Financial Reporting & Accounting Manager

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Chicago, IL, US

Job Type:  Accounting/Finance
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Years of Experience: 

RT Specialty, A division of Ryan Specialty Group is looking for a Financial Reporting & Accounting Manager to join our Chicago, IL team. We are a fast paced, energetic and rapidly growing organization that offers a great opportunity for someone interested in further developing their career. 

Position Summary:

The Manager, Accounting / Financial Reporting, RT Specialty will have the opportunity to gain broad experience in our growing business, working in a top-quality team.  The manager plays a key role in supporting our GAAP accounting requirements for RT and has the opportunity to assist with acquisitions and other ad hoc projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversight of accounting generated from the segment, including the business segment’s revenue recognition, compensation accruals, and the month end close process
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations, prepare and/or review variance analyses, and review P&Ls for consumption by senior business leaders and RSG Corporate Controllership
  • Ensuring appropriate financial reporting processes within Premium Accounting and Surplus Lines are designed and functioning effectively in accordance with US GAAP and internal accounting policies
  • Preparation of financial reports including competitive analysis, compensation analysis, and/or internal benchmarking and performance
  • Contributes to internal control framework as control owner over the business segment’s accounting processes, including development of additional controls as needs are identified
  • Work effectively with other teams (i.e. HR, IT, Treasury) to develop report improvements and drive automation efforts
  • Preparation and tracking of annual budget and financial forecasts, including revenue and expense analysis
  • Assistance with due diligence and integration planning on potential and successful acquisitions
  • Perform and present special projects or analysis to company leadership as needed
  • Assistance with internal and external audits
  • Ensure business leader decisions are properly reflected in financial results


  • CPA Required
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Accounting / Financial Reporting Role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP accounting principles (including ASC 606) and internal control framework
  • Strong analytical skills, decision-making capabilities, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Experience in public accounting is preferred


Ryan Specialty Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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