Salary Mid-Point: $115,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's real estate client in downtown Chicago is seeking an Accounting Manager for their growing team. This role will report to the Director of Accounting and will manage 2 Accountants. The role will oversee all corporate accounting, consolidations of their 15 entities, and support the accounting for the entities on an individual level. The role will also assist with the Vena ERP system implementation.

  • Responsible for the oversight & preparation of journal entries and related supporting documentation for various transactions including expense/revenue accruals, intercompany activity and equity accounting for assigned ledger
  • Responsible for fixed asset accounting, including addition/retirement of assets, monthly depreciation and related analysis
  • Timely preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations with proper supporting documentation consistent with Accounting Policies and US GAAP account principles
  • Review monthly financial statements and prepare flux analysis on actual results
  • Work with senior management in accounting and IT to modify, document and implement accounting controls for various processes, procedures and systems
  • Provide recommendations regarding in the accounting for reserves, assets and expenditures for assigned areas of scope
  • Work with external auditors to provide requested information and explain key controls and substantiative transactions for assigned areas of scope
  • Own and drive continuous control and process improvement in assigned areas, develop balanced workplan to address high risk material areas while shepherding medium to low-risk areas as time allows
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 7+ years of related work experience in Accounting
  • CPA and/or Public accounting experience is a plus
  • Computer skills - Excel (Advanced User), Word, and Outlook, Power Point
  • Experience using ERP systems
  • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP
  • Staff Management