Salary Mid-Point: $105,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Accounting Manager

Our is the industry leader who owns a huge percentage of the US market and is poised for continued international growth. As it stands, efforts have begun to centralize accounting and financial reporting from the UK and Germany to the Rosemont location, so they are adding an International Accounting Manager to their headcount.

Our client is looking for a candidate with board room presence. Due to international responsibilities, the right candidate will be very comfortable communicating via phone. The International Accounting Manager will have a high level of tact as they speak with Regional SVP's and the like who may not have extensive accounting backgrounds!

There is one direct report (Sr. Accountant).

To main categories of responsibilities:

1. International Accounting and Intregration

Reporting, SG&A, controls, intercompany transfers, currency translation, tax.  With one of their international locations they are actively integrating: fixed assets, AP, and billing.

2. FP&A

Analytics, reporting, and basic items (ex: deferred expense costs). 

Job Description

Position Overview

Manage various general accounting and reporting processes at the Company’s U.S. headquarters to ensure timely and accurate financial information in accordance with US GAAP.  Key duties include leading portions of the monthly and quarterly close processes, performing balance sheet account analyses, supporting annual consolidated financial statement audits, improving processes and data integrity for work flows impacting financial statement accuracy, maintaining accounting controls to support compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, developing staff, creating efficiencies in department functions, and handling management requests and special projects.

Required Experience

  • Bachelors and/or Masters in Accounting
  • CPA highly preferred
  • At least 7 – 10 years of accounting experience
  • Public and/or industry background working with Fortune 500 type companies
  • Hands on management experience preferred
  • Experience with Oracle and/or large ERP software required 
  • Strong management skills with the ability to handle multiple staff at different levels of knowledge and experience

For immediate consideration, please email your Word resume to: