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Accounting Manager

companyEHS RECRUITING COMPANY
locationChicago, IL, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

GENERAL FUNCTIONS + RESPONSIBILITIES   

•    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

REQUIRED AND PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
•    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

Perks + Benefits 
•    BCBS Medical
•    BCBS Dental
•    EyeMed Vision
•    Flexible Spending Account
•    Company-paid Short-term Disability Insurance
•    Company-paid Life and AD&D Insurance
•    Company-paid Employee Assistance Program
•    Paid Time Off
•    Paid Sick Leave
•    Paid Holidays
•    Commuter Benefits
•    401K + Match
•    Monthly Food & Beverage Allowance and Discount

Company DescriptionWith 30 years in the recruiting industry and offices nationwide, EHS RECRUITING COMPANY has placed thousands of candidates nationally and internationally. EHS recruiters are career transition specialists who give our candidates first access to the best opportunities and partner to elevate and expedite the hiring process. We look forward to partnering with you!

Company Description

With 30 years in the recruiting industry and offices nationwide, EHS RECRUITING COMPANY has placed thousands of candidates nationally and internationally. EHS recruiters are career transition specialists who give our candidates first access to the best opportunities and partner to elevate and expedite the hiring process. We look forward to partnering with you!

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