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Third Road Management

Fractional Accountants at Third Road Management work with multiple clients on a routine basis and are responsible for all accounting functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, reconciling, financial reporting, and general ledger management. They are responsible for building strong relationships with the Client and existing accounting team, and can adapt easily to a variety of industries.

About Third Road Management

Third Road Management, a pioneer in the booming fractional services industry with a nationwide presence, was established in 2015 with a singular mission: to revolutionize how small to mid-sized organizations view and manage their financial operations. Across the nation, there are over one million organizations generating revenues under $100 million that lack the essential strategic, financial, and operational expertise needed to establish a sustainable and scalable foundation. Third Road Management addresses this challenge by offering a re-imagined CFO suite, featuring some of the most skilled Fractional CFOs, Fractional Controllers, and Fractional Accountants available in the market.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting clients in their daily transactional accounting needs.
  • Accounts Receivable: Applying payments, recording and collecting receivables (ensuring that all billings are collected in a timely manner according to existing payment terms and contracts).
  • Perform all accounts payable functions including, but not limited to, reviewing invoices and ensuring, if applicable, they are in compliance with vendor agreements, obtaining invoice approvals from appropriate operational managers and ensuring correct coding of invoices to the appropriate accounts.
  • Perform bank, loan, credit card and other general ledger account reconciliations as requested or needed by client.
  • Assist client accounting team in balancing the General Ledger by preparing a trial balance and preparing and reviewing reconciling entries.
  • Support client accounting team by helping prepare routine monthly financial reports, annual legal entity and tax filings. Also, if applicable, coordinate with auditors to provide documentation as requested.
  • Maintain historical records as appropriate including contracts, vendor agreements, 1099’s, W-9s, vendor re-seller certificates etc.
  • Complete payroll processing on a timely basis as determined by client.
  • Assist clients and staff in all areas of sales tax compliance. Prepare and review various multi-state sales tax filings.
  • Perform filing or other duties as requested by client.
  • Facilitate cash management as needed.
  • Build strong relationships with the client and existing team.

Qualifications for this Role:

  • Must be able to work independently with support from supervisor as needed.
  • 5+ years experience working with small to mid-size businesses in bookkeeping or monthly close accounting is required.
  • Excellent organizational skills, demonstrates ability to manage projects, and juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful, mature, and flexible.
  • Must possess a strong ability to manage relationships and communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Adaptable to numerous industries.
  • Competent in many systems, preferably Quickbooks Online, Desktop or Enterprise. In general, adaptable to whatever accounting system the client utilizes.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • CPA (active or inactive) is a plus.
  • PC/Microsoft Office proficient (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook).
  • Willingness to travel throughout greater Chicago metropolitan area to different client sites.
  • Manufacturing/ distribution experience is a plus, particularly in relation to inventory management and cost accounting.
  • This is a full-time role.

Culture and Total Rewards

Third Road Management embodies a culture that provides unmatched flexibility, empowerment and balance while delivering deep expertise and excellence for our clients.

  • Flexible & Remote Schedules
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Competitive Base plus commission opportunity
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Genuinely Passionate and Personable Colleagues
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