Salary Mid-Point: $120,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Company Name: Financial Services (downtown Chicago)

Job Title: Senior Financial Reporting Manager


The Senior Financial Reporting Manager will be directly responsible for Company's internal and external financial reporting, development of company accounting policies & procedures, designing and documenting internal controls, and developing financial analysis including monthly and quarterly management's discussion and analysis.  Company utilizes Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) for Accounting, and the add-on FRx tool for reporting. Experience with these tools is highly preferred.


This position will align with our strategic priorities in the following ways:

-      People

o  Invest in our team members through certification and training.

-      Service and Support

o  Provide superior customer service to both internal and external customers.

-      Financial Performance

o  Deliver superior financial results by maximizing revenues, managing controllable expenses, protecting company assets, and making thoughtful decisions that minimize our risk.

-      Regulatory Compliance

o  Be a leader in contributing to the regulatory process


Job Responsibilities:

-      Prepare monthly financial statements for Senior Management team.

-      Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, provide US GAAP interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner

-      Manage communications with external auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with company decisions on accounting disclosures, and issues

-      Coordinate the annual audits, quarterly reviews and compilations of external auditors.

-      Communicate with internal management and external auditors regarding financial results and GAAP treatments.

-      Provide accurate and timely financial statements and other ad hoc reports.

-      Proactively communicate (both good and bad news). Communicate to help others be successful.


Job Qualifications:

-      Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

-      CPA preferred

-      MBA  a plus

-      5 - 8 years' minimum experience in financial reporting

-      An excellent knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, SOX

-      SEC reporting experience a plus

-      Microsoft Dynamics GP (aka Great Plains) and FRx or Management Reporter is highly preferred

-      Multi-location retail and/or financial services industry is a strong plus

-      Supervisory experience preferred

-      Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity

-      Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation of policies and procedures


For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format including compensation history and contact information to Cameron Wall at