Salary Mid-Point: $110,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Accounting Manager

IFG's real estate client, located in downtown Chicago, is looking to hire an Accounting Manager. If you are already in a Manager capacity, but looking for more, or are you Senior Accountant looking to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Coming with 2 direct reports, this role will manage approximately $45M a month of IT spend across the organization. 

The role reports to the Senior Accounting Manager. One day a week in the office downtown (there is a shuttle from all major train stations to their building). 

Real estate experience, CPA and/or advanced degree, and IT accounting experience not required, but a nice to have. What is required is a strong accountant with excellent personality, drive, determination, and leadership skills.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage the companies IT cost recognition processes
  • Serve as the main point-of-contact in these areas to identify pain points, increase controls, improve processes, and develop and maintain strong relationships with cross-functional teams including FP&A, Corporate Accounting, Finance Operations, etc.
  • Analyze actual results and investigate inconsistencies and errors
  • Ensure financial close and reporting deadlines are met
  • Identify and implement process improvements, we are a fast-growing company and consistently reinventing our processes to keep pace with our growth to ensure scalability
  • Provide accounting guidance and support to business leaders on various topics including software capitalization, and other ad-hoc requests
  • Serve as a liaison between controllership and other Finance and business groups from across various regions to establish accounting processes
  • Lead and coach a team of high-performing accounting professionals

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • CPA preferred