Salary Mid-Point: $115,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
Are you looking to be apart of a stable company that has had year over year growth? Then please check out the position below!! My client is looking for a Associate Controller/Accounting Manager to join their team.  Great company, great culture, great team.
 
Job Description:
The manager is part of the Accounting team that manages the financial operations of the company. This position reports to the Controller, and has both supervisory as well as functional responsibilities. The ideal candidate will be a highly trained accountant who enjoys delving into the details of financial data, systems, and processes, who demonstrates the ability to lead projects and people, and who communicates well both orally and in writing with staff throughout the organization.

Supervisory Responsibilities Include
  • Direct supervision of the Accounts Payable team
  • Partner with Controller, Unit Managers, and project managers to identify and implement value-added financial services
  • Act as the company liaison with key external partners (Department of Transportation, audit firms, banks, moving companies, etc.)
  • Drive process improvement and automation across the accounting function
  • Participate in the 401(k) Investment Review Committee

Functional Responsibilities Include
  • Financial Reporting;
  • Perform month-end close, reporting, consolidation and analysis
  • Maintain analyses of general ledger accounts and activities
  • Coordinate financial audits with outside accountants
  • Accounts Payable and Bank Management;
  • Ensure that all account payables are appropriately processed
  • Review monthly expenses and take action on variances
  • Perform cash management and bank relationship duties
  • Tax, Analysis, and Compliance
  • Calculate current and deferred tax liabilities for financial reporting purposes
  • Coordinate annual 1099 reporting
  • Prepare special reports and financial analyses by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Maintain financial and tax depreciation records
  • Maintain fixed asset inventory records
  • Assure compliance with federal, state, and local financial requirements by keeping current on existing and upcoming legislation; enforcing adherence, filing financial reports, and advising management on needed actions
  • Database Management and Development;
  • Act as database functional analyst for company's project management and accounting database (Deltek Vision); serve as system liaison with internal functions as well as external vendors
  • Serve as project manager for system upgrades
  • Develop, implement, document and maintain system controls to ensure data integrity
  • Partner with IT resources to lead report writing efforts in an effort to increasingly improve the value of financial data to the Operating Units
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • CPA and/or MBA desired
  • Five years' experience with a public accounting or professional services firm
  • Expertise in accounting standards and policies
  • Experience with global financial consolidation desired
  • Demonstrated ability to critically evaluate and implement process improvements
  • Demonstrated success as an effective supervisor
  • Experience with Deltek Vision software desired
  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) reporting desired
  • Experience in the Architecture and Engineering industry a plus
For immediate and serious consideration please send your most up to date resume to markswiderski@ifgpr.com