Controller

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42246

We are partnering with a subsidiary of a billion-dollar private equity backed manufacturer on a Controller search for one of their business units. This company is experiencing significant international growth both organically and inorganically and has nearly tripled its revenue since 2016.

This is a heavy operational-focused role that will report directly to the GM of the business unit and work cross-functionally with other departments. This is a great opportunity for someone to be a true business partner with a high-growth and dynamic company.

 

Senior Financial Analyst (FP&A)

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42212

Global medical manufacturing company growing their finance function – looking to add a senior financial analyst to the team due to growth. This is a great opportunity to work with a 100% private, PE backed global business who takes pride in continuing to foster a start-up culture — yet big enough for employees to enjoy the growth and advancement of a large global company. targeting 4-5 yrs background of FP&A experience, manufacturing backgrounds a plus. The open role will support division performance and reporting/optimization.

 

HYRBID work environment with option to work in the suburbs or their new downtown office.

STRONG culture with a meritocratic environment where everyone speaks up and is heard (even to upper management) on new ideas and solutions.

COMPETITIVE compensation with great benefits.

Senior Data Analyst

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42202

Overview:

Skywater is partnering with the Finance leader of a $650M PE backed company experiencing tremendous growth. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to make an immediate impact, as you would be able to help drive decisions via data for newer business units, and be part of forward looking strategic discussions with Leadership. The culture at this company is entrepreneurial, collaborative, trusting, and offers unlimited visibility to Senior Leaders. They have a BRAND new office in the city with an open floor plan concept and state of the art fitness facilities onsite.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration and 3-5 years of Financial Analysis or CPA experience
  • Experience with analysis and financial modeling of large data sets
  • Data analytics background highly desirable 

Senior Accountant (100% Remote)

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42173

We are partnering with a worldwide leader in their space to help build out their US corporate accounting team. This company works with well-known consumer brands and helps bring them to the global online marketplace. 

With a strong global foundation, they are looking to continue their expansion and growth in the US with ambitious growth plans and looking to go public next year.

This Senior Accountant role will support the US corporate accounting and finance teams and work closely with other departments and external parties. This is a 100% remote opportunity with plenty of growth opportunities.

 

Staff Accountant (100% Remote)

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42172

We are partnering with a worldwide leader in their space to help build out their US corporate accounting team. This company works with well-known consumer brands and helps bring them to the global online marketplace. 

With a strong global foundation, they are looking to continue their expansion and growth in the US with ambitious growth plans and looking to go public next year.

This Staff Accountant role will support the US corporate accounting and finance teams and work closely with other departments and external parties. This is a 100% remote opportunity with plenty of growth opportunities.

 

Senior Corporate Accountant

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42061

We are working with a Fortune 500 in the suburbs of Chicago looking for a sharp senior accountant to join the controllership team. They are incredibly profitable, have great stock returns and poised to continue growth, both organic and inorganically. The ideal candidate will have worked in a highly matrixed environment and worked cross functionally.

Strong preference for someone with public company experience and active CPA. 

Office Manager

  • Location: Chicago
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42032

SkyWater is currently partnering with a global financial service company to find an Office Manager at their new Chicago location. The ideal candidate is someone who has experience working in a fast-paced and growing company, that is comfortable communicating with overseas leadership. This role will be required to be onsite, 5 days a week. This is an individual contributor role and will report directly to the Market Director, along with full support from the Facilities Manager (located in London).

If you or someone you know has experience running an office, this could be a great opportunity for you! If you are interested, please apply online or reach out to Yanna Svensen at ysvensen@skywatersearch.com

Summary

The Office Manager is a brand-new role and will be instrumental in helping the client expand their global footprint alongside business activity. It will be a great opportunity to support all the staff and improve facilities and services. The client is looking for someone proactive, with an ability to deal with day-to-day issues but also has the foresight to build up infrastructure for the future.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the general maintenance and ongoing development of the office
  • Ensure that facilities continually meet the applicable regulatory, environmental and health &

safety standards

  • Plan day-to-day and ad hoc essential services
  • Build upon the relationships with third-party service providers that the company already has
  • Liaise internally with stakeholders to understand their requirements of the company’s facilities

on an ongoing basis

  • Ensure the short-term, medium-term, and long-term requirements of the office are

fully understood and planned for accordingly

  • Maintain seating plans for the office and coordinate reorganizations with the relevant teams
  • Manage ad-hoc space requirements (i.e., auditors, graduates)
  • Maintain information relating to all offices in an orderly, logical, and centralized location that

is accessible to other stakeholders in the business

  • Effective communication with Landlord, facilitate solutions for service requirements and

issues including lighting, power, air conditioning etc.

  • Manage office-related contracts and review them on a general basis
  • To comply with all applicable Compliance policies, procedures, laws, and regulations

 

Qualifications / Skills

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to assimilate requirements from multiple internal stakeholder groups
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience, preferably in financial services
  • Ability to disseminate information in a clear and concise manner
  • Health and Safety qualification
  • Fire Marshall/First Aid training
  • Leadership, ownership, and a can-do attitude

Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42016

We are partnering with a Blackstone backed company in the heart of Chicago with dynamic environment that hires sharp people!. They have a hybrid environment and we've placed 4 people here so know the team and leadership well! They have the biggest brands as clients so you can be proud to work for a company that represents the brands you've known to love.

If you're looking for a high growth environment where you can work closely with your team and leadership and able to make an impact this could be a great fit. 

Portfolio Controller

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42008

After placing two people here we are excited to again be partnering with a passionate culture in the dynamic real estate/hospitality industry. Where others took a hit during the pandemic they capitalized on their unique investment approach and grew. They have several BILLION dollars in assets with a global presence with an office in the heart of the city. We know the CAO well and have placed on this team – they are loving it and learning new things every day!

They are all about culture, collaboration and hiring sharp, motivated people who are looking to add value and get a wide variety of experience. They have an open floor plan where everyone sits on the same level and the additional floor is dedicated for conference rooms and break out spaces.

If you're looking to join a strong team in the fast paced real estate market and have experience in real estate/asset management accounting we'd love to share details. 

Accounting Advisory – Consultant (all levels)

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41890

We have partnered with a well known Global management consulting firm to help them grow their Accounting Advisory practice. This company is growing fast — they've already added 180 people to their practice just this year and are looking to make that 500 by the end of 2022! You'll be surrounded by sharp and motivated people that will help you develop personally and professionally. They are looking to hire at all levels; Salary ranges from $90k-$160k.

The firm is highly focused on work-life balance — anything north of 40 hours per week is considered overtime and paid out in the form of a semi-annual bonus at full rate. You can expect to enjoy high flexibility between onsite/remote/client location work and there are no industry silos — you will work across a wide breadth of industries and clients. Work includes pre-post transaction accounting advisory for SEC filings, spin-offs, IPO's and debt raises.

 

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