Interim Accounting Manager

$50 - $60 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Des Plaines, Illinois
Job ID: 135983
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a dynamic and innovative company within the Healthcare Products space. They are focused on revolutionizing the way people experience health. Located in Des Plaines, IL they pride themselves on their commitment to excellence, creativity and pushing the boundaries of innovation. They are seeking a skilled Interim Accounting Manager to oversee their accounting operations. The Interim Accounting Manager would report directly into the Controller.

As the Interim Accounting Manager, you will play a crucial role in managing and maintaining our client’s financial records, ensuring accuracy, compliance and efficiency in their accounting processes. You will lead a team of accounting professionals and collaborate closely with cross-functional departments to support strategic initiatives and achieve our organizational goals. This is anticipated to be a six-month engagement with the possibility of an extension. 

Interim Accounting Manager Responsibilities:

  • Delegate, review and approve work of two staff accountants and two senior accountants
  • Develop and maintain financial reporting processes to provide timely and accurate financial information to management and stakeholders
  • Monitor key financial metrics and provide insights to support decision-making
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and accounting standards
  • Establish and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and mitigate financial risks
  • Coordinate with external auditors and tax advisors during audits and tax filings
  • Supervise and mentor accounting staff, providing guidance, training and performance feedback
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, accountability and continuous improvement within the accounting team
  • Identify opportunities to streamline accounting processes and enhance efficiency through automation and technology solutions
  • Implement best practices and standardized procedures to optimize financial operations

Interim Accounting Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA certification preferred
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in accounting, with at least two years in a supervisory role
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, financial reporting and internal controls
  • Proficiency in mid-range accounting software (ideally SAGE but open to NetSuite, SAP, or similar) and Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively

If you are interested in being a part of a collaborative team dedicated to driving innovation and making a difference, please apply 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.