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Accounting Manager




Job Number: 119693
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting
Job Post Date: 11/15/2018
Job Description:
Our client, a healthcare firm in the downtown Chicago area, is in immediate need of an Accounting Manager for year-end audit and financial reporting production and analyses.  The Accounting Manager is someone who is a leader in critical thinking and deductive reasoning skills.  The Accounting Manager will be able to navigate through ERP systems, provide commentary on the research, disclosures, and communicate effectively with external audit personnel.  The ideal candidate will have strong corporate accounting and systems experience.
 
ACCOUNTING MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Assist in the preparation of quarterly/annual external filings.
Assist in financial reporting for separate entities including review of acquisition documents, data integration.
Establish and implement reporting requirements.
Demonstrated technical knowledge and understanding of GAAP, FASB and SOX Compliance and any impact on financial reporting.
Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, schedules, etc.
Provide guidance and actively lead any communication regarding research in accounting and financial reporting policies.
Provide process improvement guidance to the team to increase overall efficiency, accuracy and completeness.
Demonstrate problem solving by understanding the entire situation through input from various points of view (high level strategic execution) and assessing all alternative scenarios.
Demonstrates high acumen for interpersonal skills in a team environment.
 
 
ACCOUNTING MANAGER REQUIREMENTS:
 
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
CPA certification is preferred
5 years’ in a finance role
Strong detail oriented individual
Strong communication, collaboration and analytical skills
Understanding of advanced accounting topics
Proficiency with Microsoft office suite
Public Accounting experience preferred
Experience with financial planning systems and ERP preferably PeopleSoft
Ability to meet communicated schedules and deadlines
Adherence to policies, procedures and instructions of Accounting Manager
Ability to function as a team player
 
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