Controller - Leading Manufacturer - Cicero, IL

Cicero Permanent USD130,000 - USD150,000
  • Above market base salary + lucrative bonus + amazing benefits
  • Massive career progression within a growing, global company

About Our Client

I'm partnered with the CFO at an industry leading private manufacturer, and the fastest growing company in their space! With this growth, they are looking to bring on a Controller to join their team located near Cicero, IL.

Job Description

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.


  • Manage all aspects of accounting: billing, financial statements, general ledger, cost accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, tax compliance, inventory accounting, cost accounting, revenue recognition, and various special analyses
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures; implement a system of controls over accounting transactions to minimize risk
  • Enhance accounting and financial performance and operational decision-making throughout the company
  • Ensure timely, complete and accurate monthly account reconciliations and financial activity
  • Serve as main point of contact with external auditors and tax advisors
  • Lead, coach and develop the accounting team

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field
  • 6+ years of accounting experience
  • 1+ years of managerial experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • CPA preferred
  • Master's or MBA preferred
  • Experience working in the manufacturing industry preferred
  • Experience working at a global company a plus
  • Experience with ERP systems a plus

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary + bonus
  • Strong benefits (10% 401k, 4+ weeks of PTO, etc)
  • Hybrid working model
  • Leading manufacturer
  • Fastest growing company in their niche
  • Highly visible role, reporting to CFO
  • Amazing collaborative team culture, fun people to work with
  • Ample career progression
  • Opportunity to manage a team

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

Jessica Lee
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Financial Accounting
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Jessica Lee
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