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Robert Half International Accounting Manager/Supervisor in WOOD DALE, Illinois


A Robert Half client in the Wood Dale, IL area is seeking to add a Senior Accounting Manager to their growing team.

The Senior Accounting Manager, General Accounting has the lead responsibility to maintain the general ledger for the business, is the business owner of the general ledger system and the monthly process to close the books, and meet financial reporting requirements.

By leading the general accounting staff, this manager assures on-time delivery of accurate financial results in accordance with company policies and generally accepted accounting principles.

Maintains the Books for the business in accordance with policies and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), ensuring the correct accounting classifications for transactions.

Ownership of monthly closing process.

Takes lead on accounting issues related to revenue, inventory accounting, accrued liabilities, etc.

Meets reporting requirements for internal and external needs, including financial statements, reconciliations, and analyses.

Presents information in a manner that emphasizes key metrics, explains the major drivers of results, and highlights areas requiring action.

Trains and develops less experienced staff.

Continuously improves the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting operations.

Accountable for internal controls over assets, liabilities, revenues, and costs.

Reviews control reports for assigned transaction processing systems and assures the timely completion of reconciliations of ledger balances to underlying transactions.

Supports the audits of the financial records and controls.

Develops employees to enable growth in their business judgment and provides training to increase their skills to support the business.

Analyzes operating results and trends to make recommendations to control costs, safeguard assets, and improve profits.

Takes initiative to get things done that add value to the business.

Provides leadership throughout the business.

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  • Reliable technology and analytical abilities

  • Creative problem solver who anticipates risks and opportunities and maintains a vision for continuous improvement

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent degree and/or experience

  • Working knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems is valuable

  • Customer service oriented communication skills

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • 7+ years of recent relevant financial experience

  • Strong familiarity with supervising

  • General familiarity with Lawson

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Analyze Financial Statements

  • Adeptness in financial statement preparation

  • General ledger experience required

  • Ad Hoc Financial Analysis experience preferred

  • Month end closings experience

  • Monthly Financial Statements experience highly desired

  • Manufacturing industry experience preferred

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Salary: $110,000.00 - $125,000.00 / Yearly

Location: WOOD DALE, IL

Date Posted: February 14, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01310-0011381965

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance