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  • Rosemont, Illinois,   The Senior Corporate Accountant is responsible for corporate accounting responsibilities with GL monthly close, GL reconciliation, and assisting with quarterly and annual financial reporting. The role works out of our Global HQ in Rosemont, IL and reports directly to the Senior Manager of Financial Accounting. Essential Functions Perform financial analysis and report metrics Prepare monthly journal entries to P&L and Balance Sheet accounts to ensure proper and accurate recording of business activity Perform approved maintenance on the chart of accounts Act as custodian of fixed asset records; ensuring that items are reported and depreciated in compliance with the company’s capitalization policy Prepare monthly reconciliation and analysis of general ledger accounts Improve/create account reconciliation schedules to support and analyze ledger balances Streamline journal entry preparation/process to permit a quicker monthly close Assist Accounts Payable in the approval of general ledger coding of non- purchase order invoices and review purchase orders for proper classification Prepare intra-company invoices and reconcile balances with overseas counterparts, which requires investigation and correction of any discrepancies or unusual activity Assist with standing up the processes to support accounting for payroll Calculate health care medical claim lag accrual Record debt issuance, interest accrual and amortization of financing fees Record, calculate workers compensation accrual Calculate engineering royalties and prepare earn out schedules to facilitate timely payment Assist in the documentation and monitoring of Sarbanes Oxley processes and controls Interact with auditors in the examination of financial and tax related data, reports, and forms Assist in completing year-end schedules for the Financial Reporting Group and Tax Department Work on cross-functional teams to improve processes and results Interact with independent and government auditors in examination of financial and tax related data       Knowledge, Skills and Abilities A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA and/or MBA preferred At least 2 years of experience in public accounting Experience in payroll accounting Technical savvy; proficiency using Microsoft Suite (e.g. Excel and Word) is necessary Demonstrated track record of process improvement A desire to learn, a strong intellectual curiosity, and an infectious positive attitude Strong written and verbal communication skills Excellent customer service, time management, interpersonal and analytical skills with a proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work efficiently in a fast- paced environment Strong decision making, organizational and creative problem-solving skills with the ability to overcome unforeseen obstacles Oracle knowledge a plus
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma,   Are you interested in joining a team of dynamic professionals dedicated to remarkable customer service? At HoganTaylor, we are committed to our clients and also to the career development of each person on our team. We are currently seeking an experienced tax professional to join our team.  Job Summary:  Effectively work with tax team to provide quality tax services to clients in various industries, including manufacturing, oil and gas, insurance, health care, wholesale/distribution, financial institution, governmental and nonprofit companies.   Actively maintains the firm’s core values HT3 and service standards. Demonstrate a focused knowledge and understanding of individual, partnership, corporate and fiduciary income tax areas Lead projects to obtain a general knowledge and understanding of estate, gift, nonprofit and pension tax areas Complete various tasks associated with income tax planning, research technical tax issues and assist with other business consulting projects Demonstrate the capacity to apply most general tax rules and concepts Participate in various projects to determine areas of interest for possible niche development Hone tax research and planning skills, including the ability to identify, analyze and articulate problems and opportunities, and propose solutions as a client advocate Effectively communicate results, both internally and externally on project and client information Understand client objectives and maximize the value of the service we provide with respect to attaining those objectives Manage client contacts and assist in the communication process for tax clients Preparation of complex tax returns Supervise and train staff and interns as requested, including (i.e. workflow on returns for less complex clients, use of systems, and internal processes and procedures) Review less complex tax returns Maintain understanding of all relevant computer software applications and how they might best be used to promote efficient use of time Obtain understanding of the economics of job performance by reviewing and working within the Firm operation, budget and billing constraints Attendance and participation in tax training as determined by management Participation in professional and business organizations as requested Participation in client development and marketing efforts as requested Adhere to the Firm’s quality control standards QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college Compliance to the 150 hour rule and/or a CPA Minimum of two (2) years public accounting experience Working knowledge of GAAP and OCBOA Strong technical, research, organizational and analytical skills Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and other software applications Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to meet deadlines   PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job the employee will regularly be required to sit, stand, reach, walk, drive, kneel, crouch, crawl and lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Commensurate with experience
