Accounting Manager

$50 - $60 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Oak Brook, Illinois
Job ID: 135013
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Are you ready to sharpen your pencil and join a leading education company as their Accounting Manager?  LaSalle Network has partnered with a well-established education organization in the western suburbs of Chicago. This organization works tirelessly to bring high quality education to grade levels K-12. They are committed to creating a better future and are seeking a dedicated Accounting Manager to help them make a lasting difference and a positive impact on society.

This position will be a hybrid role at their office in Oak Brook, and compensation will be between $50-55/hour for this temporary Accounting Manager role.

Accounting Manager Responsibilities:  
  • Develop and oversee accounting policies, procedures and personnel
  • Perform all accounting functions, including recording transactions and journal entries, reconciling asset and liability accounts, manage the month-end close process and financial statement preparation
  • Establish capitalization policy and process, record fixed asset additions and deletions, and work with 3rd party CPA firm on depreciation records
  • Ensure consistent and accurate GL coding
  • Assist in the annual budgeting process and contribute to monthly forecasting activities
  • Special projects and additional duties as needed or assigned

Accounting Manager Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field; master's degree a plus
  • CPA certification is preferred
  • 6+ years of experience, with progressive roles in accounting, 2+ years in a managerial role
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, regulations and financial reporting; tax understanding a plus
  • Strong process improvement background with a history of implementing successful process changes
  • Exceptional leadership, organizational and multitasking skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Must be able to work independently and meet tight deadlines 

If you are a motivated and strategic professional with a passion for transforming processes and driving operational efficiency, please apply today. 
Thank you,  

Andrea Cipolla
Recruiting Lead – Management Resources
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. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here