accounting | Director of Accounting & Tax in Chicago, IL

Director of Accounting & Tax

  • Robert Half International
  • 3511 W 64th Pl
  • Chicago, IL 60629
  • Full-Time

The employer operates in the SAAS Industry.
  • Lead and manage all accounting, close/consolidations and tax compliance
  • Oversee and manage G/L accounting and the chart of accounts to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the financial operations they support
  • Provide leadership to the corporate accounting team
  • Collaborate with accounting operations and finance teams on projects
  • Manage external financial audit process and engagement
  • Organize and manage all monthly and year-end financial reporting closings
  • Manage the tax function along with tax providers
  • Support our compliance team for regulatory filings
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and the adoption of new accounting rules
  • Be responsible for Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Intangibles and T E
  • Manage cash flow projections and bank reconciliations
  • Assist with the internal audit performed by our parent company and implement recommendations

  • Highest standards of ethics, accuracy and precision, highly organized
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
  • Demonstrated ability to roll up sleeves and work with team members
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • 10+ years of experience in accounting and tax
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Previous experience in a technology or service company
  • Experience using a G/L SaaS tool (ideally Sage Intacct)