Controller | Accounting & Finance Blend | Wood Dale, IL

Wood Dale Permanent USD100,000 - USD130,000
  • Complete ownership of both Accounting and Finance!
  • Transformative role: you make decisions with direct impact on company objectives

About Our Client

My client specializes in the manufacturing of custom components for a wide variety of industries within the industrial and commercial markets. They leverage their 50+ years of experience and knowledge to offer flexible solutions and provide their customers with a fast turnaround and the highest level of customer service. They are looking for a Controller that can take 100% ownership of the Accounting and Finance function. You will be the head of all Accounting and Finance operations, working cross-functionally to head strategic initiatives to positively impact the Financial state of the business!

Job Description

  • Implement policies and guidelines to ensure financial and legal compliance throughout entire organization, including Accounting, HR, DOL, EEOC and all US governing functions.
  • Implement actions to ensure financial viability, stability and growth. Prepare and hold organization to budget. Work with General Manager and the CFO to control costs, meet financial goals and grow the business to ensure profitability. Establish, supervise and train accounting staff.
  • Establish and develop successful, ongoing relationship with Banks to secure financial stability.
  • Approve Job Descriptions compliant with DOL, EEOC, Americans with Disability Act.
  • Supervises direct reports in Accountant/Payroll, Office and Accounts Payable.
  • Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.

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

  • 5+ years of in-depth accounting leadership experience preferred. (CFO, Controller, Assistant Controller, Accounting Manager)
  • Experience leading HR functions
  • Monthly/Quarterly Financial Reporting
  • Financial Auditing
  • Inventory Control
  • Cost & Variance analysis
  • Financial reporting 70% FPA/30% Accounting
  • Strong analytical, organizational, presentation, communication, inter-personal
  • Computer skills (Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required
  • ERP Software: Epicor & Crystal Reporting experience preferred

What's on Offer

  • Bonus potential
  • 401k match
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Mentorship from the executive team
  • Own the entire Finance and Accounting function!
  • Join a growing, global company
Arielle Tyus
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Controller
Industrial / Manufacturing
Wood Dale
Contract Type
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Arielle Tyus
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