Manager of Financial Reporting

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #36737

Overview

We are partnering with a national, growing client in downtown Chicago who puts their people first and hires only the brightest and sharpest talent around! They invest so much into their people both professionally and personally, believe in balance and flexibility, all while rewarding their staff with big time incentives. They are hiring at all levels (Sr. up to Mgmt.) and looking for those with a strong foundation in public accounting, those who can work cross functionally and communicate at a high level with business and executive leaders. If you enjoy working on complex and high profile work with a rewarding and fun culture where you get paid for the amount of work you put in, and a place where they value what you want as an employee, then this could be an excellent opportunity to explore!

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 3-8 years public accounting and/ or corporate accounting with large public company
  • CPA preferred
  • Proven track of career progression
  • Communicates well at all levels, with internal and external stakeholders
  • Enthusiastic attitude, ability to pivot and possess an entrepreneurial spirit!

Content Marketing Manager

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #36679

SkyWater is working with a $2B global company in a Chicago suburb.  The Digital Content Manager is a newly created position as this company builds out its digital marketing team.  In this role, you’ll be part of a fast-moving team that will be accountable for all content marketing initiatives to drive web traffic, engagement, brand awareness, leads that deliver sales, and customer retention.  This role requires a brand publisher mindset: to create the content our audience is looking for and then optimize the path to conversion.

Digital Marketing Manager

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #36678

SkyWater is working with a $2B global company in a Chicago suburb.  The Digital Marketing Manager is a newly created position as this company builds out its digital marketing team.  In this role, you’ll be part of a fast-moving team that will lead the digital marketing vision, strategy, and execution to drive growth in digital presence and improve the digital customer experience.  You will own digital marketing initiatives, accelerate revenue growth, and coordinate/collaborate with all divisions of the organization to develop a world-class digital footprint.  You will lead external agencies and work closely with internal teams to build out customer experience, UX, mobile, international websites, SEO/SEM, and analytics.

Senior Manager – Technical Accounting

  • Location: Chicago
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #36653

SkyWater is working with a progressive Fortune 500 company in the Chicagoland area that offers a laid but, yet professional culture with highly motivated and sharp talent. They are an industry leader and have been around over 100 years. You will be responsible for leading a strong team, making process improvements and being involved in the strategy side of the business as you will partner cross functionally.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with high-level decisions about financial policy and strategy.
  • Work with world-class team as the majority of the team made Senior Manager in Big 4 or Tier 1 firms
  • Prepare financial and management reports.
  • Assure legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Provide documentation to external CPA firm 
  • Supervise team and make staffing recommendations.
  • Identify and address financial risks and opportunities for the company.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • CPA or MBA highly preferred
  • 8+ years of experience
  • Big 4 highly preferred but not required
  • Experience in identifying and implementing new processes/procedures.
  • Experience with manufacturing, preferably on a global scale
  • Ability and willingness to dig into details as required.

Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #36593

One of our best Chicago clients is looking to add to their team and has 2 newly created positions for a financial analyst and senior financial analyst. This will be a strategic focused business unit finance role and report to a dynamic finance leader known for building and developing people into finance leaders. If you're willing to work hard and love learning while getting exposure to Presidents and CEO's of business units then this would be an excellent opportunity. 

Required Experience:

– 2-8 years' experience with financial analysis, new product development and partnering with business leaders
– Finance or Accounting degree (Masters/MBA preferred)
– Inquisitive and investigative by nature and always wants to learn new things
– Ability to work in dynamic, fast faced environments and meet deadlines without excuse
– Team player, collaborative and constant drive to improve process/drive change

Controller

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #36515

We are working with a fast growing CPG company that is gaining market share in protein snacks and has passionate leadership and team members that are fueling this mission. If you're someone who enjoys an entrepreneurial company where you can build/create and add value while leveraging your strong accounting skills this could be for you.

Located in the heart of the Loop you'll be responsible for owning the entire accounting function and be in charge of recruiting for your staff on day 1!

Requirements:

– 8-10+ years' experience with an active CPA

– Ability to close the books, roll up your sleeves and be a player/coach

– CPG industry experience strongly preferred but not required

– Experience working in smaller company environments and building/creating framework and process

 

Manager SEC Reporting

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #36383

SkyWater is working on an exciting Manager of SEC reporting with a global manufacturing company. This company is an industry leader and has been around over 100 years. This individual will be responsible for leading a small team, making process improvements and being involved in the strategy side of the business as you will partner cross functionally.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with high-level decisions about financial policy and strategy.
  • Work with world-class team as the majority of the team made Senior Manager in Big 4 or Tier 1 firms
  • Prepare financial and management reports.
  • Assure legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Provide documentation to external CPA firm 
  • Supervise team and make staffing recommendations.
  • Identify and address financial risks and opportunities for the company.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • CPA or MBA highly preferred
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Big 4 highly preferred but not required
  • Experience in identifying and implementing new processes/procedures.
  • Experience with manufacturing, preferably on a global scale
  • Ability and willingness to dig into details as required.

Senior Accountant

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #36121

We have a client looking to hire a senior accountant that will have FP&A responsibility in additonal to ME close and is located in the heart of the Loop. They are an industry leading $250M global company in high growth mode.

To be considered, you MUST have a public accounting background as the entire team has a Big 4 or mid size public accounting background. (They can delay the start until after busy season).

You'll report to a sharp Controller who empowers their team to bring ideas to the table, improve processes and put their own stamp on the role. This is a feeder to bigger roles as several of the directors were in this exact position.

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