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, Position Summary   GHR’s investment function is in a formative stage of its development, having been recently established within the Foundation in 2017.  Having completed the process of consolidating the Foundation’s assets under the oversight of its own investment team, GHR’s investment office is now fully focused on developing and executing upon a successful long-term investment strategy consistent with the organization’s mandate to provide charitable funds in perpetuity.  This environment should present the successful candidate with a unique opportunity for professional growth in the form of direct involvement in the design, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of critical investment office data and analytics infrastructure as well as in providing assistance to the investment team’s sourcing, due diligence, and ongoing monitoring of new and existing investment strategies.  The Investment Analyst will join GHR’s three-person investment team managing an endowment-style portfolio invested across public and private traditional and alternative investment strategies.  The investment office deploys capital primarily through investment funds/portfolios managed by external managers but also has the flexibility to pursue direct investment opportunities such as co-investments.  The portfolio is and will remain equity-biased, but the successful candidate will bring experience working with, or will demonstrate the capacity to develop a working knowledge of, a broad range of asset classes including fixed income and real estate. The Investment Analyst will be expected to support a variety of investment and operational functions within GHR’s investment department and the successful candidate will demonstrate proficiency in investment performance calculation and attribution concepts, past experience using and/or implementing investment risk and performance analytics systems, and the intellectual capacity to create novel solutions to complex investment problems.  At the outset, the Investment Analyst will be heavily involved in supporting the investment office’s implementation of a robust investment risk and performance analytics platform.  The Investment Analyst will also have primary responsibility for the ongoing maintenance of this platform once implemented, serving as the team’s subject matter expert for investment portfolio performance reporting and analysis and the management and oversight of the investment department’s external and internal relationships related to investment operations.    Critical to the Investment Analyst’s success will be the ability to ensure accurate, high quality output from an investment reporting system in addition to the ability to communicate the implications of that output into informative, actionable investment insights.  The Investment Analyst role should also provide the successful candidate with direct exposure to the investment department’s investment sourcing and due diligence activity, particularly with respect to the analysis of new and existing investment strategies’ performance and risk.  While the Investment Analyst’s primary role will be to serve as the investment department’s subject matter expert on investment risk and performance analytics, engagement in the underwriting and monitoring of investment strategies could increase over time as the investment office’s systems infrastructure implementation and automation opportunities are achieved.  The Investment Analyst will report to GHR’s Investment Director and collaborate with the Chief Investment Officer and Investment Analyst     Primary Responsibilities    Assist in the implementation of an enhanced investment risk and performance analytics platform including direct involvement evaluating existing vendor relationships and onboarding of new vendors Manage external vendor relationships related to GHR’s investment operations and due diligence infrastructure including GHR’s custodial bank, performance and analytics provider, and manager and benchmark database providers Provide oversight to GHR’s external service providers involved in investment reporting and data management, including reconciliation of investment accounting and performance data between investment managers, custodial bank, and portfolio reporting system Liaise with GHR’s grants management, finance and accounting, and investment departments to support internal GHR processes including financial reporting, cash management, and budget forecasting Assist in the creation of presentation materials for GHR’s Investment Committee and Board of Directors Prepare monthly flash reports on investment performance and allocation for the internal management team and quarterly reports for the investment committee to aid in evaluating investment results and the portfolio’s risks and exposures Help maintain documents and investment department research