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Accounting Manager

Brilliant Financial Staffing - Chicago, Dallas & Ft. Lauderdale Schaumburg Full-Time
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Our client, a publicly traded professional services firm in the Chicago Loop is in need of an Accounting Manager.  The need is immediate for a consulting basis.  This is a great opportunity to partner with a growing organization and an industry leader.  The Accounting Manager will report to the Director of Accounting.  The Accounting Manager responsibilities and requirements are listed below:

Responsibilities:

•    Manage a team responsible for general ledger maintenance and account reconciliations 
•    Oversee accounting controls financial analysis
•    Key player in driving process change and identifying efficiencies
•    Apply strong technical accounting background on a wide variety of technical accounting topics
•    Ensure adherence to GAAP, including implementation of new GAAP pronouncements 
•    Lead the maintenance of financials for multiple international legal entities on a US GAAP basis 
•    Coordinate with local finance teams to maintain local statutory books
•    Review financial accounting records to ensure GAAP compliance
•    Involved in external financial reporting, reviewing footnotes and financial disclosures
•    Financial audit planning and coordination
•    Financial statements preparation and timely distribution
•    Streamlining monthly closing processes/procedures
•    Assist with the preparation of annual budgets and monthly forecasts

Requirements:

•    Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
•    CPA with 7+ years of accounting experience including 3+ years as a manager
•    Public accounting experience strongly preferred
•    Working knowledge of SAP or comparable ERP systems
•    Knowledge of IFRS is a plus
•    Ability to research GAAP and SEC reporting and related guidance
•    Experience managing accounting activities, such as account reconciliations and analysis 
•    Experience with the reparation of financial statements and application of accounting policies
•    Experience with US vs. IFRS GAAP differences
•    Sarbanes-Oxley compliance protocols and oversight
•    SEC reporting knowledge

If you or anyone you know is interested or qualified, please apply!
 

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Brilliant specializes in helping Accounting & Finance professionals find interim assignments. Through consultative personal interaction we develop a Heightened Awareness on a professional, personal and emotional level with hiring companies and candidates. We actually think of our network of candidates as talented people and organizations as those seeking talented people. We believe it's all about assisting talented accounting and finance professions in attaining their short term career goals. And attaining your particular set of goals is how we measure our success.

Our Staffing Professionals are uniquely positioned to deliver unparalleled results because of their first-hand experience. Many of us are former accounting professionals and hiring managers from big four accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies. From payroll clerk to accounting management, we have been there and understand all career levels and the intricate background and skills associated with those positions.

Even though we specialize in a specific business discipline, we serve the spectrum of today's business world. Through our networking we have developed partnerships with organizations in varied industries so that we are not limited to a narrowed cottage niche. We cover financial services, professional services, manufacturing, real estate, insurance, distribution, retail and technology just to name a few. Our awareness is focused on accounting and finance professionals and the vastness of the industries they serve.

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