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Accounting Manager

Job ID 1054

  • Chicago, IL, 60002
  • Fulltime
  • 3 - 10 years experience
  • 100000 - 110000 Annual
  • 16/08/2017
  • Accounting, Finance
  • 1 of Openings
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Job description

Job description

As the team manager, you supervise the financial consolidation and reporting of a portfolio of companies spanning from start-ups to mature businesses that operate in over 30 countries across North America, Africa, Latin America and Asia.


  • Job Responsibility

    • Establish processes and timelines to ensure the accurate and timely consolidation of international subsidiaries operating in over 30 countries
    • Prepare and review monthly financial statements, fluctuation analysis and other ad hoc reports / analysis for business unit leaders
    • Review month end consolidations, reconciliations, workpapers and analysis prepared by staff members and regional accounting teams
    • Train and develop professional accounting associates on the application of accounting standards, specifically relating to: revenue recognition, business combinations, consolidations, multi-currency transactions, stock-based compensation, taxes and other significant pronouncements
    • Address audit related inquires and serve as the main contact for internal and external auditors
    • Maintain and implement enhanced internal controls to respond to risks associated with key financial statement accounts
    • Assist finance team in modeling financial impacts of proposed transactions and address inquiries from finance leaders regarding financial results and trends
    • Coordinate and oversee the day-to-day accounting activities related to M&A integrations, systems implementations, and business initiatives;
    • Assist in the development and implementation of new and segment specific accounting policies and procedures
    • Lead Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance program across all countries


    • Bachelor degree in Accounting (MBA a plus)
    • Active CPA license
    • 7-10 years relevant work experience (mix of public accounting and industry a plus)
    • Strong working knowledge of US and international accounting standards
    • Managerial / supervisory experience
    • Recent experience in international accounting and finance
    • Demonstrated track record of career progression
    • Proficiency with accounting information systems (PeopleSoft, SAP, Hyperion, etc.) and Microsoft Office products
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