Corporate Accounting Manager

Ryan Specialty Group, LLC - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)3.4

Ryan Specialty Group (RSG) is a global specialty insurance organization that provides innovative solutions for agents, brokers, and insurance carriers. The RSG family includes a wholesale brokerage operation, RT Specialty, and a collection of managing general underwriting companies, RSG Underwriting Managers. RSG is looking for a Corporate Accounting Manager to join our corporate office in Chicago, IL. We are a fast paced, energetic and rapidly growing organization that offers a great opportunity for someone interested in developing their career.

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 Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer