Director of Accounting

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

A publicly traded technology company located in the Chicago Loop is searching for an experienced leader for their Director of Accounting opening. Listed as one of the most profitable companies in Chicago, the Director would lead corporate accounting, transactions, internal controls, and assist in the FP&A process. However the largest aspect of the role would be to serve as a strategic financial advisor to the senior leadership and guiding mentor for a young team of 15.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the monthly, quarterly, and yearly close
  • Oversight and maintainence¬†of SOX, internal controls, and processes
  • Financial reporting and analysis
  • Assisting with the FP&A process
  • Serve as an advisor to the executive team
  • Mentor and develop a team of 15


  • Bachelor‚Äôs degree
  • CPA or MBA highly preferred
  • Public company experience (SOX compliance)
  • Public accounting experience preferred

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