26813 | Financial Analyst OR Senior Financial Analyst

ChicagoIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

A dynamic global organization that is an industry leader in its field is seeking a strong Senior Financial Analyst to join its corporate finance team.  The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis and will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis for a specified region/business unit of the organization. Responsibilities: Support the preparation of the annual budget, long term operating plan, and monthly/quarterly forecasts for an assigned region/business unit Analyze financial variances against budget, forecast, and prior actual performance Prepare financial reporting package for senior management encompassing financial statements, analysis reports, and KPI dashboards Assist in monthly, yearly, and quarterly close activities, including the preparation of financial statements Identify and implement process improvements within the responsibilities and functionality of the group Ad hoc analysis, projects, and other duties as assigned Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required 2+ years of related accounting and finance experience with demonstrated progression Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Large company experience preferred Strong knowledge of various ERP and reporting systems required Excellent communication skills

24746 | Accounting Manager

Downers GroveIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

Accounting Manager  A growing, dynamic organization is seeking a strong Accounting Manager to join its corporate accounting team.  The Accounting Manager will report to the Corporate Controller and will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas.  Responsibilities:  Overall leadership and direction of the accounting staff, consisting of a team of general ledger accountants and clerical professionals.  Lead month-end closing activities, including review of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules and distribution of cost center reports and financial statements.  Review balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis.  Reconcile complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve variances.  Review a variety of financial statements such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets, income statements and other related reports.  Prepare, review, and distribute customized financial reports by established monthly deadlines while ensuring for the quality, timeliness and integrity of data.  Provides guidance on accounting matters such as implications of new accounting pronouncements or classification of transactions.  Evaluate monthly financial results with CFO & Controller noting business results and trends.  Provide support for the monthly forecasts and annual budgets.  Assist with monthly board reports.  Lead the annual audit process and direct staff accordingly.  Participate in documentation and testing of key internal controls.  Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the Company in achieving its goals and objectives.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.  7+ years of related accounting experience with demonstrated progression and past supervisory experience.  CPA or CPA tracking preferred.  Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.  Experience with ERP and reporting systems required.  Excellent communication skills. 

26708 | Chief Financial Officer

LincolnwoodIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

A privately held, owner operated services company is seeking a CFO to lead its accounting and finance function. The CFO will lead and manage the Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, and Procurement functions. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES •    All accounting functions including billing, accounts receivable, collections, accounts payable, and payroll. •    All procurement, information technology, and facilities management functions. •    Managing the monthly accounting close process. •    Managing the preparation of monthly financial statements for management including all management reporting and analysis. •    Leading the annual budgeting and planning process including all reporting and analysis. •    Reviewing the accrual calculation for related insurance liabilities. •    Leading the accrual to cash tax management process at year-end with the assistance of outside accounting firm. •    Monitoring cash position and managing banking relationship on a transactional level. •    Developing cash management/funding strategies related to acquisitions as needed. •    Managing, training and developing all accounting and related administrative staff. •    Reviewing processes for and implementing improvements to internal controls for key areas of accounting, finance, procurement, and facilities management. •    Establishing and maintaining internal controls. •    Managing and reducing expenses. •    Establishing, monitoring and ensuring compliance for financial and administrative reporting policies and procedures. •    Managing vendor relations – IT, Accounting, and Payroll. •    Participating in Strategic Planning sessions with executive leadership team and driving business process initiatives for current and future years. •    Developing strategy for IT, including oversight/direction of external IT relationships and projects including PC/phone support and CRM database support. •    Special Projects as needed, specifically assisting with all phases of acquisitions by the company. BASIC EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS •    Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or Finance required. •    More than 5 years' experience in managing an Accounting/Finance Team. 10+ total years of experience. •    Prior experience as the #1 Accounting/Finance professional (CFO role) required. •    Prior experience working for a privately held owner-operator company (not a business unit) required. •    Strong leadership experience (10+ FTE’s) with demonstrated examples of improving processes and driving change within an organization required. •    Strong Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and financial reporting skills required. •    Detail oriented and analytical – must be able to present accurate and timely financial information and analysis to the CEO for decision making. •    Prior experience working for a services industry with multiple locations/entities preferred. •    Prior experience working in a low margin operating model (less than 20% gross margin) environment preferred. •    General understanding of job costing principles preferred. •    General understanding of cash basis tax principles. •    General understanding of pass through tax entities (LLC or Sub Chapter S) preferred. •    Prior public accounting experience with a strong preference of Big 4 public accounting preferred. •    CPA preferred. •    MPB preferred. INDIVIDUAL CHARACTER •    Judgment:  Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.  •    Dependability:  Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. •    Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. •    Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention. •    Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; Inspires respect and trust; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.  •    Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. ESSENTIAL SKILLS •    Interpersonal Skills:  Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. •    Oral Communication:  Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings. •    Written Communication:  Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information. •    Teamwork:  Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. •    Problem Solving:  Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. •    Project Management:  Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities. •    Adaptability:  Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. BASIC SUBJECT KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS •    Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity. •    Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others. •    Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes one’s self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve supervisory skills. •    Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans. •    Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results. •    Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions. •    Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. •    Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.  •    Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources. BASIC TASK KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS •    Reasoning and analytical skills related to the ability to solve practical problems via a logical, analytic approach, the ability to simplify complicated problems using assumptions and the ability to validate work using verification techniques. •    Strong time management and organizational skills. Ability to work under dynamic schedule constraints and consistently meet deliverable timelines. •    Strong systems acumen, including advanced experience with ERP systems, financial reporting software, and Microsoft Office applications.

