Job #: 3250
Title: Accounting Manager
Job Location: Glenview, Illinois - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO


Job description

Accounting Manager

 Large, growing distribution company is looking for an accounting manager in their Glenview, IL facility. Great company culture, fast paced, room for advancement and excellent salary/bonus.





Responsibilities Include

  • Manage month end close, quarter end, and year-end process for US and Canada to ensure financial statement accuracy and integrity.
  • Prepare and review monthly account reconciliations and ensure discrepancies are reconciled.
  • Complete month end variance analysis along with budget/forecast/estimates for US and Canada HQ Locations.
  • Maintain current internal controls in addition to provide recommendation for new controls as needed.
  • Maintain direct relationship with Anixter’s external auditors, as well as, considerable interaction with internal customers at all levels of the organization.
  • Work on ad hoc analysis and special projects which are an essential component of the position.
  • Minimal travel may be required.



  • The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with 8+ years of accounting and finance experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience is required.
  • Proven track record of mentoring, motivating, coaching, and developing staff.
  • Ability to understand and how transactions flow through systems as well as their financial impact.
  • Assertive self-starter that drives for results along with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
  • Creative and innovative approach to solving problems with proven leadership skills to make sound decisions.
  • Excellent organization, communication, analytical and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Proficiency in Excel ( complex spreadsheets) is required.
  • Experience in Essbase ( or comparable reporting tool), PeopleSoft ( or comparable ERP systems), Microsoft Access is a plus.


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