Accounting Manager

$120,000 - $140,000 yearly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:131417

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Job Description

Our client, a leading technology and security solutions firm, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Accounting Manager to join their rapidly growing team. Headquartered in downtown Chicago near Union Station, they have a significant presence across the Midwest and are at the forefront of innovation in the technology & security industry. 


As an Accounting Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the finance team, overseeing a group of 3-4 accounting professionals. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker who will drive process improvements to enhance overall efficiency in the department. The base salary for this position is $120,000-140,000 with a competitive bonus structure. 


Accounting Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Lead and manage a team of 3-4 accounting professionals, providing guidance and support for day-to-day operations 

  • Oversee the monthly financial close process, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance with accounting standards 

  • Drive process improvements to enhance efficiency and effectiveness within the accounting function 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide financial insights and support decision-making 

  • Develop and maintain strong internal controls to safeguard company assets 

  • Prepare and review financial statements, ensuring accuracy and timely reporting 

  • Stay abreast of accounting regulations and changes, implementing necessary updates to policies and procedures 


Accounting Manager Requirements: 

  • CPA certification REQUIRED 

  • 5+ years of progressive experience, with a proven track record of leadership 

  • Experience managing and developing a team of accounting professionals 

  • Self-motivated and able to take on a project, build a plan, and execute  

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills 


If you are interested in this Accounting Manager position and qualify per the above requirements, please apply today! 


Thank you, 

Anastasia Athas 
Associate Principal, Accounting & Finance 
LaSalle Network 

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

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.