26771 | Finance Officer

Chicago Illinois
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Accounting/Finance

Finance Officer A growing, dynamic organization is seeking a strong Finance Officer to join its corporate accounting team.  The Finance Officer will report to the Finance Officer and will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas. Responsibilities: Overall leadership and direction of the accounting staff, consisting of a team of general ledger accountants and clerical professionals. Lead month-end closing activities, including review of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules and distribution of cost center reports and financial statements. Evaluate monthly financial results with CFO noting business results and trends. Provide support for the monthly forecasts and annual budgets. Assist with monthly board reports. Review balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis.  Reconcile complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve variances. Review a variety of financial statements such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets, income statements and other related reports. Prepare, review, and distribute customized financial reports by established monthly deadlines while ensuring for the quality, timeliness and integrity of data. Provides guidance on accounting matters such as implications of new accounting pronouncements or classification of transactions. Evaluate monthly financial results with CFO & Controller noting business results and trends. Provide support for the monthly forecasts and annual budgets. Assist with monthly board reports. Lead the annual audit process and direct staff accordingly. Participate in documentation and testing of key internal controls. Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the Company in achieving its goals and objectives. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required. 7+ years of related accounting experience with demonstrated progression and past supervisory experience. CPA or CPA tracking preferred. Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Experience with ERP and reporting systems required. Excellent communication skills.

24739 | Accounting Manager

Wheeling
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Accounting/Finance

Accounting Manager A growing, dynamic organization is seeking a strong Accounting Manager to join its corporate accounting team.  The Accounting Manager will report to the Corporate Controller and will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas. Responsibilities: Overall leadership and direction of the accounting staff, consisting of a team of general ledger accountants and clerical professionals. Lead month-end closing activities, including review of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules and distribution of cost center reports and financial statements. Review balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis.  Reconcile complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve variances. Review a variety of financial statements such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets, income statements and other related reports. Prepare, review, and distribute customized financial reports by established monthly deadlines while ensuring for the quality, timeliness and integrity of data. Provides guidance on accounting matters such as implications of new accounting pronouncements or classification of transactions. Evaluate monthly financial results with CFO & Controller noting business results and trends. Provide support for the monthly forecasts and annual budgets. Assist with monthly board reports. Lead the annual audit process and direct staff accordingly. Participate in documentation and testing of key internal controls. Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the Company in achieving its goals and objectives. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required. 7+ years of related accounting experience with demonstrated progression and past supervisory experience. CPA or CPA tracking preferred. Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Experience with ERP and reporting systems required. Excellent communication skills.

