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  • Schaumburg, IL 60193
  • Dave Wright

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Accounting Manager

Brilliant Financial Staffing - Chicago, Dallas & Ft. Lauderdale • Schaumburg, IL

Posted 10 days ago

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Experience - 5 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Accounting - Finance

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Job Description

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:

ACCOUNTING MANAGER 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

•    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!
Job ID: BHJOB24976_20032
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