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Vice President of Accounting and Finance
Location: Chicago, IL

Join our Legacy! With a storied 143-year history as a global industrial asset company headquartered in Chicago, we stand as a testament to innovation, resilience, and evolution. An exciting chapter awaits as we seek a seasoned finance and accounting leader to join our dynamic team and help shape the trajectory of our future. If you're a senior-level professional driven by the prospect of being a pivotal, hands-on force in a company's journey, we invite you to consider the role of Vice President of Accounting and Finance at Loeb.

About Us

At Loeb, our legacy has been built on a foundation of innovation and adaptation. We're on the cusp of new horizons and are seeking a leader to play a key role in our evolution. As the VP of Accounting and Finance, you will collaborate closely with our finance and accounting teams, reporting directly to Loeb's President. This isn't just a role; it's an opportunity to influence the strategic direction of our company, shaping our path as an integral member of Loeb's leadership team.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Cultivating and expanding banking relationships to seize new growth opportunities.
  • Managing payroll operations and overseeing employee 401k transactions.
  • Guiding, supporting, and reviewing the work of our accounting team.
  • Providing valuable support to our asset-based loan vertical, ensuring a smooth financing process (closing statements, financial covenants, amortization schedules, and other funding requirements).
  • Assisting the auction vertical in preparing auction deal statements.
  • Playing a pivotal role in the closure of quarterly and year-end financials.
  • Taking charge of modeling and budgeting functions across our company's verticals.
Qualifications We’re Seeking:
  • You have previous experience with loans and/or leasing in any industry.
  • Your verbal and written communication skills are top-notch, enabling you to interact seamlessly with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) qualification is strongly preferred.
  • You bring a wealth of experience from previous Controller and/or public accounting roles.
  • Holding a Master's degree from an accredited institution will set you apart.
  • Your familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is essential.
  • Proficiency in comprehending and analyzing legal loan documentation is one of your strengths.
  • Your command of Microsoft Excel and Word is second to none.
  • Experience with Dynamics 365 or a similar CRM system is a plus.
What You’ll Receive:
  • An exceptional compensation package, including a competitive base salary and bonus plan.
  • Health insurance, a robust 401k match program, and unlimited personal time off.
  • Flexibility in remote work arrangements and work hours, accommodating your work-life balance. (Must be based in Chicago and able to commute to our HQ at least 2 times a week).
  • A casual working environment that encourages camaraderie, collaboration, and creativity.
Our offices are located near the O'Hare airport and immediately accessible by the #81W CTA bus / 331 Pace bus and within walking distance to/from the Cumberland Blue Line stop. Our location also offers free onsite parking, with quick access to/from the Kennedy (90).

To apply: applicants need to send an email to with a copy of their resume attached.