26524 | Controller

Vernon HillsIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

Controller  A growing, dynamic organization is seeking a strong Controller to join its corporate accounting team.  The Controller will report to the Chief Financial Officer and will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas.  Responsibilities:  Overall leadership and direction of the accounting staff, consisting of a team of general ledger accountants and clerical professionals.  Lead month-end closing activities, including review of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules and distribution of cost center reports and financial statements.  Review balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis.  Reconcile complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve variances.  Review a variety of financial statements such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets, income statements and other related reports.  Review and distribute customized financial reports by established monthly deadlines while ensuring for the quality, timeliness and integrity of data.  Provides guidance on accounting matters such as implications of new accounting pronouncements or classification of transactions.  Evaluate monthly financial results with CFO noting business results and trends.  Provide support for the monthly forecasts and annual budgets.  Assist with monthly board reports.  Lead the annual audit process and direct staff accordingly.  Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the Company in achieving its goals and objectives.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.  10+ years of related accounting experience with demonstrated progression and past supervisory experience.  CPA or CPA tracking preferred.  Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.  Experience with ERP and reporting systems required.  Excellent communication skills. 

26768 | Commission Team Lead

ChicagoIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

Commission Team Lead An industry leading organization is looking for a Commission Team Lead to join its Accounting team. The Commission Team Lead will be responsible for commission statement review, SKU management, and providing monthly, quarterly, and annual assurance. Responsibilities: Manage monthly commission and billing process. Supervise 2 analysts in their execution of commissions statement processing and dispute resolution. Support month-end close process. Support vendor and partner reconciliations. Author and deliver monthly and quarterly revenue assurance audits. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting and/or Finance. 5+ years of relevant work-based experience. Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Experience with ERP and CRM reporting systems preferred. Excellent communication skills.  

26783 | Senior Staff Accountant

BataviaIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

Senior Staff Accountant A growing, dynamic organization is seeking a strong Senior Staff Accountant to join its corporate accounting team.  The Senior Staff Accountant will report to the Corporate Controller and will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas. Responsibilities: Perform month-end closing activities, including preparation of various journal entries. Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis. Prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis. Support operational accounting personnel in the areas of A/P, A/R, or Payroll as needed. Assist with monthly preparation of financial reports and financial statements under the guidance of senior level accounting personnel. Act as a resource during the annual audit by providing supporting documentation as requested. Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the Company in achieving its goals and objectives. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required. 1+ years of related accounting experience with demonstrated stability. CPA or CPA tracking preferred. Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Experience with ERP and reporting systems preferred. Excellent communication skills.

26745 | Sales & Use Tax Analyst II

NapervilleIllinois
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Tax

Sales & Use Tax Analyst A growing, dynamic organization is seeking a strong Sales and Use Tax Analyst to join its progressive corporate tax team.  The Sales and Use Tax Analyst will report to the VP Tax and will be responsible for tax compliance in non-income tax areas. Responsibilities: Preparation of sales/use and property tax returns and realize full discounts when available. Prepare monthly account reconciliations for sales/use and property tax. Manage payment of property tax for the consolidated group. Assist with tax audits, preparation of responses to notices, and other tax-related inquiries. Assist in maintaining the tax compliance calendar. Assist tax management by performing research to build tax matrices for this functional area for distribution to Corporate and Operating Company staff. Perform tax research in support of indirect tax planning and compliance. Draft technical memos in support of conclusions and provide recommendations to tax management. Identify and implement opportunities for process improvement within the compliance and provision process, especially with respect to utilization of technology. Support SOX compliance for the Tax area. Assist tax management in maintaining current relationships with other finance team members with whom we collaborate. Cross-training on select income tax matters as schedule permits. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance Master's Degree in Accounting or Tax a plus Minimum 2+ years' tax experience required Experience in both public accounting and industry experience are preferred C.P.A. preferred Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines. Detail oriented; strong research and analytical skills. Excellent writing and communication skills and interpersonal skills; solid team player

