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Accounting Manager 24115 in Greater Chicago Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

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Job Description

Accounting Manager

Our client is a leading logistics brokerage company located in the Greater Chicago area.  They are currently looking for an Accounting Manager to join their team.  This position offers a nice blend of managing the accounts receivable/accounts payable department and also assist with accounting during the monthly close process.  With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, competitive benefits and great amenities.  They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:


•        The Accounting Manager will record and analyze the company’s financial information.

•        Manage the monthly close process and financial reporting and analysis.

•        Directly manage the accounts payable and accounts receivable departments.

•        Maintain and reconcile AP/AR ledger accounts and reports.

•        Set and approve customer credit limits.

•        Manage the preparation, recording, verifying, analyzing, and reporting of accounts payable transactions.

•        Provide regular customer account status reports, as well as aging reports, and other KPI’s.

•        Assist with month-end, quarter-end and year-end close processes.

•        Manage and supervise staff including hiring, onboarding, training, mentoring, coaching and managing performance of staff.

•        The Accounting Manager will perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Accounting Manager will possess the following:



•        The Accounting Manager will have 3+ years’ accounting experience, including some supervisory experience.

•        Demonstrated knowledge of balance sheet, P&L, and cash flow statements.

•        Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products and an advanced knowledge of Excel.

•        Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

•        The Accounting Manager will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

•        CPA strongly preferred.


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