Salary Mid-Point: $130,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

IFG's client, a manufacturing company near O'Hare A/P, is seeking an Accounting Manager to join the U.S. Accounting Shared Services team. You will report to the Controller-U.S. Shared Services and be a key member of the Shared Services organization overseeing and executing monthly financial reporting and compliance requirements. You will also manage a group of senior-level and junior-level accountants and build strong working relationships and collaborate with all levels of finance staff, including the Director, Global Accounting Shared Services and the Chief Accounting Officer.


  • Oversees the monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing of accounting records and financial statements to meet required deadlines and ensure accuracy of financial statements

  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 (SOX) as well as Corporate accounting policies and procedures

  • Supervise, train, and mentor staff and senior accountants

  • Works closely with business unit finance directors to analyze financial statements and explain accounting treatments and unusual variances

  • Review key balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Resolve challenging issues appropriately and communicate in a timely, clear and concise manner

  • Identify, implement and monitor scalable process improvements

  • Prepare year-end and quarter-end audit schedules; liaise with external and internal auditors

  • Participates in special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor 's degree in Accounting with a minimum of seven years of relevant and progressive accounting experience

  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP. SOX and internal controls experience

  • CPA and public accounting experience highly desirable

  • Supervisory experience managing a team, including remote workers

  • Must be detail-oriented, analytical, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to operate in various software systems with advanced Microsoft Office skills

  • Experience with publicly-held companies preferred; experience in a manufacturing company a plus

  • Ability to travel up to 10% within North America

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