Accounting Manager

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Job ID#: 10131

Accounting Manager

Direct Hire; up to 100K 

60131 zip

**In-Office role – NOT remote


  • Handle/oversee accounting processes and ensure adherence to policies and procedures
  • Oversee AP, AR, GL and payroll to include job costing, journal entries, monthly reconciliations and cash management
  • Handle diverse human resources functions utilizing knowledge of Federal, State, and Municipal labor requirements
  • Prepare and review payroll for submission to payroll processing company
  • Set up out of state withholding accounts, applications for Foreign Domestic Corporation Status and Annual Reports
  • Record year end accruals according to GAAP
  • Ensure prompt and accurate month end and year end close processes
  • Prepare and provide outside auditors with financial date for annual audit
  • Prepare WIP and IDOT Prequal annually
  • Prepare reports for WC/GL insurance audit
  • Maintain fixed asset records
  • Handle annual review of insurance proposals
  • Ensure compliance with USDOL and IDOL requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar HIGHLY preferred  
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in construction accounting and leadership/supervisor
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of applicable laws
  • Technically skilled and savvy with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; Foundation software a PLUS
  • Strong communicator, team player, efficient, accurate, dependable and smart; self-starter with strong integrity and commitment to utilize discretion with confidential information

Other Info:

  • Benefits include health, 401K and PTO
  • Most recent team member retired/retiring 
  • Smaller office setting 
  • Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm (flexible)



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