We have a rare opportunity to help a company who recently filed their S-1 build out their accounting function! The 3 accounting leaders (Director and up) made Senior Manager in public accounting and are focused on bringing in top talent to help drive change and build processes. A couple nice things is that this is NOT a routine role and good for someone who doesn’t want to be given a checklist or tasks to complete but rather figure things out, improve and build process and work as a team to get things done.
We have a rare opportunity to help a company who recently filed their S-1 built out their accounting function! The 3 accounting leaders (Director and up) made Senior Manager in public accounting and are focused on bringing in top talent to help drive change and build processes. A couple nice things is that this is NOT a routine role and good for someone who doesn’t want to be given a checklist or tasks to complete but rather figure things out, improve and build process and work as a team to get things done.
In today's world it is more important than ever to work for a company that aligns with your values. We are proud to be representing a global industry leader in the heart of the city that puts their people first. They are philanthropic to the core and value work/life balance. So much so that even new employees of the company are eligible for a pension plan on day 1.
We are looking for a highly caffeinated public accountant (or sitting in an industry role today with public accounting roots) that wants to join an organization where they will be asked to be a forward looking thinker, improve processes and challenge the status quo to and partner cross functionally throughout the global enterprise.
This role will own ME close and general accounting and to be successful you must be resourceful with a high initiative, willing to learn the business (not just accounting) and take on new projects.
Must have at least 5 years experience with the ideal candidate having made Manager in public accounting. They know it is busy season now and are ok interviewing now knowing you may not be able to start until Spring.
Our client is a fast growing Technology organization located in the heart of the city looking for a candidate to work cross-functionally in an accounting / finance hybrid role.
The organization is a rapidly growing (40% YOY growth) and looking for a candidate to help aid in the scalability of the accounting and finance department. The role will be responsible for full-cycle revenue accounting, traditional FP&A responsibilities, and aiding on large scale projects.
- 2+ years of experience in either accounting, consulting, FP&A, or traditional financial analyst roles
- Ability to work cross-functionally and present to leaders throughout the organization
- Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
- Strong technology skills
Our client is an industry leading, high-growth PE backed company looking for a strong Senior Financial Analyst to buildout their corporate finance operation. This role will focus heavily on reporting, P&L ownership, and advanced data analytics/software implementation.
The ideal candidate will be a strategic, business partner with 3-5 year's FP&A experience looking for increased ownership/impact and an internal drive to "build."
- 3 plus years' FP&A experience
- Direct responsibility for a P&L and reporting
- Advanced modeling/data analytics skills
- BA in Finance/Accounting/Economic, MBA plus
We are partnering with one of Chicago's fastest growing companies located in the heart of the Loop within walking distance from the blue, red, orange, brown and pink lines. They had a record Q3 and Q4 in 2020 based on how they partnered with their clients during the pandemic and added over 100 national clients last year.
They hire energetic people who enjoy solving problems and working on mission critical projects for their clients. This is best suited for those in public accounting who enjoy the culture of their firm and ready to explore external options but don't know exactly what role they want next or for those in industry that are bored with mundane work and seek more challenge and higher profile projects – think due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting for global entities, month end close for complex transactions and other projects offering resume building blocks for continued career growth.
Also, if you've ever found yourself wanting a better work/life balance (or at least get compensated for the extra hours you put in), picking the amount of travel you do or don't do and not being specialized in any one industry or verticle then this could be a great fit for you.
Must have a strong foundation in public accounting, enjoy working cross functionally and able to effectively communicate with executive leaders.
Desired Skills and Experience
- 3-10+ years public accounting and/ or corporate accounting with public companies
- CPA preferred
- Proven track of career progression
- Enthusiastic attitude, ability to pivot and possess an entrepreneurial spirit!