26716 | Senior Accountant

ChicagoIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

Senior Accountant – Inventory A large retail organization is seeking a qualified Senior Accountant - Inventory to join its accounting team.  The Senior Accountant – Inventory monitors and controls inventory, creates regional distribution center and transportation journal entries and account analysis, and creates complex financial reports and analyses. Responsibilities: Prepares journal entries that impact inventory accounts as well as the Regional Distribution Centers and Transportation activities Analyzes stock inventory adjustments on a regular basis for significant variances Prepares account analysis for balance sheet accounts relating to Inventory, Cash, Prepaids, Accounts Receivable, and Accrued Liabilities Analyzes and reconciles vendor returns for regional distribution centers Creates analytical schedules supporting various balance sheet and income statement accounts Is a resource for field personnel on the accounting impact of inventory adjustments and accounting transactions Works with other departments to reconcile accounts Prepares specialty business and benefits financial statements Prepares inventory reports for management Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required 3+ years accounting experience in manufacturing, retail, or distribution with exposure to inventory. Skill in multi-tasking, time management, and prioritizing responsibilities. Ability to follow specific procedures and guidelines. Knowledge of a large ERP experience and strong Excel skills required. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Collaboration, problem solving, results oriented, strategic thinker, ability to establish clear objective. Strong organizational skills. Must work with a sense of urgency and produce high volume of work with accuracy. Strong problem solving skills.

26707 | Audit Partner

ChicagoIllinois
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Audit

Audit Partner Position Summary The Audit Partner has responsibility for the overall operation of the Firm’s Audit department from an employee management, project service and delivery perspective.   Professional Responsibilities The Partner will: Accept the challenges and responsibilities of top-level leadership Completely buy-into and support the firm’s vision, mission, purpose and strategy Ability to generate new business and develop and retain high quality clients Maintain high ethical standards and embody the firm’s core values, along with having full commitment to the One Firm concept Promote and maintain full commitment to the development of future The Partner must be a leader in every sense of the word and possess the following essential leadership behaviors: Know your people and business – Leaders need to live their business Set clear goals and priorities Follow through – take action Reward the doers – make it clear that rewards and respect are based on performance Expand people’s capabilities through coaching – one of the leaders most important jobs is to pass knowledge and experience to the next generation of leaders Know yourself – leading requires strength of character Hires, supervises, trains, coaches and develops all levels of department staff from interns through senior managers Participates in firm-wide leadership activities including monthly and annual staff meetings, performance meetings, recruitment activities and other duties necessary to advance departmental and firm initiatives Reports to clients’ management about audit results, including business strategies, practices and policies, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities   Personal Responsibilities Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis, along with directly educating the department or coaching others on how to train the department Follow and promote Core Values, including excellent client service, communication and interpersonal skills Maintain and expand knowledge base in area of expertise Participate in recruiting efforts as needed Qualifications Master’s Degree in accounting or related field Current CPA license Minimum 10 years of related experience in public accounting with specialization in privately-held manufacturing and distribution clients Experience with U.S. GAAP, GAAS and SOX, along with project and client management Ability and willingness to travel to clients within the Firm’s market area

