Accounting Consultant

Chicago, IL | Job ID: 61382

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Job Description

LaSalle Network has partnered with a global, multi-billion-dollar Food Sciences company that is seeking a Transaction Manager to join their team. The Transaction Manager will sit at their corporate headquarters in the heart of the Chicago Loop and will be responsible for all accounting operations for this business unit, work directly with their executive leadership team, and provide strategy for process improvement.  

Transaction Manager Responsibilities: 

Oversee and manage the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to: accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, inventory management, fixed assets and taxes 

Prepare, review, and analyze financial statements 

Assure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing disciplines of internal audits, controls and checks across all departments. 

Assess current practices and procedures. Make recommendations for improvements. 

Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training, and maintaining strong employee relationships 

Work with external auditors to ensure correct and timely closing and reporting at year-end 

Keeping up with any tax handling/reporting 

Transaction Manager Requirements: 

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance 

5+ years of progressive accounting experience 

Thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) 

Supervisory experience required 

Excellent verbal and written communication abilities across all level of an organization 

Strong leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results 

Knowledge of employee relationship building and performance management techniques 

Transaction Manager Qualifications:  

Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous 

Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture 

Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction 



If you are interested in the Transaction Manager opportunity, please apply today! 

Ali Altmann 

Sr. Project Manager  


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.  

LaSalle Network is Chicago's leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. Specializing in technology, accounting and finance, administrative, call center, human resources, marketing, and executive search, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has served over 2,500 clients and placed over 25,000 candidates in temporary, temporary to permanent and permanent positions.