Chicago, IL 60651

Job ID: 20472 Industry: Controller

What you’ ll be doing

We are looking for an experienced Controller to spearhead the continued development of policies, procedures and controls for accounting, reporting, audit support, finance and operations for our client.  This is a growing Manufacturing company in Chicago, IL.  This is a fast-paced environment where you can make an impact for a company that is continuing to grow and add members to the team.  This is a great opportunity to really influence a team and to lead junior staff.

  • Oversight of all accounting operations including accounting, financial reporting, analysis, consolidating financials, and schedules for tax compliance
  • Work closely with outside stakeholders to complete all necessary external reporting (tax and audit)
  • Prepare and publish timely, monthly financial statements that comply with GAAP
  • Drive the FP&A function of the finance department
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain, streamline, and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Ensure that all invoices and bill payments are sent and collected in a timely manner
  • Maintain and manage capitalization table among all stakeholders
  • Manage our semi-monthly payroll processes
  • Perform ad hoc special projects as needed

Your credentials
  • Bachelor' s degree (finance/accounting preferred)
  • Advanced degree in Accounting, CPA or CMA preferred
  • Proven working experience as a Controller
  • 7+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience minimum
  • 2 years of management experience minimum
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Advanced experience with large ERP systems and Excel

To apply for this position, or interested in other opportunities Accountable Search is working on direct your resume to Jack Anthony at

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