Salary Mid-Point: $170,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

IFG technology client is hiring an Accounting Director over their consolidations, reporting, and technical accounting.  The role is expected to lead the consolidation and financial reporting processes, research US GAAP and IFRS accounting and reporting requirements, and understand underlying transactions. Project and process management necessitates active partnership with multiple functions, such as Treasury, Financial Planning & Analysis, Accounting, Tax. The role currently has one direct report and is supported by a team overseas.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Drives the financial reporting
  • Has a strong understanding of relevant US GAAP and IFRS requirements
  • Oversees the monthly consolidation process
  • Prepares technical accounting and reporting memos as needed and works closely with relevant finance teams to develop an efficient and compliant process for implementing new accounting or compiling with new reporting requirements
  • Coordinates closely with onshore and offshore accounting teams
  • Provides training and mentoring to staff
  • Coordinates closely with the external auditors
  • Ensures accuracy and compliance with internal controls

 

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
  • Public accounting and/or large publicly traded industry experience
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills both verbal and written
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects with competing priorities Must have strong technical accounting skills and up-to-date knowledge of the latest accounting and reporting standards
  • Large ERP experience required; Oracle preferred

 

For immediate consideration, please email your resume directly to ericmaleski@ifgpr.com