Finance & Accounting Manager - Transportation - Chicago, IL

Chicago Permanent USD95,000 - USD130,000
  • Remote working opportunities and great mentorship from the Controller
  • Massive career progression internally or within the many operating companies

About Our Client

I'm partnered with the President at a global, multi-billion dollar manufacturing company with over 100 businesses. One of their recent acquisitions is a leading provider to the transportation and logistics industry and is in full growth mode right now. Taking the next step in growing their company, they want this newly created Finance & Accounting Manager to put their stamp on the role!

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.


  • Oversee the month-end close, general ledger maintenance, revenue accounting, AP/AR, and fixed asset accounting, as well as any associated reporting and analysis duties
  • Manage the financial activities within accounting, including budget, tax, insurance, credit, and treasury
  • Ensure all financial operations and internal procedures are in compliance with government rules and regulations
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure compliant financial reporting standards are produced
  • Oversee the budgeting and forecasting process to produce effective budgets
  • Assist in the improvement of accounting and finance processes within the organization
  • Provide financial modeling analysis on company ventures and capital projects
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure audit compliance
  • Oversee a team of four

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting
  • 1+ years of management experience preferred
  • Manufacturing background preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Cost Accounting
  • Experience with Hyperion or Sage Intacct a plus
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What's on Offer

  • Above market compensation
  • Lucrative bonus potential
  • Top tier benefits that start Day 1
  • 401k match
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • Amazing mentorship from the Controller
  • Ample career progression internally or within another business unit
  • Opportunity to put your stamp on the role

Apply today to have your resume considered within 24 hours!

Jessica Lee
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Job summary

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Financial Accounting
Transport & Distribution
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Jessica Lee
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