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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Downers Grove, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


We're seeking an Accounting Manager to work for a premier manufacturer in Downers Grove, IL. With us, it's all about finding the job that's just right.

  • Accounting and Office Manager
  • Salary: $60,000 – 75,000 based on experience
  • Location: Downers Grove – on site (Fridays are work from home)
  • Direct hire
  • Hours: semi-flexible (8-5 M-F standard)
Why you should apply to be an Accounting and Office Manager
• Work for a leading manufacturer in the industry
• Competitive salary and benefits package (BSBS insurance, 401 K program and match)
• Opportunity for growth and advancement within the company

What's a typical day as an Accounting and Office Manager
• Maintain all aspects of daily accounting for the company utilizing QuickBooks
• Oversee two direct reports including a Sr. Buyer and Shipping and Inventory Supervisor
• Managing all office and accounting operations including Billing, deposits, A/R, A/P, GL, journal entries, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
• Handling the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
• Preparing and publishing timely monthly financial statements
• Coordinating the preparation of regulatory reporting
• Researching technical accounting issues for compliance
•  Responsible for the month-end and year-end close process
• Ensuring quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
• Make recommendations on process improvements
• Managing and complying with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
• Developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
• Conducting analysis and working with the executive team to make future forecasts and report for board members and the ESOP team
• Managing and coordinating payroll requirements with 3rd party payroll company.
• Performing additional office duties as necessary

This job might be an outstanding fit if you:
• Are proficient in the use of MS Office and have a high level of knowledge in QuickBooks financial management software
• Have 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
• Experience working with a small company (5-10MM revenue preferably)
• Experience working with a manufacturer
• Have experience as an Accounting Manager, or similar relevant experience
• Have a BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field or equivalent education and experience
• Have expertise in the daily transactional accounting duties such as accounts payable, receivable, reconciliations, month end, journal entries etc as well as financial reporting
• Have thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
• Have experience with creating financial statements
• Have experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
• Have excellent accounting software user and administration skills

What happens next:
Once you apply, you'll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But don't worry—even if this position doesn't work out, you're still in our network. That means all of our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.

Helping you discover what's next in your career is what we're all about, so let's get to work. Apply to be an Accounting Manager/Controller today!

As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click here for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.

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About Kelly

Work changes everything. And at Kelly, we're obsessed with where it can take you. To us, it's about more than simply accepting your next job opportunity. It's the fuel that powers every next step of your life. It's the ripple effect that changes and improves everything for your family, your community, and the world. Which is why, here at Kelly, we are dedicated to providing you with limitless opportunities to enrich your life—just ask the 300,000 people we employ each year.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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