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Accounting Manager

Chicago, Illinois
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
Accounting Manager
About the Company

Our client is a fast growing company based in downtown Chicago is seeking an Accounting Manager. The firm boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its employees with the tools and training necessary to perform. Not to mention they offer WORK/LIFE balance, and fantastic benefits including tuition reimbursement, complimentary on-site gym, 401k match and more!

Job Responsibilities of Accounting Manager

As an Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of 2-3 accounting team members to plan and manage overall accounting activities for client organizations.

Specific duties in this financial management role include:

Achieving accounting operational objectives preparing and completing action plans, resolving problems, completing audits, identifying trends, determining system improvements and implementing changes for all clients.
Perform staff reviews; train and develop; and mentor senior and staff accountants
Review daily accounting activity for each client account
Review and analyze monthly financial statements; provide recommendations on improving financial operations to key client personnel
Maintain client compliance with current tax and legal regulations
Manage client relationship with key vendors (e.g. tax providers, auditors, banks, investment advisors, etc.)
Aid in the development and periodic review of an investment policy; analyze performance in relation to investment benchmarks; and aid in the development of an operating reserve policy to provide for future client programs
Ensuring an accurate and timely monthly and year-end close along with the timely reporting of all monthly financial information for all clients.
consolidation, and evaluation of financial data as well as preparing special reports
Review AP, AR and general accounting functions for clients
Assist in the annual budget process; develop assumptions used as a basis for budget development; summarize the budget in relation to the client s Strategic Plan; and prepare periodic forecasts

Specific requirements for the Accounting Manager include:

Bachelor s degree of Accounting
CPA preferred, but not required
At least 4 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance; hands-on accounting managerial experience preferred
Solid understanding of accounting processes and procedures
Ability to lead, train and develop staff
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel
Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team
Public accounting experience, a plus

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  • Job Reference: 673974307-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Creative Financial Staffing
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent