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Robert Half Accounting Manager in Chicago, Illinois


To apply to this hybrid role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

Feeling stuck or straight up bored at your current job? Let’s fix that. A high-End Investment firm is seeking a Accounting Manager. Perks include including above market pay-rates, top-tier health benefits, plenty of work from home flexibility, and other unique perks that their top competitors can’t to provide.

The Accounting Manager reports directly to the Director of Finance & Accounting. Our ideal candidate will be able to carry out tasks both autonomously and collaboratively; has a strong background in accounting and finance; experience in both public accounting and at privately held companies (preferred but not required); and 1-2 years of management/supervisory experience. Familiarity with accounting in customer-facing industries such as Hospitality and Tourism preferred, but not required.


· Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department, including AP, AR, general ledger, account reconciliation, payroll/payroll taxes, sales taxes, accruals, intercompany transactions, and both internal and external reporting

· Review general ledger (G/L) activity to ensure all activity is properly recorded and reflected in G/L

· Prepare and analyze monthly, QTD, and YTD financial statements and related reports including, but not limited to, balance sheets, income statements, cash-flow statements, and budget-to-actual variance analyses

· Provide leadership and guidance to more junior team members within the department, and assist in the hiring, training, and retention of skilled accounting staff

· Responsible for treasury management, including the maintenance and reconciliation of store level and corporate bank accounts, safes, and cash forecasting

· Timely filing and payment of State and Local tax obligations; supports preparation of annual tax documents

· Evaluation and implementation of accounting and internal control systems and software

· Provide financial analyses as needed, including but not limited to capital planning, pricing decisions, COGS, labor patterns, inventory variances, and vendor contract negotiations

· Provide management with information vital to the decision-making process



· Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required

· M.A. or M.B. A. preferred, but not required; C.P.A. certification preferred, but not required--- >Minimum of 4 years progressive experience in accounting/finance

· Proven leadership and people management skills

· Multi-unit restaurant/hospitality or retail accounting experience preferred

· Excellent computer skills, and advanced proficiency with accounting and reporting systems and tools such as QuickBooks, MS Excel, and Restaurant365

· Advanced knowledge of financial reporting and budgeting/forecasting preferred, but not required

· Effective communication skills with a broad range of audience including executive leadership team and restaurant operators

· Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

· Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with evolving processes and the highest commitment to integrity

· Systems implementation experience preferred, but not required

To apply to this hybrid role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

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