26718 | Senior Property Accountant

ChicagoIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

Senior Property Accountant A growing private equity based Real Estate organization with accomplished leadership is seeking a strong Senior Property Accountant to join its progressive firm. The Senior Property Accountant will report to the Controller and will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data for multiple commercial properties. Responsibilities: Perform month-end closing activities, including preparation of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules and distribution of cost center reports and financial statements for multiple assigned properties. Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis. Reconcile complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve variances. Prepare and review a variety of financial statements such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets, income statements and other related reports. Prepare and distribute customized financial reports by established monthly deadlines while ensuring for the quality, timeliness and integrity of data. Provides guidance on accounting matters such as implications of new accounting pronouncements or classification of transactions. Evaluate monthly financial results noting business results and trends. Provide support for the monthly forecasts and annual budgets. Assist with monthly board reports. Act as a resource during the annual audit. Participate in documentation and testing of key internal controls. Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the Company in achieving its goals and objectives. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required. 3+ years of related accounting experience with demonstrated progression. CPA or CPA tracking preferred. Real Estate Industry experience required. Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Experience with Yardi preferred. Excellent communication skills.

26689 | Senior Financial Analyst, Logistics

ChicagoIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

Senior Financial Analyst A dynamic global organization that is an industry leader in its field is seeking a strong Senior Financial Analyst to join its corporate finance team.  The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis and will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis for a specified region/business unit of the organization. Responsibilities: Support the preparation of the annual budget, long term operating plan, and monthly/quarterly forecasts for an assigned region/business unit Analyze financial variances against budget, forecast, and prior actual performance Prepare financial reporting package for senior management encompassing financial statements, analysis reports, and KPI dashboards Assist in monthly, yearly, and quarterly close activities, including the preparation of financial statements Identify and implement process improvements within the responsibilities and functionality of the group Ad hoc analysis, projects, and other duties as assigned Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required 2+ years of related accounting and finance experience with demonstrated progression Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Large company experience preferred Strong knowledge of various ERP and reporting systems required Excellent communication skills

26527 | Tax Manager

Lake ForestIllinois
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Tax

Tax Manager    A growing, dynamic organization is seeking a strong Tax Manager to join its progressive corporate tax team.  The Tax Manager will report to the VP Tax and will be responsible for tax compliance, accounting, and research/planning in various federal, state, and international areas.  Responsibilities:  Oversee and approve the preparation of federal and multi-state income tax returns.  Approve estimated federal and state tax payment calculations and the related submissions of payments.    Responsible for determination of tax compliance requirements and formulation of policies and procedures to meet those requirements in the most efficient manner.   Manage all federal and state tax audits and notices.  Manage Income Tax Provision processes under ASC 740 including calculation of effective tax rates, deferred tax items, related journal entries and review of tax account reconciliations.  Review and manage international aspects of income & non income tax returns, along with Forms 1118 and 5471 (and 861 apportionments) for all non-US entities.   Assist with international tax planning opportunities and other structuring, along with providing guidance on foreign tax credit calculations.   Research complicated tax issues, analyze applicable laws, suggest alternatives or new practices, and document conclusions.  Advise management regarding effects of business activities on taxes, and on strategies for minimizing tax liability.  Perform research and prepare/review technical tax memorandum.   Oversee complex tax research projects.   Maintain tax oriented internal controls for Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.   Document transfer pricing of intercompany sales & purchases, interest and royalties   Participate in the strategic planning process by preparing forecasts and plans for minimizing taxes and tax compliance costs consistent with overall corporate objectives.   Qualifications:  Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance  Master's Degree in Accounting or Tax a plus  Minimum 5+ years' tax experience required  Experience in both public accounting and industry experience are preferred   C.P.A. preferred  Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines.   Detail oriented; strong research and analytical skills.   Excellent writing and communication skills and interpersonal skills; solid team player

