Accounting Manager

  • Location
    Deerfield, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Fortune rated Manufacturing company seeks an Accounting Manager looking for  a fast growth opportunity.

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Controller, this position will manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department, which includes the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. Must adhere to local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings as well as company policies and procedures. 
1. Manage staff and all functions of the accounting department, which includes month and year end processes, cash receipts, accounts payable/receivable, payroll and utilities, forecasting, capital assets reconciliations, fixed asset activity, and trust account statement reconciliations.
2. Oversee a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and support of budget activities.
3. Monitor and analyze accounting data, including revenue and expenditure variance analysis, and produce financial reports or statements.
4. Assist Controller in the development and management of accounting principles, policies and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
5. Coordinate and complete annual audits.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and at least 5 years accounting experience. Proven working experience as Accounting Manager or Finance Manager.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSE: Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.