Accountant

    • Job Tracking ID: MCC - CAS
    • Job Location: Deerfield or Chicago, IL
      Chicago, IL 60606
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 05, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

ATTENTION: CFO / Controllers / Accounting Mangers!

Are you a seasoned professional who is tired of the same month-end close, the same accounting issues and the same accounting staff to manage year after year? 

We have the solution for you!  Join our expanding Client Accounting Services team and revitalize your career with Miller Cooper & Co., LTD., a public accounting firm serving entrepreneurial, middle market businesses. We are the 11th largest firm in Chicago and we are currently seeking a Client Accounting Services professional to perform accounting services for our clients in a Controller/CFO capacity.

The challenge and variety of your assignments will be just the boost you need to remain engaged and excited about your accounting career! We offer a choice of two offices and the flexibility of full or part-time positions. 

If you wish you were more excited about going to work every day, please respond – we would love to talk with you.

Responsibilities might include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct, monitor and execute the daily accounting functions of the company, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and inventory accounting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Develop and implement best practices in accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Prepare / review financial statements and reporting package, including P&L, balance sheet and cash flow. Investigate variances and trends.
  • Perform/orchestrate month end closings.
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems.
  • Knowledge of basic legal concepts/contracts.
  • Monthly bank reporting/credit compliance.
  • Coordinate financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
  • Oversee the HR function.

Experience and Skills:

 

Background and Required Experience:

  • BA degree in Accounting (preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in a controller/CFO role or public accounting, specifically with an audit or client accounting background
  • Experience with accounting for inventory (preferred)
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks, Quicken, Word, Excel

 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Proven leadership experience in managing a team
  • Detail oriented yet able to see the big picture and able to work independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Highly motivated and willing to take initiative
  • Willingness to travel to clients

 

Benefits

Miller Cooper offers a competitive salary with exceptional benefits in a professional atmosphere.