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Accountant – Transactional Accounting

Finance & Accounting Associate Westchester, IL, United States

Brainlab revolutionized digital medical technology with the introduction of software for radiosurgery and surgical navigation. Today, Brainlab is an industry leader in digital surgery, radiotherapy and integrated operating rooms.

Serving physicians, medical professionals and patients in 6,000+ hospitals in 121 countries, we’re transforming healthcare to improve the lives of patients everywhere.

We employ over 2,000 people in 25 locations worldwide. Close-knit teams made of talented, curious and authentic people are working together toward a common goal.

Together we’re dedicated to making an impact.

Sound like you?

Join and grow with us.

Job Description

This full-time position will support the Accounting Manager in the day-to-day, weekly, and monthly Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and/or Travel Expense transactions.

The accountant will be responsible for processing all information and performing all required tasks relative to the assigned functions, including the disbursement of funds, as well as performing various accounting and administrative tasks.

This role is based at our North American Headquarters in Westchester, IL. It is currently a hybrid-role, with 4 days in-office and 1 day remote.


  • Manage the full-cycle processing of accounting documents, including timely review and entry.
  • Audit incoming items for accuracy and corporate policy compliance.
  • Maintain an organized process to guide submissions through the cycle and communicate with internal and external customers, as appropriate.
  • Be responsible for the timely processing and continued tracking of documents, ensuring they are completely processed and closed.
  • Review incoming requests, ensure accuracy of information, and record to proper general ledger account.
  • Cross-train with other accounting team members to ensure proper support and coverage.
  • Perform special projects and other duties as requested/assigned.


  • Direct or related work experience in either accounts payable or accounts receivable (or an accounting degree) strongly preferred.
  • Intermediate knowledge of accounting practices.
  • Experience with large ERP systems (particularly SAP) is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel (including pivot tables and lookups), and Outlook necessary.
  • Superior organizational, team work, and time management skills.
  • A commitment to quality, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, customer service, professionalism and integrity.
  • Ability to multi-task and respond to requests in a timely manner.
  • Ability to utilize strong interpersonal and verbal & written communication skills.
  • Comfortable with deadlines and thrives on achieving continued completion of them.
  • Willingness to learn and provide input on processes and procedures.

Additional Information

In return for the experiences listed above we will provide a business casual environment, competitive compensation package including medical, dental, life, LTD, STD, and matching 401k benefits and much more.

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Brainlab, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Covid-19 vaccination, including applicable booster(s), is required if the position requires onsite presence at Brainlab customer sites in compliance with Presidential Executive Orders.  Legally allowed exemptions may apply.

Brainlab participates in E-Verify. Click here for more information. Click here to also review the EEO Law Poster. 

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to [email protected]

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