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Director of Accounting (KC28156)

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Director of Accounting (KC28156)


 


Our client, a professional services company, is currently looking for a Director of Accounting to join their fast-growing team!  This position will be responsible for leading and managing an investment reporting accounting team. With a growing accounting and finance team, there is opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture with a good work/life balance and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed. The pride themselves on promoting from within and helping their employees grow.


 


The Director of Accounting will have a hands-on role and get into the details of the accounting and financial activities for the company. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


 


Duties:



•        The Director of Accounting will prepare reports to summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.



•        Manage a team responsible for preparing, analyzing, and reporting the financial and operating results of portfolio companies and stand-alone investments.



•        Oversee the monthly, quarterly, and year-end preparation of consolidated GAAP financial statements.



•        Oversee preparation of monthly cash flow forecasts.



•        Manage the preparation of the annual audited financial statements, including footnote disclosures and supporting schedules.



•        Review of portfolio annual budget.



•        Manage any other reporting requirement specific to the portfolio including but not limited to escalations, accounts receivable aging reports and other ad hoc analysis and requests.



•        Manage and mentor staff including hiring, providing training and guidance, reviewing work and conducting performance and salary reviews.



•        The Director of Accounting will perform other duties and complete special projects as required.

Requirements

The Director of Accounting will possess the following:



Qualifications:



•        The Director of Accounting will have 10+ years accounting experience. Experience managing teams required.



•        Strong knowledge of GAAP.



•        Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office products.



•        Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.



•        The Director of Accounting will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.



•        CPA preferred.



Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Accounting, Finance
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Company Overview

Baker Tilly Search & Staffing, LLC

Baker Tilly Search & Staffing helps organizations find the talent necessary to succeed and assist people in finding rewarding careers, through our staffing, recruiting, and executive search services. You can rely on Baker Tilly Search & Staffing professionals for deep expertise in accounting and finance. No matter your career level or whether you seek full-time or flexible work, our staffing, recruiting, and executive search specialists won’t treat you like a number. Recognizing our dedication to candidate satisfaction, ClearlyRated named Baker Tilly Search & Staffing a 2019 Best of Staffing® Talent Diamond Award winner after winning the Best of Staffing Talent Award for six consecutive years. This award identifies Baker Tilly Search & Staffing as a top staffing firm. Learn More

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US-IL-Chicago
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Baker Tilly Search & Staffing, LLC
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US-IL-Chicago
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
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Accounting, Finance
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Description

Director of Accounting (KC28156)


 


Our client, a professional services company, is currently looking for a Director of Accounting to join their fast-growing team!  This position will be responsible for leading and managing an investment reporting accounting team. With a growing accounting and finance team, there is opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture with a good work/life balance and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed. The pride themselves on promoting from within and helping their employees grow.


 


The Director of Accounting will have a hands-on role and get into the details of the accounting and financial activities for the company. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


 


Duties:



•        The Director of Accounting will prepare reports to summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.



•        Manage a team responsible for preparing, analyzing, and reporting the financial and operating results of portfolio companies and stand-alone investments.



•        Oversee the monthly, quarterly, and year-end preparation of consolidated GAAP financial statements.



•        Oversee preparation of monthly cash flow forecasts.



•        Manage the preparation of the annual audited financial statements, including footnote disclosures and supporting schedules.



•        Review of portfolio annual budget.



•        Manage any other reporting requirement specific to the portfolio including but not limited to escalations, accounts receivable aging reports and other ad hoc analysis and requests.



•        Manage and mentor staff including hiring, providing training and guidance, reviewing work and conducting performance and salary reviews.



•        The Director of Accounting will perform other duties and complete special projects as required.

Requirements

The Director of Accounting will possess the following:



Qualifications:



•        The Director of Accounting will have 10+ years accounting experience. Experience managing teams required.



•        Strong knowledge of GAAP.



•        Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office products.



•        Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.



•        The Director of Accounting will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.



•        CPA preferred.



Equal Opportunity Employer

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