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Senior Manager, Financial Accounting

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #994
  • Salary: $180,000

Senior Manager, Financial Accounting


ORGANIZATION: Large Multinational U.S. Based Law Firm

BENEFITS: Base salary to $210K, commensurate with experience and Well Paid Bonus. All Medical, Dental Vision Coverage; Generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Transit; All firm Amenities and additional benefits discussed in your welcome package during onboarding.


  • Guide general ledger accounting and operations
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of accounting transactions
  • Manage Firm chart of accounts
  • Lead monthly and annual accounting close process
  • Manage all financial reporting related to the global firm’s annual financial statements
  • Lead the accounting team in the Firm’s annual external financial statement audits
  • Oversee accounting operations and external audits for the Firm’s Investment Partnerships
  • Manage fixed asset accounting and reporting
  • Provide guidance regarding accounting policy 
  • Manage and develop direct reports
  • Develop and lead change management efforts
  • Align accounting processes with strategic initiatives


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required; CPA designation required
  • 8+ years of relevant accounting experience required
  • 5+ years of experience managing people required; proven change management skills
  • Prior tenure in public accounting or other professional services company is highly desired
  • Working knowledge of MS Office with emphasis on Word and Excel
  • PowerBI, Tableau, OneStream or Elite 3E experience is a plus
  • Perform all job duties with a commitment to providing superior service to clients and attorneys while producing a high quality work product
  • Able to multitask and prioritize tasks
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to work effectively within a team environment, as well as independently