Accounting Consultant

    • Job Tracking ID: Miller Cooper
    • Job Location: Chicago or Deerfield, IL
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 25, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Largest Independent Accounting Firm in the Chicagoland Market!

Organic Growth…. Ever-Evolving, Full Service Accounting Firm….Collaborative Environment…..THE PEOPLE!

These are just a few examples of what makes Miller Cooper different from other accounting firms! As we approach our 100-year anniversary, Miller Cooper continues to adapt to our clients’ needs which gives our employees the opportunity for personal and professional growth.


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Our Client Accounting Services Department (CAS) is seeking accountants at all levels!


Why Consider Us!

  • Exposure to many clients’ month end close process, accounting issues and accounting staff (VARIETY KEEPS YOU FEELING CHALLENGED AND LEADS TO PERSONAL GROWTH
  • Not assigned to a specific industry (GENERAL INDUSTRY EXPOSURE)
  • Check out for list of industries we service!
  • Service various client needs in an interim accountant/controller/CFO capacity (CHALLENGING WORK AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES)
  • Promotions based on individual performance NOT on a limited number of openings (CULTIVATING A NON-COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT - WE’RE IN IT TOGETHER!)
  • FLEXIBLE full time or part-time position
  • Downtown Chicago or Deerfield office (YOUR CHOICE!)

General Responsibilities:

  • Assist, direct, monitor and execute the daily accounting functions of our clients, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and inventory accounting in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems.
  • Managing cash flow and preparing budgets and forecasts
  • Perform/orchestrate month end closings.
  • Prepare / review financial statements and reporting package, including P&L, balance sheet and cash flow. Investigate variances and trends.
  • Monthly bank reporting/credit compliance.
  • Coordinate financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
  • Commute to clients’ office as needed.


Experience and Skills:

Education, Experience, Competencies:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years of experience in a accountant/controller/CFO role or public accounting, specifically with an audit or client accounting background
  • CPA required (for Manager candidates)
  • Proficient in QuickBooks, Quicken, Word, Excel
  • Experience supervising and mentoring staff (for Manager candidates)
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Analytical, problem solving abilities
  • Flexibility to adapt to new situations
  • Ability to prioritize effectively
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, team environment