Assistant Controller - Global Manufacturer - Elmhurst, IL

Elmhurst Permanent USD140,000 - USD160,000
  • Remote working opportunities (3-4 days work from home)
  • Fortune 200, Global, Multi-Billion Dollar Leader in their space!

About Our Client

I'm partnered exclusively with a client that is looking to fill an Assistant Controller position near Elmhurst, IL. Our client is a Fortune 200, Global, Multi-Billion dollar manufacturing company with over 20 operating companies that fall underneath their umbrella. They have been around for over 50 years and have over 80,000 employees worldwide.

Job Description

As the Assistant Controller, your responsibilities will includes:

  • Oversee an accurate and timely month/quarter/year-end close
  • Strong understanding of the GL and financial reporting structure
  • Review monthly country and regional submissions
  • Ensure accurate consolidated financial statements that are compliant with US GAAP to be rolled up to the parent company
  • Coordinate monthly account reconciliations
  • Assist in the completion of annual internal and external audit procedures
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other finance departments to support the budgeting and forecasting activities
  • Assist in banking activities
  • Lead the implementation of new accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage a team of 4+ individuals by providing training and development needed
  • Support the overall finance goals, objectives, and strategic initiatives

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA or actively pursuing required
  • MBA a plus
  • 8+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • 3+ years of managerial experience
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience with global consolidations a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft Suite (Excel) skills required
  • Systems experience preferred (Oracle, HFM, Blackline, and OneStream)

What's on Offer

  • Highly competitive compensation package
  • Lucrative bonus structure
  • Strong benefits (401k match)
  • Flexible work environment
  • Highly visible role to senior leaders and the entire NA business
  • Fast path to Controller and beyond
  • Direct oversight of accounting processes of all of NA
  • Full ownership of accounting function
  • Managing a team
  • Gaining global exposure from a leading company
  • Stable company with ample career progression

Apply now and your resume will be considered within 24 hours!

Cheyanne Sudduth
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Production, Manufacturing
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract Type
Consultant name
Cheyanne Sudduth
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