Senior Financial Analyst - Compensation in Chicago, IL at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 7/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Perform monthly journal entries for equity compensation, corporate bonus, long-term incentive plan, 401-K Plus Plan (deferred compensation), Board of Directors compensation, pension, and other corporate held compensation deliverables.
  •  Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Participate in monthly review of financial statements and results for compensation related accounts.
  • Draft, coordinate and complete compensation related disclosures (i.e. equity compensation, EPS) for the 10-K/10-Q.
  • Draft the annual Proxy statement.
  • Assist in the completion of the annual 401-K plan audit (coordinate with auditors, prepare draft financial statements).
  • Participate in the execution of internal control procedures, including maintaining support for disclosures related to various filings, executing account reviews, and reviewing financial results for compliance with accounting policies.
  • Other Accounting and Finance Department projects.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)
* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career

Job Requirements


  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
  • CPA is preferred, but not required.


  • Strong accounting skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with various levels of management.
  • Effective business writing.
  • Experience with SEC reporting and related requirements.
  • Experience using COGNOS Controller and / or Oracle general ledger or other consolidation system would be helpful.
  • Experience with equity compensation and pension accounting would be helpful.
  • Experience using Certent or other equity compensation management system would be helpful.