Salary Mid-Point: $120,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Job Title: Reporting and Compliance Manager

Job Location: North Chicago suburbs (hybrid currently 3 days in office per month)

Industry: Chemicals / Health Sciences
Supervisor: Corporate Controller

Job Summary

The Reporting and Compliance Manager is responsible for quarterly and annual financial reports, including preparation of Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") and related disclosures. This role will provide technical accounting analysis and support related to accounting guidance and transactions. The position is also responsible for reviewing internal controls and providing guidance related to areas of improvement. This position reports to the Corporate Controller.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare quarterly and annual consolidated financial reporting documents, including MD&A and related disclosures
  • Review and provide commentary on quarterly earnings script
  • Review external department deliverables to ensure accuracy and consistency
  • Review, and where necessary, prepare other financial reports including subsidiary and statutory financial statements
  • Complete all relevant disclosure checklists and reporting questionnaires
  • Implement and manage quarterly and annual financial reporting packages
  • Maintain global financial reporting time-table
  • Review and document internal controls, and provide guidance on areas of improvement
  • Assist with establishment, documentation and maintenance of accounting policies
  • Review, assess and document ¬†adoption of newly issued accounting guidance
  • Provide technical accounting guidance related to certain transactions
  • Assist in mergers & acquisition activity including due diligence, purchase accounting, pro forma financial information, and subsidiary accounting policy alignment
  • Manage accounting, tracking and reporting of equity-based compensation awards
  • Provide support for the interim and annual financial statement reviews and audit
  • Assist with month-end close and financial statement review
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required

Job Requirements

  • At least 6-8 years in public accounting, preferably big 4
  • Must have SEC reporting (Regulations S-X and S-K) experience
    • Prior experience designing, implementing, and documenting policies and procedures--in a SOX environment
  • Manufacturing and distribution industry experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting - including CPA (required)
  • Advanced Excel skills - ability to create and update pivot tables, filters and macros
  • Must have advanced communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of proxy rules preferred
  • Knowledge of XBLR tagging preferred
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, SAP preferred

For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format including email contact information to Cameron at