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Accounting Manager

Creative Financial Staffing Chicago Full-Time
$77,815.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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Our client is seeking to fill a Manager of Accounting position in Chicago, IL. The client is a Fortune 500 company that offers incredible benefits including generous vacation, tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules and work from home options.

The ideal candidate will manage a financial accounting team, oversee day-to-day operations of the team and well as plan short and long term projects.

Manager of Accounting Job Responsibilities include:

  • Develop solutions to any accounting and financial reporting issues as they arise
  • Drive continuous improvements by challenging the status quo
  • Complete the performance management process and provide input for staffing and disciplinary actions ensuring that the organization has an efficient and effective structure in place
  • Plan, execute, and review activities associated with the period-end financial close cycles, including journal entries, account reconciliations, and other review and control activities
  • Plan, prepare and review periodic entity and/or consolidated financial statements to Company’s standards for accuracy and timeliness
  • Identify accounting and reporting issues that may impact the Corporation, and oversee the research to determine the overall impact and suggest resolution and recommendations to management
  • Acts as key contact for various internal and external partners, including business unit partners
  • Ensure that the team members have adequate, timely training opportunities either internally or externally

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting is required
  • MBA or other advanced degree a plus
  • CPA certification strongly preferred
  • Minimum 7 years of accounting experience, with significant experience at either a public company or in public accounting (audit)
  • Expertise in GAAP financial reporting
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills

Recommended skills

Financial Statements
Accounting
Scheduling
Financial Accounting
Management
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

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