Accounting Manager Consultant

$50 - $60 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance, Executive Search

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:In Office

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [In Office]

Job ID:131464

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Job Description

Are you a seasoned accounting whiz who thrives in a fast-paced, guest-centric environment? LaSalle has partnered with a dynamic hospitality management company overseeing a portfolio of vibrant hotels and resorts and we're seeking an Accounting Manager Consultant to join their dynamic team at one of their Gold Coast locations in Chicago!  


We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Accounting Manager Consultant to join their vibrant team in Chicago. You will play a key role in overseeing all aspects of their financial operations, with a focus on driving efficiency and accuracy through the Sage Intacct platform. As a Sage Intacct expert, you will be responsible for setting up, configuring and optimizing the system to meet their unique needs, while ensuring adherence to GAAP principles and internal controls. 


Accounting Manager Consultant Responsibilities: 

  • Lead the day-to-day accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and payroll 

  • Manage the implementation, customization and optimization of Sage Intacct, ensuring it aligns with their accounting processes and workflows 

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, reports and analyses for internal and external stakeholders 

  • Oversee month-end close processes and ensure timely and accurate completion 

  • Manage and reconcile bank accounts, petty cash and other financial assets 

  • Develop and implement internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with financial regulations 

  • Mentor and train accounting staff on Sage Intacct and accounting best practices 

  • Identify and implement opportunities for improving accounting processes and systems 

  • Partner with other departments to ensure accurate and efficient financial reporting 


Accounting Manager Consultant Requirements: 

  • Extensive experience with Sage Intacct, including configuration, customization and reporting 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required 

  • 5+ years of experience in a managerial accounting role 

  • Strong understanding of GAAP principles and internal controls 

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment 

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Excel 


If you are looking for a new job in the new year, please apply for this Accounting Manager Consultant role today! 


Thank you,  

Allee Struve  

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.