operations including miscellaneous assignments and special projects.   This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced accountant who is interested in working in a growing company with professional growth opportunities.   Methode offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.



    Methode Electronics Inc.(NYSE:MEI) is a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions with manufacturing, design and testing facilities in Belgium, Canada, China, Egypt, Germany, India, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Mexico, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States with headquarters in the Chicago, IL.  With over 6,500 employees, Methode is financially strong and extremely well positioned to grow from the Company's existing $908 million revenue.  Our components are in the primary end markets of the automobile, computer, information processing and networking equipment, voice and data communication systems, consumer electronics, appliances, aerospace vehicles and industrial equipment industries.  Further information can be found at Methode’s website:


    • Assist with month/quarter/year-end close to include the preparation of journal entries, various account reconciliations, etc.
    • Reconcile all corporate bank accounts including payroll and all operating accounts
    • Track timely payment of various federal and state payroll taxes
    • Assist with the monthly intercompany reconciliations for all global divisions
    • Maintain our Corporate fixed asset system including tracking
    • Record weekly payroll for domestic business units
    • Track prepaid expenses on a monthly basis
    • Help with quarterly and year-end audit requests from external auditors
    • Complete special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required, including financial and individual account analysis
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Bachelor degree in Accounting
    • 3+ years’ experience in general accounting functions
    • A strong understanding of accounting fundamentals required
    • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Experience with publicly-held, manufacturing facilities a plus
    • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) experience a plus

    Methode Electronics is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: EEO Poster, if you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (708) 867-6777 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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