output in an easily accessible manner Support the investment team’s sourcing and due diligence of new and existing investment strategies Travel to attend manager meetings and industry conferences, as appropriate   Qualifications   Candidates for consideration should be motivated self-starters possessing the following: Strong interpersonal skills including an affinity for teamwork, learning through networking, and developing relationships Willingness to bring a high-energy focus and dedicated effort to producing work of the highest quality and accuracy for the investment department, investment committee, and board A sincere interest in the non-profit sector Respect for the importance of a diverse and inclusive anti-racist work environment A passion for investing Honesty, integrity, and sense of financial stewardship   In addition, the successful candidate will meet the following qualifications: Undergraduate degree with a record of academic achievement. Preference will be given to candidates with progress toward relevant industry designations or certificates, including the CFA and/or CIPM designations. 0 – 3 years relevant professional experience preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with prior direct experience in investment management, investment performance measurement, investment operations, and/or investment consulting.  Excellent organizational, problem solving, mathematical, interpersonal, and communication (oral and written) skills. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated project management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines.  Strong technical skills, including adept proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, including Microsoft Excel, and investment portfolio performance and analytics software such as Solovis, Novus, Bloomberg and/or similar software. Eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship. Willingness to travel domestically and abroad as needed, approximately 15%.   Working Conditions This is a typical office environment in which employees use office equipment like personal computers, copiers, telephones; stand or sit at a desk for long periods of time (2-3) hours; may need to lift and move documents and supplies (not to exceed 25 lbs.); and bend to file or retrieve documents. Occasional domestic and international travel may be required. GHR Foundation places a high priority on the health and safety of its employees, guests, external partners and broader community.  In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, GHR management made the determination to transition to a remote work environment.  The Foundation intends to reopen its physical office when it is deemed safe to do so.  However, given the evolving health situation, the Foundation is not able to provide specific guidance on when its office will reopen, and it is possible that the successful candidate will work remotely for an extended period. GHR is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected by state or local law for an individual who falls within the jurisdiction of such law. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. To Apply Send resume and cover letter to jlynch@ghrfoundation.org  and reference Job #NABA813. Application review and interview process will begin by September 11, 2020.   
  • Cincinnati, Ohio, WHO IS AMERICAN MODERN American Modern®, a division of Munich Re, provides market insurance solutions for customers who need coverage not readily found in the general insurance market.  With close to 50 years of experience in the manufactured housing insurance sector, the company delivers specialized products and services for residential property and the recreational market and is widely recognized as a leader in this “specialty market.”  American Modern® protects classic cars, motorcycles, ATVs, boats, yachts, and snowmobiles. The Financial Compliance Audit Lead (Audit Lead) is responsible for designing and implementing the organization’s Specialty Clients (SC) Partner audit program to help drive strategic objectives with the business.  The Audit Lead ensures audits are completed objectively, professionally, and in accordance with corporate and industry audit standards.  The audits will include internal controls over financial reporting, including applicable Entity Level Controls (ELC) and IT General Controls (ITGC).   The person in this position will drive group discussions on the state of the control environment, status updates and to offer suggestions on quality improvement, scope refinement, risk assessment strategies, and continuous process improvement within the SC and MARSOX groups.   Additionally, the Audit Lead provides support for the financial processes by acting as a quality control mechanism for internal SC financial compliance activities. This includes enhancing/maintaining the end to end mapping of SC processes; executing and/or reviewing internal SC control testing, identifying control gaps and works to support financial compliance remediation plans.   Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following: Leads identifying and analyzing the inherent financial and operational risks in the agent’s business. Defines and develops the audit scope based on the agent’s identified financial risks.   Develops and builds the audit plan on a risk-based approach.  