Senior Accounting Manager - (Pushing for Controllership)

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

Parker and Lynch is looking for an experienced senior accounting manager with high ambitions. This position will be working in close proximity to the Controller and will assist in all accounting and projects. A strong candidate would have 5+ years of accounting experience.

This position will offer:

  • Work / life balance
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Great perks
  • Succession planning to Controller


  • Oversee daily accounting operations - AP, AR, Month/Year-end, banking, cash management, journal entries, accruals
  • Financial reporting
  • Supervise and train accounting team
  • Supervise payroll
  • Assist in employee benefits administration
  • Research and apply technical accounting
  • Assist in evaluating new systems for implementation
  • Maintain policies and procedures
  • Internal controls
  • Assist in monthly accounting close and prepare financial statements
  • Assist in annual financial audit utilizing external auditors
  • Assist in all tax-related filings using external tax consultants
  • Create and run reports to identify discrepancies and correct them


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 5 years of accounting experience
  • CPA a plus
  • Advanced Excel required with Vlookup and pivot table
  • Quickbooks or Sage Intacct experience a plus

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