Manager SEC Reporting

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #35958

Our client is exploding in growth and has been building out a world-class accounting and finance function due to this! If you want to help build something special, work with sharp and motivated people, and surround yourself with mission-centered work this could be a great fit. In this SEC Manager role, you'll have the opportunity to partner and build relationships with company executives and work with an industry leading company while being part of an entrepreneurial environment with organic and acquisitive growth.

    Acquisitions Analyst

    • Location: Chicago , Illinois
    • Type: Direct Hire
    • Job #35925

    Overiview

    SkyWater is currently partnering with a Chicago based Real Estate development and repositioning firm located in Greektown specializing in multi-family properties. They are adding an Acquisitions Analyst to their team and this is best for someone who wants to oversee the full lifecycle of real estate, from underwriting properties, forming property analysis, building out business plans that will later help determine investment opportunities for the firm. You will have a seat at the table with high visibility into business deals working directly with the Principals of the firm. If you are someone who values working with a hard-working team with a family like, laid back environment, then this could be the place for you!

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • 0-2 years of experience – internship or professional experience
    • 4 year degree – Bachelors of Finance preferred
    • Financial modeling, market research and analysis, data management
    • Ability to communicate internally as well as externally with lenders and brokers
    • Above all, a go getter mentality and a positive attitude!

    Senior Tax Accountant

    • Location: Chicago , Illinois
    • Type: Direct Hire
    • Job #35924

    Overview

    SkyWater is currently partnering with a leading Real Estate Investment Management firm in the heart of The Loop, that’s in growth mode and looking to add a Lead Tax Accountant. In addition to exposure to leadership, strong career advancement and a tough to beat culture they take incredible care of their people – including 100% covered health insurance premiums and a generous compensation package. Our ideal background is someone with private equity/real estate industry experience or public accounting. This opportunity will be great for someone who is a natural leader and is looking to build upon those skills in a fast-paced environment. The company has an entrepreneurial spirit, a stunning office with beautiful views of the city, and a collaborative and creative work culture that enables innovation and high-level teamwork. From the moment you walk into their office you can feel their energy and how much they truly value their employees!

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • 4+ years of Accounting experience either in private equity/real estate or public accounting
    • Bachelors degree in Accounting
    • CPA
    • Technical skills and strong knowledge of US partnership and US foreign compliance
    • Excellent communication with internal and external key players

    Senior Accountant

    • Location: Chicago , Illinois
    • Type: Direct Hire
    • Job #35901

    Overview

    I am currently partnering with a Professional Services firm in the heart of downtown Chicago! This is a newly created Sr. Accountant position supporting the most valued part of their P&L so you’ll have a ton of exposure/visibility, where you are given the resources and tools to elevate your accounting career. A CPA is required for this role because they are looking at this person to grow beyond this role and join their Controller as a technical expert! They have a culture that knows how to have fun – annual retreat in Florida, plentiful of office events and happy hours, gracious PTO and cell phone stipend, etc. If you are a hard worker that won’t settle for mundane tasks and will roll up your sleeves to get into the weeds, then this could be the opportunity for you!

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • CPA required
    • Understanding of ASC 606 and GAAP
    • At least 2 busy seasons in public (2 years) and/or 4 years’ of industry experience (professional services preferred)
    • A go getter and positive attitude and great communication

     

    Finance Manager

    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Type: Direct Hire
    • Job #35874

    Our client is a fast growing, global PE owned company that has a newly created Manager need due to growth. In this role, you'll have the ability to drive change through process improvements, system implementation and work hand in hand with key executives and stakeholders. Lead budgeting, forecasting and work on integrating newly acquired businesses.

    Requirements:

    • 5-8+ years of experience
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
    • Strong communication skills and ability to influence change through analysis/facts
    • Willingness to dig into the details when needed due to entrepreneurial culture
    • Manufacturing experience strongly preferred

    Senior Accountant

    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Type: Direct Hire
    • Job #35811

    Overview

    SkyWater is currently partnering with a leading real estate investment management firm in the heart of The Loop, that’s in growth mode and looking to add a Senior Accountant. If you are someone who is looking to take their accounting career to the next level with some amazing employee perks and benefits, then this is the opportunity for you! Our ideal background my team is looking for is someone with real estate experience or with a financial services background. This opportunity will be great for someone who is a natural leader and is looking to build upon those skills in a fast paced environment. The company has an entrepreneurial spirit, a beautiful office, and a collaborative and creative work culture that enables innovation and high level teamwork. You’ll see firsthand from their energy and how much they truly value their employees! 

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • 2+ years of Accounting experience in real estate or financial services  
    • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
    • CPA is not required, but preferred
    • Previous fund accounting experience
    • Excellent communication with internal and external key players

    Assistant Controller

    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Type: Direct Hire
    • Job #35749

    We are working with a Fortune 500 in the suburbs of Chicago looking for a sharp technical accounting leader for a global Assistant Controller role. They are incredibly profitable, have great stock returns and poised to continue growth through organic and acquisitive needs. The ideal candidate will have worked in a decentralized environment and led initiatives to partner cross functionally and build teams.

    Requirements

    Must have Big 4 background and active CPA. Ideally candidate would be a heavy Senior Manager or Director currently in public accounting, a sitting Director of Technical Accounting/Reporting or a sitting Assistant Controller/Controller. 

    Manager Financial Reporting

    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Type: Direct Hire
    • Job #35696

    We are working with a well known global company right off the blue line in Chicago who have been aggressively growing, both organically and through acquisitions.

    We are looking for a strong accounting leader who can build relationships across different business lines, locally and internationally. You'll work on a lean team and be regularly exposed to executive leadership so if you're seeking a routine month-end close role this is NOT for you. If you thrive in an environment that fosters continual improvement, being an advisor to your business partners and working on enhancing controls and systems then this could be a good fit for you.

    Requirements:

    • Public accounting experience strongly preferred but not required
    • Ability to work on a lean team and take ownership/accountability on multiple projects
    • 5+ years’ experience, working on consolidations, intercompany eliminations and purchase accounting

    Senior Financial Analyst

    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Type: Direct Hire
    • Job #35671

    We are working with a well known, fast growing company in the west suburbs of Chicago (with an office DT for those that don't like doing a reverse commute) that has incredibly talented leadership across all levels and functions. This senior analyst role will focus on strategy and help build out a world class FP&A function so looking for someone strong in financial modeling, working cross functionally and willing to dig in and roll up their sleeves.

    Targeting someone with 4-6 years' experience working in a fast paced setting. Preferred experience in manufacturing/retail but not required.

    Associate/Manager

    • Location: Chicago
    • Type: Direct Hire
    • Job #35642

    We are partnering with a national consulting firm that has a large presence in Chicago and their Transaction Advisory (Due Diligence) team is expanding due to referrals and continued execution of deals.

    Their unique culture provides their team exposure to a wide variety of projects while maintaining a healthy work/life balance and competitive/above market pay. If you're currently in a similar role and enjoy the work but the travel is getting to you this could be a great transition.

    Required skills

    – MUST have transaction advisory experience

    – Team focused mentality and ability to work in a fast paced environment

    – Minimum 2 years experience and targeting Senior, Manager and Director level

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