Ensure the audit plan design includes a comprehensive and practical audit coverage considering degree of risk, significance and audit frequency of the audit area. Works with internal management in order to gain understanding of the agent’s processes.  Ensures documentation for all material processes are developed, reviewed and updated periodically.   Ensures the effectiveness of internal controls in compliance with corporate objectives and government standards such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and/or the Model Audit Rule (Annual Financial Reporting Model Audit Rule. Leads, implements and executes partner audits from beginning to end (audit lifecycle) to include understanding horizontal and vertical impacts across the entire partner organization (i.e. ability to cross matrix). Leading fieldwork and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit status Completing audit processes and documenting higher-risk areas Constantly developing your understanding of current processes and sharing your knowledge with the broader team Completes documentation including testing templates, working papers, and accumulation of evidential matter in accordance with established audit standards. Establishes and documents agreement with management by working through audit issues. Offers value-added recommendations to management regarding internal control testing results. Collaborates with Financial/Operational auditors to align testing results Identifies, documents and develops recommendations for control deficiencies. Develops tools and processes to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of audit activities. Demonstrating a balanced approach to execution, including a determined effort to support innovation and business enablement, as well as making sure that appropriate synergies are realized without unnecessary business distraction. Engaging agents and providing authoritative advice and professionalism throughout the audits Executes and/or reviews internal MAR/SOX and applicable ELC and ITGC control testing associated with the agent’s business in accordance with established auditing standards. Understanding our agents’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible. Builds and develops relationships both internally within Audit and externally with agents and control partners to help drive strategic objectives with the business. Ensures engagements are completed objectively, professionally, and in accordance with corporate and industry audit standards. The Audit Lead may work with and or/coordinate with external auditors/regulatory agencies to complete or provide required audit documentation.    *Note: This position can be fully remote for the right candidate.*   Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS, Computer Science or related field, required CISA, CPA or CIA designation, highly preferred Understanding of Statutory Accounting Practices (STAT) with in-depth knowledge of primary property & casualty insurance is required.  Industry certifications/designations are preferred (e.g. ARM, MCM, CCEP, CIA, SCLA, CPCU, etc.) Understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), preferred Five or more years of financial statement audit experience with emphasis on compliance and controls including development and testing of internal risks and controls; preferably Big 4 accounting firm experience Experience leading the planning, execution and reporting on SOC and IT audits is preferred Proven project management skills Experience with work optimization processes.    
  • Chicago, Illinois, The Company: Salesberry Group is a financial and operations firm serving clients as a part-time finance team or as short-term consultants to launch new programs or initiatives. Our client base is primarily non-profit organizations working in the progressive political arena as well as for-profit companies with an element of social impact.   The Position : We’re looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to assist clients with their financial and operational needs - from budgeting, forecasting, detailed accounting, and other analysis and projects as needed.   Preferred Requirements: 7-10 years of accounting experience or a master's degree in accounting (or similar field). CPA preferred. Experience with QuickBooks Online. Extensive experience in Microsoft Excel. A desire to support progressive organizations and their missions.   Responsibilities: Provide accounting assistance for various clients. Help oversee client bookkeeping processes, including bill pay, account reconciliations, expense support documentation, and payroll processing. Assist clients with budgeting and cash-flow forecasting. Prepare monthly and ad hoc reports, journal entries, and statements for clients by collecting data, analyzing data, information, and trends. Other various administrative tasks as assigned.   The Location: While Salesberry Group’s clients are located throughout the country, our central office is in downtown Chicago. However, this position can be remote and we're open to candidates outside of Chicago.   Compensation and Benefits: This is a full-time position with a salary of $70,000 annually. 3 weeks of PTO. Salesberry Group contributes monthly to Medical ($250), Dental ($25), and Vision (full cost) policies for employees only. Employees can add dependents at their own cost. 3 weeks of PTO. Salesberry Group contributes monthly to Medical ($250), Dental ($25), and Vision (full cost) policies for employees only. Employees can add dependents at their own cost.
