Controller - Food and Bev - Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD145,000 - USD160,000
  • Growing, multi-million dollar company through organic growth and acquisition
  • Remote working opportunities (2 days work from home)

About Our Client

I'm currently partnered with the CFO at a global, multi-million dollar consumer goods company looking to grow their team due to organic growth and acquisitions. They have been around for 50+ years and are reinventing their brand with major investments in their space, their goal is continue the growth of the business over the course of the next 5 years! As the Controller, you will partner with the CFO and be their right-hand person to lead strategic business decisions and oversee the entire accounting function for multiple business units.

Job Description

Controller Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the accounting department while providing key financial information and reports to senior leadership on company activities
  • Manage the entire close process to ensure the timely and accurate reporting of financial statements and accounting activities
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to lead the annual audit process
  • Develop business improvements and procedures to help streamline company M&A activity
  • Collaborate with the FP&A team to develop insights and improvements to business performance
  • Comprehend ERP system implementation, transaction, and financial implications
  • Develop process improvements and procedures with the CFO on business ricks and performance

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 MBA preferred
  • Manufacturing and/or CPG industry experience preferred
  • 8+ years of experience in Accounting
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • M&A experience preferred
  • Exceptional attention to detail

What's on Offer

  • Highly competitive compensation package
  • Strong benefits
  • Privately held, highly acquisitive company
  • Fast growing company
  • Ample room to progress your career
  • Highly visible role, partnering with senior leaders
  • Mentorship from the CFO
  • Awesome team culture
  • Remote working opportunity (2 days work from home)

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

Jessica Lee
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Controller
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jessica Lee
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