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Accounting Manager-Internal Applicants Only

Company: Berlin Packaging
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Accounting Manager
The Accounting Manager at our corporate headquarters is a key role in our Finance team that helps our Company continue to drive improvement through organic and acquisitive growth.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-Day Accounting Activities: Responsible for journal entries, account analysis, ad-hoc analysis, preparation and review of account reconciliations, sub-ledger reconcilement, and all monthly closing activities including financial reporting.
  • Manage Commission Calculations: Responsible for maintaining the sales commission application and calculation, leading trainings around commissions, and communicating with sales personnel as necessary.
  • Leadership: Supervise the work of a small team of direct reports while also working cross functionally and cross borders to ensure adherence to corporate policy and best practices.
  • Process Redesign: Evaluate current processes and procedures with a lens toward streamlining cumbersome or manually intensive work; reallocate distribution of workload among team as needed.
  • Annual Audit: Participate in all facets of the annual audit.
  • Model the Berlin Values and serve as a champion for the Berlin Culture as defined in the employer and employee portions of the T-Chart.

    Qualified Professionals Will Possess:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and CPA required. (MBA a plus, but not required).
    • Minimum 5 years of increasingly relevant experience (Big 4 public accounting a plus, but not required).
    • Excellent knowledge of accounting, financial processes, internal controls, and Sarbanes-Oxley.
    • Proven technical accounting skills, outstanding leadership skills, and a strong process orientation.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills, with an ability to coach and mentor, while raising the performance bar for this small team.
    • Outstanding communicator; proven ability and desire to interface cross-functionally, and with outside service providers.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Working knowledge of accounting and financial software systems (PeopleSoft and OneStream a plus, but not required) and strong Excel and data management capabilities.
    • Detail and project oriented with the ability to juggle multiple priorities.

      Working Environment:
      Hybrid schedule at corporate office environment at headquarters in downtown Chicago
      Total Rewards:

      • FLSA Status: Exempt (Salary)
      • Bonus Eligible: Corporate Improshare
      • Bonus Eligible: WINGS


Keywords: Berlin Packaging, Chicago , Accounting Manager-Internal Applicants Only, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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