Salary Mid-Point: $1
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

International Financial Group (IFG) is looking for a Shared Services Manager to own the back-office accounting and finance functions.

IFG is a Chicago-based firm specialized in contract resourcing, advisory services, and direct hire recruiting across all industries. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies to high-growth startups. IFG believes in solving challenges for our clients as a team.

The Shared Services Manager will manage the payroll, accounting operations, and reporting for the firm. This position reports to the Sr Managing Partner, and it can be hybrid or remote.

The role:

  • Prepare the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll
  • Document and maintain payroll procedures including updating for new hires, terminations, and changes to pay
  • Prepare bank account reconciliations and G/L analysis
  • Responsible for accounts payable and accounts receivable, including B2B collections
  • Review invoices and payments received; maintain accurate records and reports
  • Prepare monthly reporting for senior management including scorecards and commission reports
  • Maintain and update a well-organized system for accounting policies and procedures
  • Research any issues that arise and work to resolve them timely
  • Review and continually improve processes with the objective being to add efficiencies
  • Communicate effectively by responding in a timely and providing excellent client service
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as needed

What you bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in accounting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, and strong Excel skills
  • Prior experience with QuickBooks including setting up new clients
  • Prior payroll experience required

Who you are:

  • Motivated, collaborative and positive team player
  • Understand the sense of urgency when working in client service
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership over job responsibilities

We value our team like family, so we offer:

  • Competitive salary package
  • We foster an environment of flexibility and work-life balance!
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, PTO, onsite gym, and more!
  • Casual work environment – we trust you to know how to present yourself professionally
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth

We believe in building a diverse and inclusive team, if this sounds like an opportunity you’d like to explore, we look forward to connecting with you.

Please send your resume to for consideration