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Robert Half Director of Corporate Accounting & Consolidation in Rosemont, Illinois


Exciting career-building opportunity at a rapidly growing company. Hybrid Role - Primarily Remote!

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

Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the Director of Corporate Accounting & Consolidations will lead and oversee the accounting close and consolidation process for over 150 legal entities. This position oversees a group of approximately seventeen people, including 3 direct report Accounting Managers and 2 direct report Accounting Supervisors.

Key Responsibilities

· Lead and oversee the monthly corporate close and consolidation process, including cash, prepaids, fixed assets, leases, accruals / reserves, debt, allocations, insurance, and equity

· Develop, communicate and sets enterprise timelines with segment finance leaders to develop closing timeline.

· Review certain journal entries, account reconciliations and financial statement analytics

· Drive continuous improvement and reduce cycle time in the monthly close process through the increased utilization of technology and tools, implementation of standard operating procedures and other efficiency measures, while embracing the company's 80/20 principles

· Build, oversee, lead and manage a team to maintain and support the Company’s accounting close and consolidation process

· Provide real-time coaching and development opportunities to team members

· Support internal control assessments and establish and maintain effective design and operating effectiveness of internal controls of assigned processes

· Assist with drafting, implementing and maintaining financial policies and procedures for company-wide use

· Implements processes and controls to ensure compliance with statutory regulations and Corporate accounting standards/policies.

· Provides support SEC Reporting support as needed

· Coordinate with and support external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audit



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or MBA preferred

  • CPA required

  • 10+ years of relevant and progressive accounting experience, including leadership roles

  • Big 4 accounting and/or large US public company experience

  • Strong understanding and practical working knowledge of US GAAP

  • Strong leadership, team building and project management skills

  • Excellent communication skills; ability to quickly establish a personal brand within the organization to drive cross functional collaboration and influence resources outside one’s direct responsibility.

  • Ability to focus on the overall objective for a given process or accounting area, while at the same time able to dive into transactional detail if needed to resolve questions or issues

  • Curious mindset that proactively seeks understanding and feedback

  • Engaging management approach that builds rapport and cohesiveness within the team

  • Insightful ability to identify trends and themes for continuous improvement across the function

  • Ability to overcome obstacles and achieve objectives, changing direction along the way to achieve business objectives

  • Commitment to coaching and mentoring staff to enhance the proficiency, competencies and long-term development of the team

  • Motivated by and thrives in a fast-paced environment with frequent ad hoc requests and changing priorities.

  • Manufacturing experience is a plus

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

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