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Accounting Manager

Chicago, IL 6000

Posted: 10/07/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 517725 Pay Rate: 130,000 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


The Accounting Manager participates in the monthly financial close process, prepares reports to communicate the results to the leadership team. Oversight of annual budgeting and planning process; Analyze and present timely, accurate reports on the company’s results.



  • Intercompany accounts recharges and reconciliation
  • Analyze consolidated financial packages and analysis financial reports by monthly
  • Prepare Consolidated budget and forecast
  • Lead continuous improvement on financial reporting process
  • Conduct financial system implementation and improvements
  • Evaluate the financial system data to ensure the accuracy and properly posted to the book
  • Assist in equity financing and employee stock option tasks
  • Coordinate external financial audit and review the related documents
  • Reviews branch office and subsidiaries accounting transactions
  • Prepare the transaction guidance of finance department for each site to follow
  • Cost accounting and inventory reconciliation
  • Assist in Budget preparation.
  • Assist in monthly forecast and full year forecast with comparisons to budget
  • Supervision of accounting staff


  • Assist on the Board and shareholder meetings materials preparation
  • Execute ad hoc projects and create new policy and procedures as needed
  • In close cooperation with supervisor performs the following activities:
  • Perform special projects and ad-hoc analysis for management
  • Support to Corporate Controller for specific projects as needed



Education and Experience:
  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance with minimum of 5 years experiences
  • CPA/MBA preferred


Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Strong understanding of accounting theory and/or US GAAP
  • Public/Private experience in a publicly held company preferred
  • Experience with the pharmaceutical industry or other life science businesses highly preferred
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Adapt to new situations and work in a fast-paced environment and instill a sense of urgency
  • Problem solving and handle stress effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and computer skills
  • Experienced in ERP and financial system
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