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Interim Accounting Manager

Date Posted: 4/4/2024

Job #1630791
Roselle, Illinois

We have partnered with our client in the Facilities Services industry in their search for an Interim Accounting Manager. Please note, this role is 100% on-site during month-end close. The company has multiple locations and 6 ledgers, actively growing through M&A. This position will be responsible for handling the General Ledger Accounting for a $200M+ BU of a $650M+ business. 


Accounting and Reporting Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for overseeing the Month End Close Process, ensuring accuracy and timeliness. This includes project review, preparation/review of month-end journals, account reconciliations, variance analysis, and reporting.
  • Supervise all general ledger and fixed asset activities, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of transactions and compliance with internal policies.
  • Contribute to the analysis of business performance and variance analysis.
  • Identify and develop process improvements to enhance the efficiency of financial reporting.
  • Participate in the annual audits of the BU.
Internal Control Management:
  • Review, document, implement, and communicate the enforcement of correct and appropriate accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls in alignment with GAAP standards.
  • Drive enhancements to financial and operational controls within the context of a business that offers both repair and maintenance services utilizing work tickets and design/build project services employing percentage of completion (POC) accounting principles.
Ad-hoc Requirements:
  • Offer support to the business for any ad-hoc reporting or requests, which may encompass areas such as system implementation/enhancements, ad-hoc business analysis/modeling, and local tax reporting and compliance.

Skills Required

  • Extensive experience with heavy balance sheet reconciliations, bank reconciliations, heavy G/L accounting including intercompany knowledge. This is a working manager role, will review other Accountants’ work and roll up sleeves to assist with the grunt work.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective stakeholder partner who will leverage an understanding of the business to provide meaningful support
  • Drive a continuous improvement approach
  • Strong communicator, who embraces change and operates effectively within a decentralized reporting environment that is undergoing change   
  • Advanced Excel

Education & Work Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance and a CPA License (preferred)
  • 5+ years in accounting experience with 2+ years in a leadership position
  • Public accounting or experience working in a private equity owned company preferred
  • Experience in a multi-project-based company, preferably in Construction, Engineering, or other project-based industry experience
  • Experience and demonstrated understanding of percentage of completion accounting (POC preferred)
  • Experience with M&A, Due Diligence and Integration in an acquisition environment preferred; or similar demonstrated process improvement and change management experience
  • Systems savvy with implementation experience and proficiency preferred
  • Proficiency in G/L and reporting tools preferred

Interim Accounting Manager 

Roselle, IL

Facilities Services

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