Accounting Manager

Chicago White Sox

Application Deadline Ended

Apply by Ended 10/30/2023
Accounting Manager | Chicago White Sox

Accounting Manager

Chicago White Sox

Apply by Ended 10/30/2023

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Chicago, IL, USA

Industry Areas

Sport Finance

Job Type

 Job Description

The Chicago White Sox Accounting team is seeking an Accounting Manager. The ideal candidate should  be resourceful, detail oriented, adaptable, and a great team player. The candidate should have a thorough understanding of financial reporting and a willingness to learn about accounting for a professional sports team.

  • Oversee Accounts Payable process and supervise A/P staff
  • Perform monthly detailed review of balance sheet accounts, and manage month-end close process
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Manage annual financial statement audit by preparing reconciling worksheets and providing backup to auditors
  • Coordinate annual tax return process with external tax preparers, including preparing tax journal entries and supporting schedules
  • Manage, track, and accurately report on fixed assets and related depreciation
  • Support annual budgeting process and perform monthly review of budget to actual results
  • Assist in implementation of new accounting ERP
  • Responsible for other annual reporting, including, but not limited to census submissions, state and local tax reporting, etc.
  • Analyze financial information and perform ad hoc projects as necessary
  • Suggest ways to improve processes and increase efficiency
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain internal controls
  • Maintain expense reporting program and serve as key resource for employees throughout organization

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • A four-year undergraduate degree in accounting from an accredited university or college
  • 5+ years relevant experience with a mix of industry and public accounting a plus
  • CPA preferred
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and time management skills
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion on a daily basis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced Excel skills, Sage 500 and/or Netsuite experience a plus
  • Ability to work on site 5 days a week
  • Prior experience should include staff management, compilation of financial statements, general ledger accounting, balance sheet account reconciliation, and interaction with external auditors or participation on external audit engagements
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