Accounting Manager - Greater Chicago Area Remote

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Finance
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64247 Requisition #

Risk Placement Services, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest specialty wholesale insurance brokerage firms. We work with top-rated carriers to design robust coverage for our clients. Our employees are fueled by a culture built around teamwork, creativity and responsiveness.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Presents recommendations to management based on analysis completed personally or by others who the incumbent may supervise. 
  • Prepares at least one financial statement or public report (balance sheet, statement of cash flows, etc.). 
  • Responsible for most complex activities associated with general ledger, financial reports, and budget analysis.
  • Produces timely, accurate and reliable financial information, including preparation of P&L, balance sheets, and group consolidations.
  • May post accruals/prepayments, reconcile inter-company accounts, P&L and balance sheet accounts, manage & control the fixed asset register, capital expenditure controls & reporting, produce monthly consolidation reporting pack, produce statutory accounts, compute corporate tax (in conjunction with tax function) and/or analyze cost center reporting. 
  • Reviews the work of and trains (formally or informally) less senior staff on financial compliance issues. 
  • May supervise day-to-day work of lower level employees.
Required:
  • Bachelor's degree (Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration)
  • 5 or more years of related work experience required
  • Broad knowledge of accounting practices/principles and preparation of strategic recommendations to management
  • Proficiency in MS Excel application and functions 
Desired:
  • CPA, MBA or other financial certification  

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered.
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.
  • Unrestricted work authorization to work in the U.S. For U.S. employment opportunities, Risk Placement Services, Inc. hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H, or L visas), such as students in practical training status.  Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. RPS will require proof of work authorization.
  • Willing to execute RPS’ Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure. 

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RPS offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.


 

Risk Placement Services believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Risk Placement Services will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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