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Corporate Accounting Manager 23995 in Chicago, IL at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Job Description

Shared Services Accounting Manager - On the Loop!

Due to company growth, our client is looking for an Accounting Manager to join their team at their Corporate Office conveniently located on the Loop!  They are looking for a team player who can help the company grow! With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the department.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, great environment and provides its’ 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 including timely and accurate financial reporting in accordance with GAAP requirements.

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

  • Supervise the preparation of the journal entries for the monthly trial balance and monthly account reconciliations.

  • Plan, coordinate and execute annual financial audit.

  • Establish annual business plans and forecasting and assist with preparing the annual budget.

  • Assist in the compilation of information for the company’s annual tax returns.

  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close.

  • Support finance initiatives regarding review of revenue recognition.

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures with emphasis on internal controls.

  • Assist with optimization projects based on new ERP installation to drive effective finance processes.

  • Develop staff through coaching, providing performance feedback, providing effective performance assessments, and establishing performance and development plans.

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

Job Requirements

The Accounting Manager will possess the following:


  • The Accounting Manager will have 6+ years’ public accounting experience. Experience in financial services and/or insurance industry a plus.   

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

  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and financial reporting systems. Experience with ERP systems implementations a plus.

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

  • CPA required.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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