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Accounting Supervisor
Glenview, IL

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700 million dollar manufacturer- Division of a Fortune 500 company seeks an Accounting Supervisor.  This company prefers to promote people from within every 2 years.


Accounting Supervisor

The Accounting Supervisor manages a team consisting of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable team members and supports their responsibilities as necessary in close partnership with the Accounting Manager and the Division Controllers.  A critical requirement of this role is the ability to effectively work cross-functionally.

·       Manage the receivables and payables accounting team members for a division with a high volume of customer and vendor transactions.

·       Oversee month-end close procedures and execution around accounts receivable and accounts payable procedures including providing insights into DSO metrics, Past Due Aging, and bad debt reserves.

·       Analyze AR and AP aging reports and provide weekly/monthly/adhoc reporting and other key Financial metrics to management.

·       Eliminate complexity and improve profitability of the company. Drive efficiencies and automation of processes by analyzing current practices and recommending and implementing changes

·       Critical partner in ERP & Concur Invoice Management and will play a critical role in the implementation of all future business systems and process documentation

·       Support and oversee payroll and other Finance admin functions

·       Ensure accurate and timely reporting of business and financial information in compliance with policies and GAAP. Develop and maintain financial accounting and reporting processes that exceed audit requirements

·       Identify, lead and develop talent to maximize individual, team and organizational effectiveness in meeting company goals

·       Coordinate the completion of requests from other divisions, corporate functions, vendors and/or customers



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 3+ years of accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Prior direct management experience is valued
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, presentation skills and interpersonal skills who can relate to all people at all levels
  • Must be able to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required
  • Excellent time management, prioritization abilities with streamlining/simplification mindset, and strong project management skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of ERP systems and Advanced MS Excel skill

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