Welcome to Deal Genius!


About Deal Genius:
Wish you could work for a small business on a collaborative team, where your hard work will actually get noticed and still enjoy all the benefits of working for a large corporation?  Deal Genius is an established e-commerce company based in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood, employing about 50 hard-working, creative individuals.  The Ecommerce marketplace specialist position is where you'll learn how to manage our products across the various marketplaces including Amazon, Walmart.com, eBay, and more.

Job Purpose:
The Finance Manager is responsible for all areas relating to accounting and finance functions, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, working capital management, and maintaining a strong internal control structure - robust accounting background strongly preferred.  This individual will analyze financial activities and provide analytical input and recommend process improvements to enable the company’s leaders to make sound business decisions and meet the company’s objectives. These are not the only requirements and functions of the position but aim to provide and idea of the breadth and scope of the position.

You’ll work closely with a diverse and talented team in a fun-loving environment where everyone is invested in each other’s success.


  • Manage month-end and year-end closing process, reporting and analysis tasks to ensure results are properly reported and controls are maintained
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and financial internal controls
  • Manage the monthly forecasting cycles and annual planning, including operating plan preparation, modeling, variance analysis, review and presentation
  • Perform decision-supporting analysis of company initiatives, such as new business lines, pricing strategies and directional project spend
  • Partner with operational teams to problem solve operational/financial challenges, prepare business case modeling, and create value added analysis
  • Influence operating decisions through insightful interpretation and analysis of strategic business decisions
  • Perform statistical research and analysis for benchmarking, analysis, and planning purposes
  • Develop financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting as needed
  • Manage company-wide payroll procedures and administration.


  • High level of attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Seasoned business/strategy perspective and professional maturity
  • Solid quantitative, written and presentation skills
  • Results-driven personality eager to partner with management to organize, plan and achieve company goals.
  • Comfortable with thinking outside the box and challenging the status quo to deliver results
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills is required
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline, CPA/CFA or MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in financial analysis and/or accounting

Work Hours and Conditions:

A minimum of 40 hours per week.

The following benefit programs are available to eligible employees:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental / Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Maternity leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Deal Genius charitable contributions matching
  • Deal Genius charitable work leave program