Manager - General Accounting

Chicago Permanent USD100,000 - USD125,000
  • Rapidly Growing Industry Leader
  • Fast-Track Career Progression

About Our Client

The employer is a leading, multi-portfolio manufacturer with a specialty service center based outside of Chicago. They are seeking a detail oriented General Accounting Manager to manage the department, maintain compliance, and push process improvements further.

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.

Description

  • Prepare financial statements and analysis
  • Analyze financial reports
  • Maintain company accounting procedures and processes
  • Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements
  • Record financial information for analysis
  • Assist accounting manager in preparing documents and interpreting complicated financial information for managers, executives, and bank reporting
  • Develop procedures to improve efficiency
  • Forecast and plan for future needs
  • Assist with audits and taxes
  • Maintain account balances and bank statements
  • Manage general ledger and assist month-end/year-end close processes
  • Ensure compliance with all internal processes

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, or related field.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience & Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license is preferred or 7+ years of experience
  • Previous experience as an accountant, junior accountant, or accounting supervisor
  • Excellent computer skills; Microsoft Office Suite knowledge
  • Proficiency with accounting software and experience with a software system implementation, a plus
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Advanced knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state/national regulations
  • Able to analyze financial records and interpret for other departments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state/national regulations
  • Able to analyze financial records and interpret for other departments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary with bonus structure
  • Hybrid schedule
  • Healthy benefits package
  • Fast career progression internally
Contact
Connor Forgue
Quote job ref
JN-022022-5253191

Job summary

Sector
Accounting
Sub Sector
Financial Accounting
Industry
Industrial / Manufacturing
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Connor Forgue
Job Reference
JN-022022-5253191