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Self-Motivated, Operations Accounting Manager

Job Title
Self-Motivated, Operations Accounting Manager
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Near Darien,  IL
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Company Information:

  • Office located near Darien, IL 
  • 40+ years’ history of extensive growth and financial stability
  • $70m+ annual revenues
  • Privately owned and operated – experts in various specialty contracting services 
  • Nationwide customer base with strong expansion opportunities
  • Excellent reputation for integrity and quality construction services 

What the Company Offers You:

  • Report directly to the Vice President, Finance
  • Tight-knit group of core employees - most with 10-20 years’ tenure
  • Exceptional leadership team
  • High-impact accounting role with direct oversight of project financials
  • Autonomy and flexibility to perform your role
  • Family-oriented culture with emphasis on integrity and respect
  • Medical premiums covered 100% for individual/family
  • Employer covers Life, AD&D, and Long-Term disability
  • Bonus Eligibility, Vacation/PTO
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan and 401(K) options

Your Role with the Company:

You will provide critical project accounting functions for the firm, billing up to 15 jobs a month. Working closely with project managers and support from an operations administrator, you will perform percentage completion, over-under billing, manage change orders, and review receivables on all assigned jobs.  You will attend all bi-weekly, monthly, and quarterly meetings with some travel required. You will review and update in real-time workbook entries that are critical for financial reporting and accurate financial statements, including cost-code reallocations and monthly projections.

Background Profile:

  • Background in Construction or Manufacturing
  • Experienced with Job Costing/Project Billing  
  • Proficient with Excel 
  • Exposure to Management responsibilities 

About DK Cole and the Process:

DK Cole is a privately-owned executive search and consulting firm that specializes in construction, and we have been hired on retainer to conduct this confidential search by the client company.  We will share all the details on our client company during the initial phone call, if the role makes sense for you, and your qualifications are suitable.  Maintaining your confidentiality is a priority, so your resume will only be submitted at your approval and direction.  We will keep you updated at every step in the process and appreciate your time and consideration of this opportunity.  Please send your resume in Word, including a personal email address and mobile number where we can text or leave voicemail you during 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours.  

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