Director of Shared Services Accounting

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 165000 - $ 190000

Director of Shared Services Accounting

A mid-market public company is looking to hire their first Shared Services leader for the global organization headquartered in the Rosemont area.  As part of a finance transformation the company is looking to form a shared service function for their P2P, OTC and Record to Report areas on a global scale.  This person will lead the strategy, execution and implementation for the organization while building out a global team.  The right person for the role will bring extensive shared services leadership or formation experience and be very comfortable in a hands-on role in the build out process.


  • Further strategy and plan of action for Shared Services structure and formation
  • Create efficient and effective shared services area for P2P, OTC and Record to Report on a global scale
  • Ensure a leveraging of financial systems to create efficiencies and automation
  • Build out team and strategic global footprint
  • Partner with corporate accounting, finance, operations, HR and other internal departments on finance transformation efforts and performance metrics
  • Implementation of global accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversight of internal controls and financial reporting in compliance with GAAP
  • Ownership of shared service budgeting process



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance required
  • Extensive experience in a global accounting shared services leadership role required
  • Full ownership of P2P, OTC and R2R (AP, AR and GL) processes preferred, will consider pieces
  • People and departmental leadership experience required
  • Experience with a finance transformation preferred
  • Excellent project management and operational partnering skills required

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