Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller

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Warrenville, Illinois
May 09, 2024
May 24, 2024
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Full Time
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The Position

We are currently looking for an Accounting Manager, with a concentration in manufacturing and inventory control, to join our team.

The Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller oversees the accounting department functions with a focus on ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of financial statements and reporting. Accounting managers generally have several direct reports and work to allocate tasks evenly across the team. Accounting managers are responsible for driving team performance and getting the most out of individual contributors.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities
  • Lead the month end close process. Deliver accurate and timely financial statements.
  • Oversee and manage the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to: accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, general ledger, and taxes
  • Implement and enforce internal control policies and procedures.
  • Lead quarterly balance sheet reviews and verify all accounts are reconciled.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting and audit activities.
  • Assess current practices and procedures, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Prepare, review, and analyze financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and projects as requested
  • Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training, and maintaining strong employee relationships
  • Work with external auditors to ensure correct and timely closing and reporting at year-end

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting. CPA or CPA bound is required.

Skills & Relevant Work Experience
  • 4+ years of progressive accounting experience with a portion of it being in a supervisory role
  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP. Strong financial acumen with demonstrated analytical ability accompanied by knowledge of corporate finance and manufacturing costing principles-understands P&L and balance sheet dynamics
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and control costs-effectively develops business cases and enroll leaders at all levels in taking appropriate action.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities across all level of an organization
  • Strong leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results
  • Knowledge of employee relationship building and performance management techniques
  • Conducts himself/herself with the highest ethical and moral standards.
  • Highly motivated and results driven with a high energy level-has a bias for proactive action.
  • Broad operating style, ability to adapt across cultures, environments and styles.
  • Forward thinking leadership abilities, including the ability to motivate, lead by example, and encourage teamwork and effective communication.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Strong experience with ERP and financial systems. Experience in D365 preferred.