26363 | Senior Accountant

ChicagoIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

Senior Accountant  A growing, dynamic organization is seeking a strong Senior Accountant to join its progressive corporate accounting team.  The Senior Accountant will report to the Corporate Controller and will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas.  Responsibilities:  Perform month-end closing activities, including preparation of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules and distribution of cost center reports and financial statements.  Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis.  Reconcile complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve variances.  Prepare and review a variety of financial statements such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets, income statements and other related reports.  Prepare and distribute customized financial reports by established monthly deadlines while ensuring for the quality, timeliness and integrity of data.  Provides guidance on accounting matters such as implications of new accounting pronouncements or classification of transactions.  Evaluate monthly financial results with Accounting Manager noting business results and trends.  Provide support for the monthly forecasts and annual budgets.  Assist with monthly board reports.  Act as a resource during the annual audit.  Participate in documentation and testi ng of key internal controls.  Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the Company in achieving its goals and objectives.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.  3+ years of related accounting experience with demonstrated progression.  CPA or CPA tracking preferred.  Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.  Experience with ERP and reporting systems preferred.  Excellent communication skills. 

26370 | Senior Financial Systems Analyst

SkokieIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

Senior Financial Systems Analyst    A dynamic global organization that is an industry leader in its field is seeking a strong SeniorFinancial Systems Analyst to join its progressive corporate finance team.  The Senior Financial Systems Analyst will report functionally to the finance organization and be a liaison between IT and Accounting/Finance in the improvement, enhancement, and implementation in financial systems.    Responsibilities:  Support the Financial Reporting and FP&A groups in resolving problems to systems and/or reconciliations. This includes primary analysis and initial interface with the business to diagnose problems and identify potential system or business process solutions.  Successfully interact with the software development team on all issues related to the on-going management of the Financial System applications and mid-office systems  Create Ad-hoc reports to assist the month end close process  Interact with technical development and data warehousing teams when required to develop custom reporting, ensure data integrity in the warehouse, or streamlining existing processes  Perform detailed data analysis and present findings in a cohesive, high impact format to drive and inform business and technical decisions, and to estimate the impact of upstream data changes or user-requested enhancements  Assist in establishing prioritization and scope of multiple tasks and projects impacting the accounting and finance teams  Work with accounting, development and operations to identify opportunities and develop strategies to streamline operations of the business, reduce cost of processing transactions as well as deliver reporting needed to account for the transactions.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Accounting and Finance  3+ years of experience possessing a mix of accounting as well as Business Systems Analysis experience supporting financial environments  Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are a must  Experience in design and implementation of financial/accounting mid office systems between the production application and the ERP system.  Ability to effectively translate technical information to non-technical individuals a must  Prior experience with systems supporting high volume supplier payments a plus  Strong analytical skills  Strong presentation skills to accounting team as well as senior management 

26497 | Billing Manager

ChicagoIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

Billing Manager  A well-established law firm headquartered in Downtown Chicago with multiple offices throughout the country is seeking a qualified Billing Manager.  The Billing Manager compiles, manages, and executes attorney billing. May also perform a variety of other accounting and bookkeeping duties according to established policies and procedures. Maintains contact with attorneys, staff, vendors and clients and observes confidentiality of client and firm matters.  Responsibilities of the Billing Manager:  Compiles and bills attorney hours to clients every month.  Create new billing formats as needed.  Reviews and edits pre-bills in response to attorney and secretary requests.  Create billing schedules and various other billing analyses as required.  Creates and prints final client billing.  Creates and distributes monthly reports.  Apply retainer funds as directed by attorney.  Process write-offs following Firm policy.  Review and verify accuracy of billing and supporting documentation as required.  Research and respond to inquiries regarding billing issues and problems.  Utilizes computerized accounting and payables software programs (CMS, Excel, Word) to perform duties and responsibilities.  May assist in preparing documentation and responses for legal inquiries litigation and court appearances.  Assists with special projects as needed.  Requirements:  Qualifications of the Billing Manager:  Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred  5+ year hands-on billing experience in a law firm required  CMS, Elite, Javelan (or equivalent accounting software) experience  Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office  Ability to organize work flow and use time efficiently  Ability to show strong attention to detail  Ability to perform at high levels in a fast paced ever-changing work environment and successfully adapt to changing priorities and work demands  Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction, follow up on own initiative  Ability to execute complex bills in a timely manner (i.e., multiple discounts by matter, split-party billing, preparation of electronic bills).  Ability to handle a high volume of bills per month.  Ability to effectively interact and communicate with attorneys, secretaries, and clients.

