Finance Manager in Westmont, IL

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Real Estate & Construction   •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

What this job involves:

  • Oversee month-end and year-end close activities and ensure integrity and accuracy of reported results and reconciliation with client billing.
  • Provide leadership for the annual budget and quarterly forecast processes and serve as key contact for site operations personnel.
  • Issue monthly financial package and performance metrics to appropriate account and client personnel on a timely and accurate basis.
  • ​Function as a resource to facility/project teams and client to ensure understanding and adherence to key procedures and processes.
  • Maintain working knowledge of, and ensure compliance with, Master Services Agreement (MSA) and any relevant amendments or appendices.
  • Have a comprehensive technical and functional understanding of all finance and accounting systems & processes. Identify process improvement opportunities and implement new planning & reporting tools.
  • Review all interfaces to client's systems (where required) and proper reconciliations.
  • Develop and maintain all necessary systems and accounting processes and controls.
  • Manage the training, development and workload of planning & reporting team staff.
  • Oversee project billing process and ensure proper calculation, invoicing and recognition of costs and related revenues/fees on a timely basis.
  • Identify and implement process re-engineering opportunities.
  • Corporate finance management including: annual and periodic budgeting for the JLL P&L for the assignment, monitoring accuracy of JLL income statement, monitoring corporate receivables, and quarterly revenue attestation.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP, JLL Internal Audit and Client Accounting Services SSAE16 internal review standards.
  • Provide controls for scope change process and ensure that budgets and savings targets are accurately revised to reflect approved scope changes.
  • Work with Sourcing and site operations teams to set budget targets and identify cost reduction opportunities as necessary to achieve savings targets.
  • Special projects and other functions as required by manager or client.

Sound like you? Before you apply it's worth knowing what we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 4-6 years of relevant work experience
  • MBA and management/supervisory experience preferred
  • CPA desired
  • Strong accounting skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. Experience with E1 General Ledger system is a plus
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills to internal and external parties
  • Demonstrated consistency in values, principles and work ethic
  • Understanding of and commitment to client service
  • A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment