Accounting and Finance Manager

Chicago Permanent USD100,000 - USD145,000
  • Highly visible role with great mentorship and development from the Controller
  • Opportunity for quick career progression at multi-million dollar company

About Our Client

Our client is subsidiary of a global, multi-billion dollar manufacturing company located in Chicago. They are a leading provider to the transportation and logistics industry and are in full growth mode right now. With $10 billion in annual revenue, this global industrial organization with more than 100 autonomous manufacturing and service businesses allows for flexibility and career growth. If you're looking for a highly visible role as a Finance and Accounting Manager that gives you room for quick career progression, this could be the position for you!

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Manages various accounting functions including monthly accounting close, ledger maintenance, accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue, and fixed asset accounting, as well as associated analysis and reporting
  • Manages the daily financial activities and functions for an organization including accounting, budget, credit, insurance, tax, and treasury
  • Leads and develops professional accounting and support staff
  • Ensures all financial operations are in compliant with governmental rules and regulations and internal procedures
  • Provides guidance to internal stakeholders regarding financial reporting standards to ensure accurate, compliant, and useful reporting is produced
  • Oversees the budget/forecast process and works with operations to produce and manage effective budgets
  • Evaluates and makes improvements to accounting/finance processes while ensuring that practices comply with organization accounting policies and applicable laws and regulations
  • Provides financial analysis and modeling for company ventures, capital projects, and other ad-hoc requests
  • Works with internal and external auditors to have satisfactory audits of our financials, policies, and procedures
  • Engage and leverage other departments in the company to accomplish joint projects or goals

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting
  • Manufacturing background preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Cost Accounting
  • Ability to work both independently as an individual and in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced excel and overall computer skills
  • Experience with Sage Intacct and Oracle Hyperion a plus

What's on Offer

Things To Get Excited About:

  • Above market base compensation + lucrative bonus
  • Top tier benefits that start Day 1
  • Health Savings Account option
  • Highly visible role with the opportunity to put your stamp on the role
  • TONS of room for career progression internally or within another BU (over 100 operating companies within the parent company with varying revenue sizes ranging from 100 million to one billion)
  • Great mentorship and development from the Controller
  • 401k with generous company match
  • Fully remote opportunity with option to go in downtown office
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