Accounting Manager needed for major Chicago employer. Will lead continuous improvement of financial processes and internal controls across company. Provide technical guidance and research support for current accounting issues. Perform operational audits. Assist external auditors. BA in Accounting; MBA or Masters of Accounting preferred. 6 to 8+ years experience in accounting or auditing with at least 3 years public accounting experience. CPA designation. Strong communication skills. Manufacturing experience beneficial. Willing to travel 20 to 30%.