Accounting Manager | North Suburbs | WFH

Deerfield Permanent USD70,000 - USD90,000
  • Remote working opportunities - 3-4 days work from home!
  • Transformative role: make decisions with direct impact on company objectives

About Our Client

My client is the world's largest manufacturer and supplier in their niche! Last year they grew 40% in revenue and are on target to grow another 20% this year!

They are looking to add an Accounting Manager to their team! The Accounting Manager will report to the Assistant Controller who will mentor and develop the Accounting Manager and map out a Career Succession plan for upward mobility within the organization! This role is ideal if you are looking to join an organization with a Senior Leadership team that will empower you to make decisions, pursue continuous improvement initiatives and offers ample opportunity to grow your career.

Maintaining a positive team culture is a high priority for the Controller! If you are a humble, ambitious, team oriented Accounting professional looking for an opportunity to work with a team who exudes those qualities and more, this is the opportunity for you!

Job Description

The Key Responsibilities for the Accounting Manager position:

  • Partner with the Assistant Controller to plan, direct, and coordinate all Accounting operational functions
  • Responsible for periodic close process: monthly, quarterly, and year-end close
  • Ensure compliance with and prepare reports according to applicable government regulations
  • Provide periodic analysis of financial statements
  • Preparation and consolidation of financial statements in accordance with US GAAP
  • Ensure accurate financial records and strong internal controls are in place and being followed
  • Improve upon and establish new internal controls, processes and procedures
  • Serve as liaison to external auditors and tax advisors
  • Lead, coach and develop the Accounting team

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.

The Successful Applicant

In return for a competitive compensation package, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Previous experience as a Senior Accountant, Accounting Manager, or in a similar role
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 4+ years of experience in Accounting
  • CPA or MBA is a PLUS
  • Experience working in a large, national or multi-national organization
  • Ability to research and adhere to all aspects of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Excellent leadership skills and prior management experience - you will lead, coach and develop the Accounting team
  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel
  • Strong business communication and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What's on Offer

In addition to base salary + bonus structure commensurate with experience, my client offers:

  • Corporate exposure - office in the corporate headquarters of the organization!
  • Hybrid working model - 1-2 days in office, 3-4 days at home
  • 401K Match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Medical benefits being within 30 days of employment!
  • 11 paid company holidays + PTO
  • Great work environment - highly collaborative team, positive atmosphere, ample opportunity for professional development
  • Mentorship from the Assistant Controller and Controller and career succession for upward mobility within the organization
Arielle Tyus
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Financial Accounting
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Arielle Tyus
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