Role details


Chicago   •   USD90,000 - USD110,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Private Equity Portfolio Company Seeks Controller
  • Great Small Team Format Working Directly for the CEO

About Our Client

Our client is a Private Equity owned business with operations in retai through its innovative technology platform. The company is a solid organization at its core that needs a leadership team to drive efficiencies and develop a growth model that will, in time, bring significant upside to the business. With a VERY supportive PE shop behind them, they are looking at additional bolt on acquisitions that will compliment the company's core business. They are looking to double their revenues in 3 years.

Job Description

  • Performing monthly financial close functions through preparation of financial statements. Reconciliation of all general ledger accounts.
  • Monthly narrative analysis of significant financial variances to budget and forecast. Monthly completion of a three-month financial forecast.
  • Manage annual audit and tax engagements, ensure proper GAAP and tax treatment
  • Deliver accurate and timely, GAAP compliant, monthly financial statements and supporting analysis
  • Lead business transformation process - especially around best practice
  • Manage and improve the cost accounting function, embedded in the production facility
  • Manage the annual financial planning and budgeting process
  • Expand financial analysis capabilities within the department

The Successful Applicant

  • BS in Accounting or Finance, CPA HIGHLY preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years combined experience - this would suit an up and comer looking to make their mark
  • Technology/Retail/Telco experience preferred but not essential
  • Private Equity exposure preferred but not essential
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • An effective communicator both orally and written.

What's on Offer

The position has a base salary in the $90,000 - $110,000 range but is flexible (to a point) for the right person. This role has a $15,000 Bonus making it an attractive package.

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