Accounting & Finance Manager

Deal Genius
19 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
About Deal Genius:Deal Genius is a well established e–commerce company based in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood, employing about 50 hard–working, creative individuals. Job Purpose: The Finance Manager is responsible for all areas relating to accounting and finance functions, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, working capital management, and maintaining a strong internal control structure – robust accounting background strongly preferred. This individual will analyze financial activities and provide analytical input and recommend process improvements to enable the company's leaders to make sound business decisions and meet the company's objectives. These are not the only requirements and functions of the position but aim to provide and idea of the breadth and scope of the position.You'll work closely with a diverse and talented team in a fun–loving environment where everyone is invested in each other's success. Responsibilities/Duties:Manage month–end and year–end closing process, reporting and analysis tasks to ensure results are properly reported and controls are maintained Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and financial internal controlsManage the monthly forecasting cycles and annual planning, including operating plan preparation, modeling, variance analysis, review and presentationPerform decision–supporting analysis of company initiatives, such as new business lines, pricing strategies and directional project spendPartner with operational teams to problem solve operational/financial challenges, prepare business case modeling, and create value added analysisInfluence operating decisions through insightful interpretation and analysis of strategic business decisionsPerform statistical research and analysis for benchmarking, analysis, and planning purposesDevelop financial management mechanisms that minimize financial riskProvide ad–hoc reporting as neededManage company–wide payroll procedures and administration. Skills/Qualifications: High level of attention to detail and ability to work independentlySeasoned business/strategy perspective and professional maturitySolid quantitative, written and presentation skillsResults–driven personality eager to partner with management to organize, plan and achieve company goals.Comfortable with thinking outside the box and challenging the status quo to deliver results Strong Microsoft Office skills is requiredAbility to lift up to 25 poundsEducation/Training:Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline, CPA/CFA or MBA preferred5+ years of experience in financial analysis and/or accounting

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