• Job ID:

    1496
  • Pay rate range:

    $45 - $55
  • City:

    Deerfield
  • State:

    Illinois
  • Duration:

    10/15/2018 - 01/15/2019
  • Job Type:

    Contract
  • Job Description

    Pay:  $45-$55 per hour

    Duration: On-going

    The 11th largest accounting firm in Chicago, has proudly served entrepreneurial, middle market businesses since 1919. As one of the largest independent accounting and consulting firms in Chicago, our goal is to continue to attract the best and brightest people in the industry.

    This firm is continuing to build its Client Accounting Services professional bench to visit clients and perform accounting services in a controller/CFO capacity.

     

    Responsibilities might include, but are not limited to:

    • Direct, monitor and execute the daily accounting functions of the company, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and inventory accounting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
    • Develop and implement best practices in accounts receivable and accounts payable.
    • Prepare / review financial statements and reporting package, including P&L, balance sheet and cash flow. Calculate variances, trends and KPI’s.
    • Prepare cash forecasts and manage cash requirements
    • Perform/orchestrate month end closings.
    • Construct and monitor reliable control systems.
    • Knowledge of basic legal concepts/contracts.
    • Monthly bank reporting/credit compliance.
    • Coordinate financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
    • Oversee the HR function.
    • Implement new ERP systems

     

    Background and Required Experience:

    • BA degree in Accounting (preferred)
    • 5+ years of experience in a controller/CFO role or public accounting, specifically with an audit or client accounting background
    • Experience with accounting for inventory (preferred)
    • Proficiency in QuickBooks, Quicken, Word, Excel

     

    Personal Characteristics:

    • Proven leadership experience in managing a team
    • Detail oriented yet able to see the big picture and able to work independently
    • Excellent oral and written communication
    • Highly motivated and willing to take an initiative
    • Willingness to travel to clients

     

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