20893 | Senior Staff Accountant - Assurance

Oakbrook TerraceIllinois
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Audit

A dynamic CPA firm is seeking a strong Senior Audit Associate to join its team.  The Senior Audit Associate will work closely with managers and partners on diverse client assignments and will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day efforts of the audit, including planning, fieldwork and wrap-up in accordance with professional guidelines. Responsibilities: Help prepare audit workpapers and trial balances for client audit engagements. Correctly perform most routine audit engagement procedures in a timely and professional manner Demonstrate ability to recognize problems and propose sensible solutions, with appropriate balance between clients’ needs and the firm’s risk Balance assigned workload between self and staff Meet assigned deadlines or budgets and provide advance warning of problems Show ability to supervise and train other professionals Be willing and available to travel to serve clients Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance Minimum 2+ years' audit experience required. Prior public accounting experience required. CPA preferred Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines. Detail oriented; strong research and analytical skills. Excellent writing and communication skills and interpersonal skills; solid team player

21133 | Senior Accountant (CPA Firm)

Park RidgeIllinois
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Accounting/Finance

A dynamic CPA firm is seeking a strong Senior Accountant to join its team.  The Senior Accountant will work closely with managers and partners on diverse assignments primarily focused on tax and accounting for small to middle market clients. Responsibilities: Effectively manage a portfolio of clients and engagements – both financial and tax Plan, organize and control multiple responsibilities and resources to achieve client and business objectives Prepare accurate financial statements and footnote disclosures for not for profit and for profit organizations Prepare accurate income tax returns for individuals, businesses, not for profit organizations and trusts Develop and strengthen long-term relationships with clients Help develop solutions for clients along with the Partner in charge Participate in professional, business and community organizations Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required. Minimum 2+ years' public accounting experience required. CPA required. Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines. Detail oriented; strong research and analytical skills. Excellent writing and communication skills and interpersonal skills; solid team player.

25823 | Cost Accountant

Pleasant PrairieWisconsin
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Accounting/Finance

Cost Accountant    An industry leading manufacturing organization is seeking a strong Cost Accountant to join its accounting team.  The Cost Accountant will report to the Plant Controller and will be responsible for standard costing, inventory and fixed asset accounting functions within the plant.    Responsibilities:  Monthly reconciliation of perpetual inventory to General and Sub-ledgers  Monthly analysis and reconciliation of cost of goods sold  Validate accuracy of weighted average item costing  Participate in and report on quarterly and annual physical inventories  Work closely with the manufacturing departments to ensure transactions are recorded properly  Assists with internal and external audit by pulling selected documentation and ensuring proper support is provided  Ensure standards (and thus margins) are accurate  Continuous Review of BOMs with Engineers  Calculate Quarterly Direct Costing – Direct Labor & Overhead to be capitalized into Inventory  Monthly & Periodic Freight Analysis, costs by product line; confirm rates we charge to customers recovers costs where appropriate  Additional duties as assigned    Qualifications:  BS degree in Accounting preferred.  2+ years of experience in accounting with a manufacturing organization.  Knowledge of and skill in cost accounting principles.  Ability to detect and document weaknesses in internal controls.  Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including advanced Excel functionality.  Strong analytical and accounting research skills  Ability to understand and develop alternative solutions for issues and concerns.  Strong attention to detail.  Able to work with detail information, while also being able to perceive and define the larger/underlying issues and drivers.  Ability to communicate effectively with a broad group of users with different backgrounds and languages.  Ability to coordinate resources required for completion of tasks/projects.