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Accounting Operations Manager (SK25841) in Northern Chicago Suburbs at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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Accounting Operations Manager (SK25841)

Our client is a leading technology company with steady growth that is currently looking for an Accounting Operations Manager to join their team.  This position will offer a blend of general accounting, team leadership and management, and process improvement for a Fortune 500 company. With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.    The company boasts a team-oriented culture, great work/life balance and strong benefits.  They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Accounting Operations Manager will be responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, preparing timely and accurate internal financial reporting packages, coordinating the month-end close process and other related responsibilities. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


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

•        Analyze monthly preliminary financial statements, investigate and explain variances.

•        Provides support in identifying new opportunities for working capital improvement, and assessing the impact of any changes on the relevant financial metrics.

•        Lead monthly internal key metric analysis, including Days Payable Outstanding (‘DPO’) and purchase discounts to develop the performance “story” for the month and underlying business performance drivers.

•        Responsible for maintaining and monitoring compliance of all internal control procedures surrounding accounts payable, including preparation of documentation to support financial accounting policies.

•        Supports the Company’s internal and external auditors performing control testing, quarterly reviews and the annual audit.

•        Manage of team of professionals that includes their coaching, development and performance management.

•        The Accounting Operations Manager will perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Accounting Operations Manager will possess the following:



•        The Accounting Operations Manager will have 6+ years’ accounting experience; a blend of public accounting experience and corporate industry experience preferred.

•        Strong technical accounting skills with demonstrated strong knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices.

•        Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel. Experience with PeopleSoft and/or Hyperion Financial Management software preferred.

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

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

•        CPA preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer