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Accounting & Finance Assistant Manager

Chicago, Illinois
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
Now Hiring: Accounting & Finance Assistant Manager
Salary: $75-80k
Job Type: Full-time
Qualifications: 5+ years of experience in accounting or finance
Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field

This position is responsible to ensure compliance with US-GAAP and parent company policies for financial reporting purposes and federal, state, and local tax regulations for tax reporting purposes. Responsible for day to day book-keeping, payment activities, and period-end (monthly, quarterly, and annually) closing. Responsible for preparing and monitoring the budget. Responsible for providing support as necessary to other parties such as external auditors, consultants, parent company, and senior management.

Job duties:

Financial Reporting
o Manages monthly closing & consolidation procedures and performs various detailed analysis including budget to actual analysis.
o Manages to prepare consolidation reporting package for parent company and consolidated financial statements with appropriate footnote disclosures per US GAAP.
o Manages to perform intercompany invoicing & balance reconciliation with affiliates.
Budget & Forecast
o Manages to prepare the budget by coordinating with various departments and management to achieve financial KPI s and objectives.
o Leads & consolidates budget preparation process of affiliates & subsidiaries in US and Canada.
o Collaborates with external tax consultants and Accounting Manager to calculate income tax provision, set up income tax payments, and filing tax returns by mail or electronically.
o Prepares and provides necessary information needed for external tax consultants to calculate income tax estimated payment, prepare income tax returns and prepare advanced pricing agreement between US affiliates and parent company
General Accounting
o Establishes, maintains, and standardizes accounting policies and procedures for reliable and accurate financial reporting based on US GAAP, parent company requirements, federal, state, and local tax laws.
o Provides assistance with complex accounting transactions such as capital lease, fixed asset impairment, and retroactive price adjustments for management and affiliate s accounting departments by researching US-GAAP and establishing a template and schedule.
Financial Audit Support
o Provides necessary documents and supports for quarterly review, interim and year-end audit, and internal control audit performed by an external audit firm


Education Requirements
o Bachelor s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year college or university in Accounting or related field preferred.
Work Experience
o 5 years or more experience in accounting or finance with more than 2-3 years in a supervisory/leadership role ideally. Public accounting experience would be a plus.

Critical Competencies:

Strong communication, multi-tasking, organizational, leadership skills with common sense and business acumen.
Experience in either project management or staff management
Ability to work remotely & independently with minimal supervision
Fast learner with accuracy
Ability to work well under pressure
Strong IT & spreadsheet literacy

Supervisory Responsibilities:

One staff accountant
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  • Job Reference: 673993566-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Atwork
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent