Controller- Logistics- Lemont

Lemont, Illinois Permanent USD125,000 - USD130,000 per year
  • Opportunity to put your stamp on this role and make decisions with direct impact
  • Work from home flexibility after on-boarding

About Our Client

I'm currently partnered with a multi-million dollar industry leading business within the logistics space. Located in the South Suburbs of Chicago and operating on a hybrid schedule, they are actively seeking to identify a Controller to join their team.

Reporting directly to the VP of Finance of their global, multi-billion dollar parent organization within logistics space, this individual will have full ownership of the accounting function for their multi-million dollar business unit, while managing a team of 5+ individuals. In addition, you will have the ability to make an immediate impact by driving process improvements within the team. The VP of Finance is looking for someone who is strong in the manufacturing or logistics industry, who can be their right-hand person and thrive in the growth they are experiencing

Job Description

  • Coordinate month, quarter, and year-end closing processes, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial reporting.
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements
  • Coordinate and oversee the annual external audit process, including the preparation of audit schedules and responding to auditor inquiries.
  • Liaisons with internal and external auditors, ensures compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Standards
  • Stay up-to-date with federal, state, and local payroll regulations to ensure compliance with tax laws, wage and hour laws, and other relevant regulations.
  • Stay abreast of changes in accounting standards, regulations, and industry trends to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Lead and develop a high-performing accounting team, providing guidance, support, and professional development opportunities.

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 a plus
  • Manufacturing, logistics, or distrubtion experience
  • ERP Experience
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and organize efficiently
  • Desire to continue to grow through continuing training and development
  • Strong attention to detail

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Strong benefits
  • Hybrid working flexibility
  • Fast growing company
  • Ample room to progress your career
  • Highly visible role, reporting to the VP of Finance
  • Awesome team culture with team bonding events
Kevin Manna
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Controller
Transport & Distribution
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Consultant name
Kevin Manna
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