Senior Accounting Manager

Location: Northbrook, Illinois
Sector: Accounting & Finance
Employment Type: Permanent
Job ID: 38076
Date Added: 09/27/2023

Senior Accounting Manager (38076) 

 

Our client is a reputable organization in the greater Chicago area that is looking for a Senior Accounting Manager to join their team! This position will be responsible for all internal and external financial accounting and reporting for the organization.  The organization boasts a team-oriented culture, great work/life balance and competitive benefits. This position is currently working a hybrid schedule of days in the office and remote. 

 

The Senior Accounting Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following: 

 

Responsibilities: 

 

  • The Senior Accounting Manager will ensures that the organization’s accounting processes are well documented, and that internal controls over financial accounting and reporting are in place and effective.?  

  • Responsible for reviewing and approving certain journal entries, monitoring the balance sheet accounts and ensuring all associated reconciliations are completed timely and accurately. 

  • Ensure the timely preparation and distribution of various monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for internal management review. 

  • Coordinate the preparation of the annual audited financial statements and ensuring information for the external audit is well documented and available timely. 

  • Perform accounting research, propose and develop accounting policies and procedures, and prepare notes and other disclosures for the annual financial statements. 

  • Recommend and develop enhancements to accounting methods and procedures including leveraging the capabilities of financial systems and technology applications to increase efficiency. 

  • Manage a team of accounting professionals including mentoring, motivating and developing the team for optimal performance and engagement. 

  • Other duties as requested. 

 

 

The Senior Accounting Manager will possess the following: 

 

Requirements 

 

  • The Senior Accounting Manager will have 7+ years’ in GL accounting. 

  • 2+ years of experience working in a manager role within the field of accounting/finance. 

  • Strong working knowledge of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles. 

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products and financial systems and applications.   

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. 

  • CPA strongly preferred. 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

 

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