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Job Location: Chicago, IL
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 47192
Title: Accounting Manager
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois - United States
Remote Job: No
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: + 20% bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Newly created role to make a significant impact on the business. Strong accounting/finance team and positive, supportive culture.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Accounting Manager will be an integral role within the Accounting and Finance function. This role is responsible for running month-end and year-end close, variance analysis, oversight of our AP, PO, and T&E systems, assisting in our year-end audit, and improving our internal controls program. In addition, this role will work cross-functionally to identify and implement process improvements and efficiencies to support the needs of the growing business.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

Month-End Close

  • Facilitate month-end close accurately and with tight deadlines.
  • Prepare and post month-end journal entries.
  • Review and assess accuracy of accruals.
  • Prepare month-end balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Identify and resolve balance sheet and P&L variances and issues affecting the US Business unit.

Systems

  • Supervise the accounts payable system (LaserFische) and approve invoices as needed.
  • Oversight of our T&E system (Concur), including new hire training, and system enhancements.
  • Maintain PO system, including PO review & approvals, system upgrades, and updates to the approval hierarchy.

Audit, Controls, and Ad-Hoc

  • Oversight and enforcement of our T&E policy and address policy related questions with all employees.
  • Maintain existing internal controls and assist Director in rolling out a robust audit program across the business unit.
  • Provide support for year-end audit activities.
  • Calculate Sales & Use Tax as-needed.
  • Issue 1099-MISC forms.
  • Ad-hoc analysis and projects as needed.
  • Other related duties and tasks as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years of Accounting and Reporting experience in a fast pace corporate environment or similar relevant accounting experience.
  • CPA required, Bachelors degree required
  • 3+ years experience at a CPG, Food/Beverage or Fortune 500 company is preferred.
  • Audit experience from a professional audit firm is preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills; Advanced Excel knowledge
  • Experience with databases and ERP systems such as Cognos and QAD.
  • Experience with Sales & Use tax is beneficial.

Education:
University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree




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