Director of Accounting | $500M Organization | Carol Stream, IL

Carol Stream, Illinois Permanent USD175,000 - USD200,000 per year
  • Reporting directly into the CFO, this is a highly visible role!
  • Opportunity to lead a team of 4, and grow a team beneath you!

About Our Client

My client is an industry leader within the Custom Manufacturing & Construction space. They're currently looking to bring on a Director of Accounting to partner alongside the CFO of the organization. The role will own the monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes while leading a team of 4. This role requires an Active CPA, experience working within the Oracle ERP system, and previous leadership/management experience.

My client has tripled their revenue in the last 5 years and is looking to add to their Accounting & Finance team to support the new business! In addition to a clear path to grow internally, this position will have the opportunity to grow a team beneath them as well as the company continues to grow!

Job Description

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the accounting department, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger activities.
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting in accordance with GAAP and company policies.
  • Develop and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and variance analysis collaborating with the FP&A team for senior management.
  • Manage the annual budgeting process and provide financial analysis and support to department heads.
  • Collaborate with external auditors and tax advisors to facilitate annual audits and tax filings.
  • Lead and develop a high-performing accounting team, providing mentorship, guidance, and professional development opportunities.
  • Drive process improvements and automation initiatives to streamline accounting operations and enhance efficiency.
  • Serve as a key liaison with other departments, providing financial insights and support for decision-making.



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The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master's degree preferred.
  • Active CPA license is required.
  • Ideally, majority of experience will come from the Manufacturing and/or Construction space.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and experience applying accounting principles in a corporate setting.
  • Proficiency with Oracle ERP System.
  • Proven leadership and management experience, with a track record of building and leading high-performing teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong analytical mindset and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Base Salary on par with Market Standard
  • Strong Annual Bonus Package, historically paying at 100% allocation
  • Full Suite of Benefits, 401k Match, Unlimited PTO
  • Visibility to CFO and Executive Management Team
  • Opportunity for Internal Growth across organization
Contact
Matt Conroy
Quote job ref
JN-052024-6425593

Job summary

Sector
Accounting
Sub Sector
Financial Director / CFO
Industry
Industrial / Manufacturing
Location
Carol Stream
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Matt Conroy
Job Reference
JN-052024-6425593