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Career Opportunities

Financial Accounting Manager

Job Number:102388
Job Location:Chicago, IL
Job Type:Permanent
Job Degree:Bachelor of Arts
Job Post Date:03/31/2019


Our client, a premier technology company located in downtown Chicago, is seeking a Financial Accounting Manager due to growth. The role will be mainly responsible for managing the day-to-day activities that support the Company’s accounting activities, which includes the monthly close process, managing and mentoring the staff members, serving as a liasion with non-US subsidiaries, working with external and internal auditors, and variance analysis.



  • Coordinates monthly financial closes, set deadlines and standards for completion of financial statements
  • Responsible for the monthly consolidation for the company within Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
  • Oversight of the PeopleSoft general ledger system
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts (including intercompany) within the Blackline system
  • Acts as liaison between Finance and other departments within the organization
  • Develops and maintains applicable accounting policies and procedures for areas under control
  • Ensures that adequate financial controls are in place and are in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Works with external and internal auditors to ensure financial statements adhere to accounting policies and good financial controls
  • Review and approve journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Manages a team of professionals that includes their coaching, development and performance management


- Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with 5 years of accounting experience and 1 year of management experience

- CPA is strongly preferred

- Demonstrated strong knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices with ability to apply them in a business analysis situation

- Excellent technical accounting skills

- Proficient knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley controls and requirements

- Experience with ERP packages, including PeopleSoft general ledger, and other analytical tools such as Hyperion/Essbase, Cognos, etc.