Role details

Group Controller

Waukegan   •   USD125,000 - USD155,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity to be part of an entrepreneurial and autonomous work environment
  • Make direct impact on organization in this highly visible role

About Our Client

Reporting directly to the CFO, this position will also have functional accountability to the corporate finance group Chicago's Northern Suburbs. As a key member of the leadership group, the Controller is responsible for timely review, interpretation and generation of recommendations related to division financial performance. The Controller is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the finance and accounting function, as well as, measuring its performance. The Controller must also periodically review and evaluate major transactional processes in order to ensure internal controls are effective and the processes are efficient and cost effective.

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
  • 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 10 years combined experience, 3 to 5 years' experience as a Controller in a fast paced, manufacturing environment.
  • Manufacturing or retail background highly preferred.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • An effective communicator both orally and written.

What's on Offer

The position offers a competitive base salary of $125,000 - $155,000 + 15-20 Bonus + Package. This company is going places.

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