Accounting Supervisor

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Salary
    USD110000 - USD130000 per annum
  • Expiry Date


  • Responsible for producing financial reports as well as analyzing data. Ability to turn around ad hoc analyses quickly while maintaining integrity and accuracy of data.
  • Develop and maintain Excel spreadsheets to prepare analyses and reports using advanced Excel functions.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement; provide information and recommendations to management and follow-through on solutions.
  • Review monthly exception reporting to ensure firm policies are being followed.
  • Participate in the firm-wide annual forecasting/budgeting process.
  • Perform monthly account review and variance analysis.
  • Review and analysis of general ledger transactions and accounts, using technical judgment to ensure financial transactions are properly recorded.
  • Responsible for staff development including review of work, training and coaching:
    • Supervise day to day activities of staff and Senior Accountants and ensure staff are fully utilized and workload is appropriately distributed;
    • Provide regular feedback to staff and actively engage in developing and managing their longer term growth;
    • Fully review staff work to provide error free work product to management;
    • Responsible for ensuring staff routinely meet deadlines;
    • Train staff on systems, policies and procedures; provide clarity and context on purpose of work and department/firm objectives;
    • Address issues and provide positive reinforcement through regular, direct feedback;
    • Provide regular feedback to manager on progress and development of staff;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and delegate appropriately to meet a variety of demands.
  • Flexibility to complete special projects.
  • Communicate effectively with other departments and outside parties.
  • Develop a strong understanding of Firm operations and the law firm industry.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience
  • Demonstrated technical and analytical skills within professional work history
  • CPA or candidate for CPA certification

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