Accounting Manager

Full-Time Position In Skokie, Illinois (HQ)

Controller/Accounting Manager

Reporting directly to our CFO, our next Controller/Accounting Manager should have prior experience with DELTEK as well as having worked in a professional services company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing all accounting functions including but not limited to monthly close of the general ledger, producing monthly financial statements, key financial reports and analysis, corporate audits, tax reporting, project cost accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll;
  • Manage and oversee the reconciliation of general ledger accounts;
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses in accordance with applicable governmental laws, ordinances, policies and regulations;
  • Follow established accounting procedures to process complex accounting transactions such as GL journal entries and fixed asset accounting;
  • Review contracts and related documentation to ensure accurate and consistent invoicing;
  • Manage annual budgeting process, including preparation of work papers and system loading;
  • Manage preparation of monthly financial performance reports for the Operating Groups and Corporate;
  • Manage and organize work papers and other documents required for annual financial audits and tax reporting;
  • Establish expectations, provide feedback and directly supervise the Accounting department staff;
  • Develop and implement accounting policies and procedures of accounting systems, budgeting and financial report preparation;
  • Communicate with and earn respect of internal and external clients and vendors in order to effectively provide and obtain needed financial information;
  • Produce routine and ad hoc accounting reports using standard and non-standard criteria;
  • Review complex data for exceptions, errors and omissions; follow up to correct as needed;
  • Monitor and revise work system and job processes to improve effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Review, recommend and implement changes to improve use and utility of financial systems;
  • Direct work of outside consultants when needed for financial system improvements;
  • Maintain ethical standards and use sound judgment to benefit CTLGroup and its customers;
  • Make recommendations to CFO on financial, accounting, tax, and audit matters.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with CPA
  • Minimum of 8+ years of accounting experience (Public and Private Company)
  • Managed a staff
  • Experience serving as strategic partner to operations teams
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite and Deltek Vision / Vantage Point.
  • Strong Business Analysis, Decision support Skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Strong attention to detail and proficient time management.


Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Advanced Degree, such as an MBA;
  • A/E/C experience;
  • CPA license.


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