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Corporate Accounting Manager

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Chicago, IL, US, 60601

Job Type:  Management
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

Position Summary:

The Corporate Accounting Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining best-in-class policies and procedures and leading a team of professionals to implement and monitor adherence to those policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead Accounts Payable, Payroll, and T&E teams and drive employee development by setting short term and long term objectives, appraising performance, and identifying training. 
  • Develop strong cross-functional relationships between Finance Operations and other corporate and business areas.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of AP, Payroll, and T&E policies and procedures, including documentation and dissemination
  • Manage coordination of the monthly close process, including the setting of vendor accruals, reconciling general ledger accounts.
  • Monitor the coding of specific transactions to ensure they are consistent with the Company’s chart of account definitions and correspond to appropriate profit/cost centers.
  • Validate that items scheduled to be paid meet all policy requirements (e.g., items are properly authorized and meet business needs).
  • Drive improvements in working capital management and vendor relationship (e.g., transition vendors from paper check remittance to electronic remittance, maximize vendor payment terms).
  • Identify efficiencies and implement improvements.
  • Manage and execute special projects as needed.


  • Bachelor's Degree and CPA 
  • Seven to ten (7-10) years of financial management experience including the day-to-day financial operations of an organization.
  • Working knowledge of control frameworks.
  • Experience of control review and audit and identifying and implementing process improvements.
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills.
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.



Ryan Specialty is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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