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Accounting Manager in Greater Oak Brook Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

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Job Description

Accounting Manager


Our client is growing and they are looking for an Accounting Manager to join their team.  This is a newly created position due to growth! 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 entrepreneurial culture and provides its’ employees with excellent benefits and equips them with the tools and training necessary to succeed.



Reporting directly to the Controller, the Accounting Manager will be responsible for managing accounting and finance functions of the company. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:


Principal Duties/Responsibilities:

  • The Accounting Manager will record and analyze the company’s financial information.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Lead the monthly financial close process and oversee the daily accounting processes.
  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers to ensure items and properly capitalized and depreciated.
  • Review and approve semi-monthly payroll process, including disbursements through the payroll provider, monthly state filings, and reconciliation of benefits expenditures.
  • Review and approve weekly cash disbursements.
  • Review journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by the accounting staff.
  • Manage accounting staff including Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Staff Accountant; provide supervision and guidance to their daily responsibilities.
  • Work closely with external tax advisors/preparers in preparing schedules and administering payments for state, local and federal tax filings and shareholder distributions.
  • The Accounting Manager will assist with other duties and special projects as needed.

Job Requirements

The Accounting Manager will possess the following:

Requirements:

  • The Accounting Manager will have 5-7 years’ accounting experience. 
  • Successful experience managing a team.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP and financial statement preparation.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products.
  • 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.
  • CPA preferred. 

Equal Opportunity Employer