Business and Financial Operations Manager
Company: Confidential Company
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Rapidly growing accounting & bookkeeping firm headquartered in
Naperville IL is looking for an executive team member with
experience in Accounting and Business management to support the CEO
and oversee company operations.
Our firm has 7 offices throughout the US, including 2 recently
acquired. The firm will continue to grow nationally in the next
year and will require more executive level staff to support
This position will assist the CEO in a multitude of tasks, some
working directly with and alongside the executive team, with
company employees, and working independently.
This individual will be exposed to all department operations and
will be expected to identify areas that require improvement and
implement those improvements with staff. Candidate will be expected
to manage employees, monitor work, and ensure that all locations
are operating cohesively and efficiently. The position will also be
required to monitor and track workflow and workload within the firm
and ensure that all work is completed in each department and
location in addition to monitoring the company's finances.
This is a full time position plus some. Some weeks are expected to
exceed 50 hours and travel will be required. However, this position
is considered to have a 'homebase' in the Chicago/Naperville area
with a main office location in Naperville.
Specific job responsibilities will vary widely from day-to-day and
week to week as the firm grows, however will become more routine as
operations are streamlined and acquisitions are completed.
Examples of expected tasks are as follows:
Advise, implement and train offices & employees on the company's
operating software (training on the software will be provided, this
is a user friendly, modern web based operating software that most
are able to learn and use with ease)
Coordinate and evaluate software used across offices - monitor
useage, costs, effectiveness
Intake and manage HR related issues - mostly related to
compensation, pay, attendance, vacation, training, and benefits
Attending to high level customer service issues or advising local
staff on how to handle problems
Overseeing new client set up and account maintenance - especially
during the onboarding period (will coordinate with the marketing
Assisting with marketing initiatives
Overseeing employee and location communications - company
newsletters, announcements, training opportunities
Identifying areas of improvement within staff and securing training
or other support for the lacking areas
Assisting with company accounting - preparing budgets and reports
for the CEO; reviewing profitability of departments, employees and
teams; Monitor and review company billings and AR for each office;
review monthly expenses and other impact to profitability
Assisting with the preparation of investor reporting and
Employee evaluations and reviews
However, this list is not static and because our environment is
dynamic, new issues and problems will frequently arise and will
require the individual in this position to be able to switch gears
and reprioritize based on the needs of the firm.
Our main business is client service. We are committed to providing
a high level of service and support to our clients. This means that
candidates -must be willing to go the "extra mile" to keep clients
happy and make sure clients are satisfied by employee work. Our
clients demand and we expect that our people be hard-working,
conscientious, communicative and attentive to details. This
position requires an individual that can adhere to these principles
and enforce these values throughout daily operations with
Compensation will be based upon education and work experience - the
salary listed is a starting consideration. We understand that this
is a demanding position that requires a smart and tenacious person.
Because we are a relatively small company we cannot offer a high
level executive salary that larger firms can offer, however; the
starting salary will be compensated with the opportunity to earn
meaningful equity in the firm over a 3-5 year period. We consider
this position not to be just a job but a real opportunity for an
individual that is ready to take on a high level job that will
result in long term equity, not just a high starting salary.
Potential candidates must have accounting experience and a 4-year
College degree. CPA's preferred but not required.
Experience with Microsoft office (i.e.,Word and Excel), good
communication skills, and the ability to learn and take direction
are all a must.
All interested candidates should reply to this position via email
with a resume, which should include a phone number and personal
email at which you can be reached.
***Please note that all potential candidates must complete a full
job application, undergo a background check, provide references and
complete a short test on accounting knowledge ***
Keywords: Confidential Company, Naperville , Business and Financial Operations Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Naperville, Illinois
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