Accounting Manager - Food Manufacturer - Bedford Park

Bedford Park Permanent USD100,000 - USD115,000
  • Fast track to Controller while managing the accounting team
  • Multi-million dollar food manufacturer that has been around for almost 100 years

About Our Client

I'm exclusively partnered with the CEO at a multi-million dollar, well-known food manufacturer near Bridgeport, IL. Their products are sold in Costco, Target, Whole Foods, and more! This company is rapidly growing through key strategic business decisions, and due to this immense growth, they are now looking to bring on an Accounting Manager. This is a highly visible role where you will be partnering cross-functionally with different departments and with the senior leaders.

Job Description

  • Responsible for managing the activities of the overall general accounting function
  • Oversee, implement, and maintain accounting systems, policies, and procedures
  • Perform key accounting procedures including month-end closing, financial statement preparation, inventory, fixed assets, and more
  • Audit the work of the staff to develop and maintain a combination of generally accepted accounting systems
  • Oversee the basic accounting procedures such as AP, AR, payroll, general ledger, and inventory control
  • Assist in the management of financial statement preparation and month-end and quarterly close
  • Monitor and review all record of assets, liabilities, and interim audit and tax preparation
  • Implement continuous process improvements with respect to ERP system and accounting procedures
  • Review, analyze, and reconcile general ledger accounts while preparing quarterly reports for management
  • Perform analysis of operations on a monthly basis

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The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field
  • 4+ years of experience
  • Manufacturing experience a must
  • Strong leadership or managerial experience needed
  • CPA or MBA a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience interacting cross-functionally with different departments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

What's on Offer

  • Highly competitive compensation package
  • Lucrative bonus structure
  • Strong benefits (401k match)
  • Flexible work environment
  • Highly visible role, reporting to the Controller and partnering with senior leaders
  • Fast progression and path to Controller
  • Full ownership of accounting function
  • Managing and building out a team
  • Leading food manufacturer
  • Well-known products
  • Stable company with ample career progression
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Job summary

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Industrial / Manufacturing
Bedford Park
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Andrew Noll
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