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Accounting Manager (Financial Management / CPA)

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Job Description



Accounting Manager

About the Company

Our client, a multi-national and publicly traded  company, is looking to add an Accounting Manager.  This organization is a leader in their industry, and promotes great company culture as well as career growth.   The incumbent will be a key-leader in the accounting/finance group, as he or she will oversee all corporate accounting and reporting activities (internal and external), and will develop a team.  If you are a CPA with both public accounting and SEC exposure in your background this could be a great opportunity for you!

Job Responsibilities of Accounting Manager

As an Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Accounting department including general ledger, financial reporting, develop and mentor staff, acquisition due diligence, and regulatory filings. 

Specific duties in this financial management role include:
  • Achieving accounting operational objectives preparing and completing action plans, resolving problems, completing audits, identifying trends, determining system improvements and implementing changes

  • Ensuring an accurate and timely monthly and year-end close along with the timely reporting of all monthly financial information

  • Oversee SEC reporting

  • Research, interpret and apply accounting guidelines

  • Consolidation, and evaluation of financial data as well as preparing special reports

  • Confirming financial status monitoring revenue and expenses, coordinating the collection, 

  • Working with direct reports to establish performance goals and objectives for each year as well as monitoring and advising on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff

  • Act as a liaison with both internal and external auditors

  • Maintaining financial security by establishing internal control



Requirements



Job Requirements



We are looking for an Accounting Manager who combines a solid background in accounting and strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. You should be detail-oriented and have sound judgment and strong reasoning skills, as well as good analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Specific requirements for the Accounting Manager include:


  • Bachelor’s degree of Accounting or a related field, CPA preferred

  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance; hands-on accounting managerial experience preferred 

  • Public accounting experience (Big 4 or mid-tier preferred)

  • SEC exposure

  • Manufacturing experience preferred

  • Solid understanding of US GAAP

  • Ability to lead, train and develop staff

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel

  • Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team

  • SAP or Hyperion experience preferred 


Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Downtown Chicago, IL
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $70,000.00 - $120,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance
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Company Overview

Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned accounting and financial staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

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US-IL-Downtown Chicago, IL
Luke Singh
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-IL-Downtown Chicago, IL
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$70,000.00 - $120,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance
Store Type:

Description






Job Description



Accounting Manager

About the Company

Our client, a multi-national and publicly traded  company, is looking to add an Accounting Manager.  This organization is a leader in their industry, and promotes great company culture as well as career growth.   The incumbent will be a key-leader in the accounting/finance group, as he or she will oversee all corporate accounting and reporting activities (internal and external), and will develop a team.  If you are a CPA with both public accounting and SEC exposure in your background this could be a great opportunity for you!

Job Responsibilities of Accounting Manager

As an Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Accounting department including general ledger, financial reporting, develop and mentor staff, acquisition due diligence, and regulatory filings. 

Specific duties in this financial management role include:
  • Achieving accounting operational objectives preparing and completing action plans, resolving problems, completing audits, identifying trends, determining system improvements and implementing changes

  • Ensuring an accurate and timely monthly and year-end close along with the timely reporting of all monthly financial information

  • Oversee SEC reporting

  • Research, interpret and apply accounting guidelines

  • Consolidation, and evaluation of financial data as well as preparing special reports

  • Confirming financial status monitoring revenue and expenses, coordinating the collection, 

  • Working with direct reports to establish performance goals and objectives for each year as well as monitoring and advising on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff

  • Act as a liaison with both internal and external auditors

  • Maintaining financial security by establishing internal control



Requirements



Job Requirements



We are looking for an Accounting Manager who combines a solid background in accounting and strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. You should be detail-oriented and have sound judgment and strong reasoning skills, as well as good analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Specific requirements for the Accounting Manager include:


  • Bachelor’s degree of Accounting or a related field, CPA preferred

  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance; hands-on accounting managerial experience preferred 

  • Public accounting experience (Big 4 or mid-tier preferred)

  • SEC exposure

  • Manufacturing experience preferred

  • Solid understanding of US GAAP

  • Ability to lead, train and develop staff

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel

  • Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team

  • SAP or Hyperion experience preferred 


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