Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #35476


Skywater is partnering with the Finance leader of a privately held, aviation and aerospace company that is experiencing tremendous growth, and therefore looking to bring on a Senior Financial Analyst. 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. This person will be responsible for analysis on: pricing, new opportunities, rolling financial plan, and variance reporting. The role offers a competitive salary, Class A office space, energetic leaders, and an opportunity to grow your skill set and overall career!

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration and 3-5 years of Financial Analysis experience
  • Experience with analysis and financial modeling of large data sets
  • Understanding of financial statements, discounted CF analysis, NPV

Manager Financial Reporting

  • Location: Chicago
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #35472

SkyWater is currently partnering with the Head of Reporting for a publicly traded REIT in the heart of DT Chicago to help them scale as they continue to grow. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a passion for real estate while working in an environment that empowers their people and has fun while doing it! They have a dynamic culture and growing steadily both organically and through acquisitions.

Desired Skills And Experience

  • 5-8+ years of Accounting/Finance experience
  • Demonstrated leadership and management experience
  • Big 4 and CPA highly preferred
  • Ability to navigate and be successful in a rapidly growing business
  • Strong technical aptitude

Thrives in a process improvement driven environment

Senior Fund Accountant

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #35447


Our client is a market leading Investment Management company who is looking for a senior accountant to join their sharp team. The peers to this role along with the manager and head of the group all come from Big 4 and have CPA's so you'll be surrounded by a tight knit group that considers themselves family.

If you are a team player, take great pride in your work and want to be in a positive environment where everyone helps each other out this could be a good fit. On top of that, this role works closely with the traders, operations and investment relations groups so you'll have a ton of variety and interactions. One of the coolest perks they have is they cater lunch EVERY day.

Required skill sets

  • 3-4+ years Big 4 public accounting (audit) experience
  • Team player and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in an environment that holds people accountable and relies on each other
  • CPA

Accounting Supervisor

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #35441


Skywater is currently partnering with the CFO of a high end, global, food manufacturing company in the Chicagoland area to hire an Accounting Supervisor.  This is an exciting time to join the company because they’ve been experiencing tremendous growth (over 1000% revenue growth since 2002); all organic.  In light of the growth they’ve been experiencing, their culture is fast paced, dynamic, and the sky is the limit in terms of career advancement.  This person will be involved in the month end close, cross functional special projects, and the implementation of their budget and forecast, all while overseeing a small team (no previous management experience required).  The position offers competitive compensation, flexible work schedules, and an opportunity to grow your skill set and overall career!

Desired Skills And Experience

  • 5+ years of Accounting experience and a degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Ability to navigate and be successful in a rapidly growing business
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred but not required


  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #35392

SkyWater is working with a prominent service organization where we've placed multiple people in their growing Chicago office located in the heart of the Loop. They have a brand new office and partner with Private Equity and Investment Banking leaders and expose their employees to M&A, carve outs, working capital analysis, due diligence and interim FP&A leadership roles.

They have a unique culture that promotes based on work performed, rather than years of experience, and hire incredibly sharp and motivated candidates so you'll be surrounded by those who want to win in a team focused environment.

This role is best for those who have public accounting audit experience or corporate finance backgrounds and enjoy the fast paced nature of their job and culture but wish to make more of an impact and add value. If you're interested in working with a best in class organization that prides themselves on developing talent while having fun and working as a team this could be a great opportunity for you.

Corporate Accounting Manager

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #35281

Accounting Leaders – this is a chance to join the leadership team alongside the best and brightest, within the Corporate function for a multi billion dollar organization, HQ'ed in downtown Chicago.  This organization is experiencing tremendous growth which is why the position is open. 

Senior Accountant

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #35254

Accountants with 2+ years of experience within Real Estate – this is your chance to join a fast growing, highly reputable organization downtown!

My client is a portfolio company of a multi-billion dollar publicly traded firm, located downtown, experiencing tremendous growth and therefore expanding their Finance organization!  They offer great visibility, an entrepreneurial culture, dynamic environment, and competitive compensation.

Senior Global Accountant

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #35184

Senior Accountants looking for a unique opportunity in downtown Chicago.

Our client is a privately held, $250M, global, Marketing organization that is extremely diverse in their service offerings.  They have a presence in manufacturing, marketing, data analytics, but are still specialized with multiple Fortune 100 clients.  This company’s culture, location, leadership, and benefits are incredible – summer hours, volunteer opportunities at work, and tons of PTO.  




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