  • St. Louis, Missouri, Job Description Position Title:  Fiscal Control Director  Payroll/Personnel Type:  12 Month  Reports to :  Chief Financial Officer    Position Summary:   Senior financial administrator with outstanding technical, leadership and communication skills, including the fortitude to impose and maintain accounting and fiscal controls. Plans, develops, implements and administers effective procedures for the accounting and controls of the fiscal resources of the St. Louis Public Schools.    Essential Functions:   ·          Plans, organizes and maintains a system of general and subsidiary accounts for all financial transactions of the St. Louis Public Schools   ·          Provide direct supervision, training and evaluation of the staff in the financial accounting, accounts payable, internal auditing and fixed asset departments   ·          Oversees the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)   ·          Oversees and prepares the schedules for the Annual Secretary of the Board Report (ASBR)  ·          Review all district financial reports submitted to local, state, and federal granting agencies  ·          Responsible for year-end closing activities   ·          Serve as liaison to external auditors  ·          Provide opportunities for professional development and cross-training for staff to enable timely and efficient support services to all district-wide operations   ·          Prepares monthly and periodic financial reports for presentation at Board meetings   ·          Ensures the maintenance of accounting records including supervising the posting and balancing of the district’s ledgers; financial statements and other related reports   ·          Develops accounting policies and procedures; ensures adherence to generally accepted accounting practices and principles (GAAP), local and state fiscal regulations and policies and procedures of the State Education Department   ·          Supervises and participates in design and installation of new and revised accounting and auditing procedures, systems, and controls and coordinates such work with Technology Division   ·          Participates in the annual budget development process  ·          Performs other related work and assigned    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :  ·          Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills  ·          Strong quantitative and analytical skills   ·          Understanding of public-school finance and related school law   ·          Must have solid knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)   ·          Ability to organize and prioritize work for accurate and timely completion   ·          Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships   ·          Must be able to exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in planning and directing a large fiscal operation   ·          Able to demonstrate personal integrity and financial expertise to ensure the security and integrity of the District’s financial records   ·          Ability to negotiate, on behalf of the District, with outside parties   ·          Strong skills in presenting and interacting with the media, executives, Board members and other officials    Experience :   ·          A seasoned senior finance administrator with a minimum of 5 years of accounting in a public entity that has a minimum of $300 million operating budget    Education:   ·          Master’s Degree (required)  ·          CPA (preferred)   Physical Requirements :   ·          Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle  ·          Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body  ·          Light work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree    Working Conditions and Environment :  ·          Work is routinely performed in a typical interior/office environment  ·          Very limited or no exposure to physical risk    Disclaimer:     The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.   Benefits SLPS believes in taking care of its employees. We offer a fully-insured health care plan along with some amazing perks! Here are some of the highlights of our benefits plan and perks, but you'll want to check out  www.slps.org/careers  for all of the details.   ·          Fully-paid health insurance for self ·          $30,000 of tuition reimbursement (certificated staff) ·          $40,000 group term life insurance ·          Eligibility for federal loan forgiveness programs ·          Pension plan ·          Robust wellness programs   Please note benefit and perk eligibility may vary by employee status, employment date, and job classification. Additional Questions The following questions will be part of this job application. Those marked with an asterisk will be required to submit your application. Are you eligible to work in the United States? Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense other than a minor traffic violation? If you have been convicted of a criminal offense other than a minor traffic violation, please explain why and provide dates in your explanation. Please Note: A conviction will not necessarily bar you from employment. Facts, such as date of occurrence and rehabilitation, will be considered. This information will be used only for job-related purposes and only to the extent permitted by applicable law. Have you ever had any indicated finding of child abuse filed in your name? If you answered yes to findings of child abuse, please explain and provide dates in your explanation. Does your name appear on any Sex Offender Database in any state or country? Are you currently under contract? If you are currently under contract, with which district are you under contract? If you are under contract, when does the contract expire? Have you obtained tenure status in any other school district? If you have obtained tenure, where and when did you obtain tenure? Have you ever been denied tenure? Have you ever had a teaching certificate or teaching license revoked or suspended? Have you ever failed to be rehired, been