Senior Manager / Accounting

Chicago, IL 60601

Posted: 05/09/2019 Industry: Services Job Number: SrMgr/SS Pay Rate: $140,000

Mark/Ryan Associates is seeking a Senior Manager, Accounting for our Loop Client which offers fabulous long term opportunity with an innovative organization.

Responsibilities Include:

  • **PRIOR ENERGY OR UTILITY EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED** (DO NOT APPLY WITHOUT)
  • Ensures execution of established accounting policies and guidelines across the accounting organization.
  • Oversees process around collection of information for auditors. Provides internal and external auditors with needed information.
  • Develops or enhances the organization's capabilities through effective team building, staffing and development of others.
  • Oversees and manages accounting staff in preparation of transactions, financial and operating reports including trial balances, adjustments and closing entries.
  • Performs complex analysis and related interpretations of accounting standards and policies.
  • Identifies opportunities for streamlining or redesigning processes.
  • Leads, supports and ensures successful execution of routine accounting projects and process improvement-oriented accounting projects
  • Establishes accounting policies and guidelines.
  • Manages and leads indirect as well as direct team members, including but not limited to conducting training, goal management, providing ongoing feedback and coaching, and completing performance evaluations.
  • Oversees the accounting treatment of non-routine transactions (GAAP accounting guideline changes, major changes to accounting methodologies, etc.).
  • Prepares journal entries for non-routine accounting transactions for assigned area of responsibility as required.
  • Reviews journal entries and reconciliations to ensure accuracy and completeness of data.
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration (Required)
  • Implementation/Understanding of ASU for leases, revenues, and derivatives
  • SOX Controls, process controls
  • Oracle experience (Preferred)
  • Energy or utility experience (REQUIRED)

Susan Skorich
Executive Recruiter

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