Chicago Permanent USD130,000 - USD160,000
  • Global Exposure - full ownership of process improvement and procedures
  • High Visibility - regularly interface with the CFO and C-Suite executives

About Our Client

Our client is a rapidly growing, global, PE backed manufacturer. 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. The Controller will oversee teams in both Europe and North America with full autonomy to design and execute strategic directives for Accounting and Finance globally. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be an influential leader of a team, regularly work with C-Suite executives, and be a change agent, implementing strategic directives to that will positively impact the global organization.

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

In return for a competitive compensation package, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • 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

  • Target compensation for the Controller is $140,000 - $160,000 base salary + bonus
  • Hybrid working model
  • Great benefits: 3 weeks PTO, 401K match, and more
  • Great work environment - highly collaborative team, positive atmosphere, ample opportunity for professional development
  • Growing company, organic growth and growth through acquisition
  • Global exposure
  • Lead a high potential team
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Job summary

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Financial Controller
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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Arielle Tyus
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