asked to resign a position, resigned to avoid termination, or been terminated from employment? If you have ever failed to be rehired, been asked to resign from a position, resigned to avoid termination, or been terminated from employment, please explain. Applicant's Acknowledgment and Agreement: By checking the "yes" box below, candidate authorizes the school district to conduct an investigation of candidate pursuant to Missouri State Statutes to determine whether candidate has been convicted of any criminal or drug offenses as set forth in such statute, and, upon request, agrees to execute an investigation authorization form as a condition for candidate's employment. District policy also stipulates that the School District perform a check on the Statewide Sex Offender Database. Candidate may not be employed unless such investigations have been initiated. I certify that the information given by me in this application is true in all respects, and I agree that if the information given is found to be false in any way, it shall be considered sufficient cause for denial of employment or discharge. I authorize the use of any information in the application to verify my statement, and I authorize past employers, all references and any other person to answer all questions asked concerning my ability, character, reputation, and previous employment record. I release all such persons from any liability or damages on account of having furnished such information. Equal Opportunity Employer: St. Louis Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Louis Public Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. St. Louis Public Schools has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Department of Human Resources. Please note: Applicants are not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records. By checking the “yes” box below, candidate acknowledges understanding and acceptance of the above statements. If you are a relative of any board member, administrator, or supervisor currently serving the School District, please list their name(s), position(s), and your relationship(s). Why are you interested in this position with St. Louis Public Schools? Attachments The following attachments will be part of this job application. Those marked with an asterisk will be required to submit your application. Cover Letter - "Please ensure your cover letter is tailored specifically to your interest in this role at SLPS." Full Time
  • St. Cloud, Minnesota, Job Summary The Director of Finance is a member of the leadership team of the SCSU Foundation. This position is responsible for developing and implementing current and long term strategies that strengthen and support the Foundation’s mission.  The Director of Finance will work directly with the SCSU Foundation Board of Trustees on significant matters pertaining to investment policy, management and oversight of current and endowed funds and will also regularly present financial plans and recommendations to the Board.  This position will independently lead and consult with the external accounting firm to execute the annual audited financial statement and 990.  The Director of Finance will utilize a process of continuous improvement to strengthen the customer experience of Foundation constituent groups, and will independently direct all accounting and finance functions of the SCSU Foundation, maintaining financial records and fiscal controls for the Foundation and the Alumni Association.  This position will oversee the processing of contributions to and disbursements from 700+ individual Foundation funds.  In addition, this position is responsible for summarizing, analyzing, and reporting the financial activities of the Foundation and the Alumni Association to internal and external audiences, including the annual audit and financial statement preparation.  The Director of Finance coordinates with offices at St. Cloud State University on all policies, procedures and programs that have an effect on the financial operation of the Foundation.    Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field 5 Years Accounting Experience Extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles  Extensive knowledge of non-profit accounting, auditing and reporting requirements Knowledge of accounting related laws and statutes Ability to develop and implement procedures that increase efficiency and effectiveness Ability to analyze and interpret complex fiscal data and transactions Excellent customer service and communication skills(verbal and non-verbal) Ability to effectively multi-task Expertise using all Microsoft Office applications Ability to work effectively with a diverse clientele Strong communications skills – an ability to use numbers to tell a story Preferred Qualifications CPA Accounting Experience in a non-profit organization Experience and knowledge of higher education fundraising Experience using fundraising and non-profit accounting software   Apply online: : https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/            Job ID: 41117
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, Ingredient and Stunt Puppy are owned by the same parent company. They share one payroll and HR function. About Ingredient Ingredient champions food companies that nourish communities and the world. We blend strategy, insight, and exceptional creative to craft celebrations of food and food culture that create profitable connections between our clients and their consumers. About Stunt Puppy Stunt Puppy designs, manufactures and sells gear for active dogs and their owners. Over 90% of its products are manufactured with its own employees and machines right in Minneapolis. Flexibility, customization and outstanding service have made the brand of dog-lovers all over the country. At Ingredient and Stunt Puppy, we believe that eliminating systemic inequality and injustice towards underrepresented groups can only be attained when all aspects of our society are brought to bear: public, private, and personal. As part of our ongoing commitment to being a positive force for change, we encourage people from the LGBTQ and/or BIPOC communities, people with disabilities, and anyone from any marginalized group to apply for this position. Position: .8 FTE Benefits: Paid time off and holidays, retirement plan, health and dental insurance, flexible spending account, and long-term disability insurance The Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.  