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Accounting Manager
Deerfield, IL

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Direct Hire

$95,000 - $125,000 / yr

Our mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably. Our employees are focused on safe and reliable operations, environmental stewardship, and disciplined capital and corporate management. By joining our team, you will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work and you’ll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas.  You’ll take pride in working for a company that lives its values and where you can be yourself at work, as part of an authentic team that encourages you to share your views and opinions.  Our manufacturing complexes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, an unparalleled storage, transportation and distribution network in North America, and logistics capabilities enabling a global reach underpin our strategy to leverage our unique capabilities to accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy.


Finance & Accounting

Job Summary:

The incumbent will supervise, review, and coordinate the preparation of monthly payroll & payroll added cost entries, SG&A accruals, account and bank account reconciliations and related management reports. Trains, develops and appraises staff of 2 in order to maintain a high level of work efficiency, competency and flexibility.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

Matrix Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, guidance, coaching, and process oversight for corporate accounting  
  • Provides direction to individuals regarding their role and responsibilities to help meet the overall Company objectives, along with the role the department has in fulfilling corporate goals 
  • Empower and promotes the proper level of responsibility and authority for others to learn, grow into new responsibilities and make the proper decisions to obtain the overall department objectives
  • Demonstrates the highest level of integrity and trust in all aspects of the job by working continually towards self-development, staying abreast of all current information and technology, and be knowledgeable with FASB & AICPA governing bodies affecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliance Promotes the corporate controller’s group by developing strong relationships between department members and other  departments through a high degree of communication across management
  • Promotes the matrix organizational structure with direct reports and encourages cross involvement between people and groups

General Accounting

  • Responsible for coordinating and reviewing journal entries and account analysis; along with coordinating maintenance and control procedures for the general ledger system 
  • Coordinates and reviews analyses and exhibits for the financial statement commentary package
  • Coordinates and reviews preparation and issuance of various reports to management 

Other Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and reviews special projects, providing assistance where necessary
  • Coordinates year-end audit closing schedules and monitors progress
  • Initiates, researches and documents improvements to current methods and procedures
  • Promotes greater analyses skills across the finance team
  • Initiates, researches and documents improvements to current methods and procedures
  • Performs or directs the performance of special projects as assigned
  • With approval, investigates and implements process changes to promote internal controls to efficiently process department transactions and other responsibilities

Staff Supervision and Development

  • Plans, coordinates and reviews work assignments
  • Identifies training needs and provides resources to meet these needs

Internal Controls

Establishes and implements processes and procedures to meet departmental internal controls requirements.  Ensures that established processes/procedures are followed as designed.  Works with Internal Controls Department to identify deficiencies in existing processes/procedures, the need for new ones, and the extent to which such processes/procedures are being followed.  Develops and implements corrective actions with regard to department internal controls as necessary.

Successful incumbents will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Accounting or equivalent
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum 5 to 8 years of accounting experience
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and administrative skills
  • PC literate within a Windows environment with excellent knowledge of Microsoft applications; knowledge of SAP preferred

Position Scope/Contribution:

The General Accounting Department is responsible for the preparation and issuance of ’ consolidated financial statements and handling financial inquiries from other individuals/departments.  Extensive contact exists with various Corporate and plant personnel.  The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that General Accounting performs these functions with accuracy and efficiency.

What We Offer:

You’ll enjoy competitive compensation, consisting of base pay plus an incentive program available to all full-time employees, and a comprehensive benefits package including high-quality healthcare options, a well-being incentive program, 401k, pension, life and disability insurance, generous time off (with time off to volunteer) and much more! Additionally, we offer several Flexible Work Arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance.


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