Pay Rate: $80
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Contract
The Manager, Accounting is an integral part of the corporate accounting team . The Manager, Accounting serves as a key leader on the team and is responsible for performing and reviewing month-end close activities, general ledger management, and other special projects. The person in this role must possess strong leadership skills and be able to excel in a fast-paced environment.   This role has no direct reports but will interact with domestic, international and leadership teams.   Reports to VP Corporate Controller.  Hybrid role in the office 3 days a week.  Tues/Weds/Thurs

Responsibilities Manage accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end close activities
Prepare and review journal entries, account reconciliations and other analytics
Maintain monthly journal entry and account reconciliation logs ensuring completion and review
Oversee preparation of business activity reports, financial forecasts, and annual budgets
Research and documents accounting issues when required Support the financial reporting process and communication of results to inform business decisions Assist with external and internal audits ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations Establish and maintain internal controls and guidelines for accounting transactions       Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    MBA and CPA or CPA eligibility preferred.
    7-10 years of experience in consumer goods preferred.
    7-10 years of experience at controller level using SAP