Chief Accounting Officer (Hybrid)

Bolingbrook, IL
Pay Class:  Full Time
  • Job Category: Corporate - Accounting/Finance
  • Job ID: 2024-19352

Overview

Reporting to and partnering with the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Accounting Officer (“CAO”) plays a critical leadership role with respect to the company’s financials. The CAO will have oversight of all Accounting, Reporting, Tax and Payroll / Shared Services functions. This position is responsible for the end-to-end accounting and financial reporting process, systems and technical accounting. The CAO will use technical, strategic and operational expertise as well as their strong leadership skills to serve as a key business partner to the CFO and broader Senior Management Team. The CAO will add value by proactively identifying and analyzing issues and communicating them to a diverse audience within the company. In addition, this role will present key company information to the Audit Committee of ATI’s Board of Directors.

Responsibilities

• Oversee timeliness, accuracy, and distribution of all necessary financial and management reporting for external and internal users

• Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures

• Oversee the Payroll & Shared Services function to ensure timely & accurate payroll and accounts payable processes and outputs

• Oversee direct reports and the accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions

• Manage the streamlining and efficiency of accounting processes surrounding monthly, quarterly, and year end close cycles

• Implement new and improved/upgraded finance and accounting technology as needed

• Lead discussions and relationship with ATI’s external auditor and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors

• Oversee process for compliance as part of annual audits, both external audit and internal audit

• Proactively analyze US GAAP and other accounting standards’ evolution, and the impact on the organization going forward

• Oversee proper filing of tax and regulatory returns

• Communicate effectively with all levels of management, with emphasis on ability to seamlessly interact high-level with senior management and in the details with team members

• Responsible for successfully coordinating team activities, engagement, and development

• Responsible for annual review process & goals process for direct reports and oversight of annual review process & goals process for the broader team

• A strong planning mentality, and ability to design solutions and execute at a high level for success is necessary

• Lead and develop a team of 4 direct reports and approximately 17 team members, providing direct coaching and development and ensuring strong engagement across the team

• Proactively lead special projects as needed

• The ability to possess a high level of professionalism and integrity while maintaining the confidentiality of the office

Qualifications

Minimum Education

Required:

• Bachelor's Degree required in Accounting.

Preferred:

• CPA; Master’s Degree in a related discipline

Minimum Experience

Required:

• 10-15 years of management experience in accounting/finance (with minimum 3+ years of executive/senior level experience)

Preferred:

• Healthcare experience preferred

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Strong will to achieve results in a timely manner.

• Excellent executive presence

• Ability to effectively influence stakeholders at all levels in the organization.

• Strong strategic acumen and planning abilities

• Highly collaborative and able to solicit key inputs, data, and points of view.

• Proven success in leading significant process improvements

• Ability to operate with a consultative, solution-oriented mindset.

• Ability to anticipate issues proactively and with agility.

• Proven creative problem solver with willingness to lead and manage change.

• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with ability to articulately present material in front of a large audience.

• Ability to build, lead and develop team members, aligned to ATI’s broader strategy and vision.

• Highest professional standards and an impeccable record of integrity and honesty.

• Strong commitment to company vision and values.

Licenses and Certifications

Required:

• CPA license

Virtual Employee?

Hybrid

Job Locations US-IL-Bolingbrook

ReqID 2024-19352

Job Category Corporate - Accounting/Finance

Pay Class Full Time

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