This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation (AP, AR, Billing), financial reporting, HR, utilization, profitability and the budget and forecast activities.  This position is .8 FTE (4 days/week) and will report to the Executive Group. Responsibilities and Duties Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure. Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close. Ensure the monthly and quarterly compliance and insurance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner. Completes A/P, A/R, Billing process Reconcile sales from Stunt Puppy’s ecommerce site (Shopify) to Quick Books Online. Manages budget and forecasting activities and reports regularly to company management. Collaborates with company leadership to support overall goals and objectives. Works with leadership on developing profitability and utilization methodology and tracking. Responds to inquiries from the Executive Group relating to financial results and special reporting requests. Assists in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the company. Manages in-house Human Resources activities including: Staff on-boarding and off-boarding I-9 W-2 IRA/401K Health and Dental Long-term Disability COBRA Additional company policies Benefits Management Lead renewal and implementation efforts Ongoing benefit management and updates (ACH, Deductions, etc) Vendor management: (HealthPartners, Guardian, Winter & Associates, Benefit Extras) 401-K administration PTO and Family Leave Administration Minimum Requirements Education BA/BS in Accounting Technical Skills/Prior Experience Four to seven years prior experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area, including public accounting. Experience working in an advertising/marketing company or professional services firm is preferred. Must be computer proficient and able to thrive in a fast pace setting. Experience with QuickBooks preferred. Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.
  • Itasca, Illinois, The nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, The American Academy of Pediatrics, seeks an organized and diligent individual to process and manage state sales tax and fixed assets accounting functions; analyze and reconcile assigned general ledger accounts and resolve all variances; and process miscellaneous daily cash and other accounting duties as assigned. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in accounting required. 2-3 years related accounting experience required; including some sales tax return preparation. Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, organizational, critical thinking, and analytical skills required. Strong technical acumen essential, with proficiency in MS Office and various accounting and sales tax software systems required, experience with Vertex sales and use tax software and Acumatica financial software preferred. Must be able to maintain a high level of accuracy, secure confidential information, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, meet tight deadlines, take initiative, work both independently, and as part of a team, and be able to research technical tax issues and analyze and interpret data. Some evening and weekend work may be required, particularly around month and year-end close. To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.   The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.   Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.    
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, POSITION SUMMARY: Manage team of professionals responsible for a plant's and distribution warehouse's financial accounting, reporting, analysis, and control. Develop and implement business strategies, objectives, and operating plans for the plant and the distribution warehouse. Act as a business partner to the plant manager. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for product cost development and analysis. This includes comparison to plan and forecast, for both plant and distribution warehouse results. Encourages and supports collaboration across departments. Willingly embraces change throughout the organization, and supports the changes within the team and across functions. Ensures that the plant and warehouse are in compliance with company policy (FICAP), US GAAP and statutory requirements (if applicable). Responsible for the accuracy of the plant's and warehouse's financial statements. Responsible for maintaining and educating the organization regarding internal controls. Responsible for driving Sarbanes Oxley and helping institutionalize a robust internal control/environment Build a high performance team by selecting talented people, developing and exporting them to key roles in the organization. Maintain the inventory control systems to provide an accurate accounting of on hand inventory. Oversee the physical inventory process and reconciliation MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE NECESSARY:  5 - 10 years We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Strong Excel, Oracle, PowerPoint, and Hyperion skills Solid knowledge of general accounting, with the ability to interpret and administer accounting policies Advanced modeling skills and knowledge of Lean concepts Experience in planning, forecasting and budget development Strong decision-making skills Ability to work well in a matrix environment and cross functionally Strong relationship management and negotiation skills Internal audit/SOX/internal controls experience Cost accounting expertise Ability to motivate and lead in a dynamic fast-pace environment We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.