SkyWater is partnering with a local non-profit to help them identify their next Senior Accountant! If you are an accountant who wants finance exposure and great work-life balance, this would be worth exploring. This position will have a clear path to move into the Finance Director down the line and successor to the CFO. The ideal candidate will have non-profit experience and a heart to lead. Apply today to learn more!
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Manager of Technical Accounting
We’re partnering with a leading manufacturer focused on sustainability to help them hire a strong Manager of Technical Accounting due to significant business growth and recent promotions on the team.
We know their culture well and have placed several people here in the past. The role is a launching point into a multi-billion-dollar corporation with a global footprint and will be reporting to an outstanding leader who has been with the organization for many years, so they have great institutional knowledge.
This role is ideal for someone who wants exposure to multiple business units, the challenge of tackling a variety of special projects (M&A, Procurement), and to be part of a team of talented, accomplished individuals.
We’re partnered with a rapidly growing boutique real estate private equity investment fund to find their Controller. Based in River North, our client has experienced significant growth in the last few years and is leveraging Chicago as a major hub.
The role reports directly to the CFO and will be responsible for spearheading all accounting & finance-related functions for properties owned by our client, reviewing internal and external statements, and building a team.
This individual must be strategically oriented while also having the ability to drive tactical functions in a fast-paced environment, with aspirations to continue to grow and advance their own leadership careers.
The ideal candidate will have mastered the fundamentals of accounting, have a track record of progression/promotion in their career, and a possess outstanding leadership characteristics.
CFO Services – Accounting Advisory (Associate-Manager)
We have partnered with a well known Global management consulting firm to help them grow their CFO Services / Private Equity Accounting Advisory practice. This group is driving heavy growth for the firm and is entrepreneurial in nature so you’ll be surrounded by sharp and motivated people that will help you develop personally and professionally. The team currently has ~100 professionals with half in Chicago and the other half spread out throughout the United States.
They have ABOVE market compensation and if you’re in public accounting you’ll make at least double what you make if you’re currently in public accounting (audit), and ~50% more if you’re in deals/M&A. Work includes post transaction accounting advisory for SEC filings, spin-offs, IPO’s and SPAC’s in addition to interim management (Controller/CFO).
Looking to hire at Associate through Manager levels targeting Big 4 or Tier 1 public accounting backgrounds in audit, accounting advisory, deals or other M&A related functions. Will also look at candidates in industry who are looking for something faster paced with higher growth!
SkyWater is partnering with a company in the wholesale space that is adding a newly created accounting manager to the team! The ideal candidate is someone with a strong accounting foundation that has an aptitude for analysis, as you will get a blend of FP&A exposure. If the idea of having a variety of responsibilities with a clear trajectory to Controller excites you, this opportunity might definitely be worth exploring. They are known to promote from within and you will get to have direct reports down the line as you progress. Apply today to learn more!
Senior Manager Accounting Automation
We are working with a $2B global public company looking to build out a finance hub in Chicago. Their office is in the heart of the city (hybrid) and this role will support the global controllership function and work cross functionally with accounting/finance and non-finance executives.
Must have strong communication skills and the ability to influence decisions with facts backed by analysis. They have separate SEC reporting and technical accounting teams so you’ll focus on general controllership with a heavy automation and robotics bend.
If you’re looking to join a sharp team in transformative growth and the above sounds interesting I’d love to chat and share details!
Director Financial Reporting
One of the fastest growing PE companies in Chicago is investing in their accounting team and looking for someone to lead and build out their financial reporting function. You’ll report to a sharp Assistant Controller where we’ve placed several people under and he prides himself on building out strong teams that are process improvement focused.
On day 1, you’ll be asked to start assessing the team, environment and needs and begin building a plan with the leadership team to help identify and prioritize strategic initiatives. Ideal for someone who wants to bring their energy and talents to an organization raising the talent bar.
If you have a strong reporting background, enjoy variety and technical/complex accounting topics and looking for more growth I’d like to connect with you!
Senior Financial Reporting Analyst
SkyWater is thrilled to be partnering with one of its best clients on their search for a Senior Financial Reporting Analyst. This company has 87 consecutive quarters of growth and an attractive company culture – fast-paced, collaborative, promoting from within, and a group of motivated and driven individuals looking to advance their career. We’ve placed many people at this organization and they all love it!
The Senior Financial Reporting Analyst will have a blend of responsibilities including partnering with different Finance teams to prepare financial statements and other SEC disclosures, and project and process and improvement work. If you have a passion for financial statement reporting (SEC experience preferred but not required), enjoy process improvement work, and have a willingness to learn and grow, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!
Please apply here or reach out to Erin Heer at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
SkyWater is partnering with a construction company in the north metro. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants high visibility at a high-growth company. You’ll get the chance to report directly to the CFO and have direct reports (direct reports optional). If you have a heart to lead and want an opportunity that has a clear path to Controller, this might definitely be worth exploring! Apply today. Construction experience is nice to have, but not required.
$400M PE backed company located in the West Suburbs of Chicago who is one of the fastest growing and largest platforms in their space. They are heavily investing in talent and infrastructure with management committed to go through an IPO within the next 36 months so looking for those who like a fast-paced environments. Acquiring 10-15 companies monthly and building out their Controllership function, they have a need to add a Staff Accountant to come in and take charge of the cash reconciliation, and day to day general accounting documents, reporting’s, and statements.