Assistant Controller | Global Organization | Aurora, IL

Aurora, Illinois Permanent USD110,000 - USD120,000 per year
  • Ample career growth opportunity with a growing and reputable organization
  • Highly visible role involved in every aspect of accounting and finance

About Our Client

I'm partnered with the CFO at an exciting and growing multi-million dollar manufacturing organization located near Aurora, IL. They are actively seeking to identify an Assistant Controller due to both organic and inorganic growth. Reporting into the CFO, this individual will focus on general accounting responsibilities, month-end close, reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and plenty of special projects on a national scale!

Job Description

Assistant Controller Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Assist in the development and presentation of financial analysis, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all financial information.
  • Oversee and manage the general ledger accounting functions.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and other regulatory requirements.
  • Manage and support month-end and year-end close processes.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating accounting policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and monitor internal controls to ensure compliance with financial regulations.
  • Conduct internal audits and assist with external audits.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies and regulatory standards.
  • Supervise accounts payable and receivable operations.
  • Review and approve payment processing and collections activities.
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable balances.
  • Monitor cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts.
  • Assist in managing banking relationships and optimizing working capital.
  • Assist in the preparation of tax returns and ensure compliance with tax regulations.
  • Coordinate with external tax advisors for tax planning and compliance.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the annual budget and periodic forecasts.
  • Provide variance analysis and explanations.

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, Finance, or related field
  • Proven experience (2 years) in a senior financial management role
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial regulations, and reporting standards
  • Proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting techniques
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced proficiency in financial software and ERP systems

What's on Offer

  • Above market compensation + Bonus structure
  • 401k Match/Profit Sharing
  • Amazing Benefits
  • Leading manufacturer
  • Growing company
  • Opportunity to lead and build out a team
  • Awesome team culture
Lyndsay Dalimonte
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Controller
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract Type
Consultant name
Lyndsay Dalimonte
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