Salary Mid-Point: $120,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's client, a Fortune 500 company located downtown Chicago, is looking for a Corporate Accounting Manager to join their impressive team! There are plenty of growth opportunities at this company with the ability to move into finance and other areas of the organization.

The company is working a hybrid model where the team goes in 2 days a week.

Job Description:

The Reporting Manager - Corporate Accounting will play a key role in coordinating and leading the statutory reporting process for all reporting to government agencies and standalone entity audits including identifying and implementing process improvements. This individual will lead the coordination between Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting teams, Tax and Regional Finance teams, and the Directors of Finance in order to complete the audited reports within designated timeframes and in accordance with the applicable standards.  The responsibilities will also include reviewing the financial statement workbooks prepared by senior accountants on Corporate Accounting as well as other finance teams and providing feedback on these reports.  This individual will be the main point of contact with our external auditors for these reports. A successful candidate for this role will be strong in both technical accounting as well as analytical skills.

Responsibilities:

oCoordinate, lead, and review standalone entity audited financial statements and footnotes in accordance with US GAAP or statutory reporting requirements

oAssist with the optimization of reporting procedures, particularly related to standalone entity financial statements

oCoordinate with Corporate Accounting, Financial Reporting, Tax, Regional Finance teams, and Directors of Finance and review topside adjustments outside of the general ledger made to standalone entity financial statements

oReview support to be provided to external auditors for the statutory audits

oEnsure that tight deadlines are met including management of senior resources

oParticipate in assigned special projects as needed.

oSupervise seniors on the team and provide direction and oversight.

oReview quarterly external reporting schedules and coordinate reporting deliverables to joint venture partners as needed.

oReview journal entries and account reconciliations

Requirements:
 

oBachelor degree in Accounting or Finance
o5+ years of experience in corporate accounting, public accounting, or equivalent business/financial role (ideally at least 2 years of public accounting experience).
oPrevious SEC and financial reporting experience a plus.
oSupervisory responsibilities or other experience that requires ensuring the quality of work delivered by other individuals.
oCertified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred

Please email your resume to stacy.seuam@ifgpr.com for immediate consideration.