Controller - PE Backed Manufacturer - Elk Grove Village, IL.

Elk Grove Village Permanent USD150,000 - USD180,000 per year
  • Highly visible role, working collaboratively with the CFO and C-Suite team
  • Rapidly growing, PE backed manufacturer/distributor.

About Our Client

I'm partnered with the CFO at a rapidly growing, PE backed manufacturer/distributor located near Elk Grove Village, IL. This year, our client grew their revenue 30% and are projecting to grow another 30% next year! They are seeking an experienced Controller who can maximize the potential of their Accounting and Finance team.

Job Description

  • 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

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The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 8+ years of experience in Finance or Accounting
  • Ability to research and adhere to all aspects of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • CPA or MBA is a plus
  • Experience with ERP implementation is a plus
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Self-starter capable of completing multiple projects within tight deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills

What's on Offer

  • Highly competitive compensation package
  • Lucrative bonus structure
  • Strong benefits
  • Leading manufacturer
  • Remote flexibility (2-3 days work from home)
  • Fast growing company
  • Highly visible role, reporting to the Controller and partnering with senior leaders
  • Mentorship and training from the team
  • Awesome team culture, highly collaborative and positive atmosphere
  • Global exposure
  • Ownership of the accounting function
  • Opportunity to build out and lead a team
  • Stable company with ample career progression
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Controller
Industrial / Manufacturing
Elk Grove Village
Contract Type
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Braden Scheidler
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