Controller

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD180,000 - USD220,000 per year
  • Great salary and work/life balance
  • Opportunity to work with Partners and Senior Leaders

About Our Client

Our client is a International Law firm.

Job Description

  • Provide executive leadership in the continuous evaluation of short and long term strategic financial objectives and offers recommendations to enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Responsible for timely, accurate, and consistent reporting of financial information, including full monthly, quarterly and annual closing for the business unit
  • Month end account reconciliation process
  • Report to executive management customer profitability and analysis of performance of results and variance vs budget
  • Actively participate in Executive Management Team meetings; provide updates relating to Financials and other areas of responsibility.
  • Oversee the supervision of the general accounting staff and accounting operations - AR, AP, General Accounting, Billing, Collections
  • Analyze current organizational finance and accounting structure and resource allocation and make changes as needed
  • Establish and report against KPIs for the business units and corporate
  • Ensure accounting policies adhere to Group Policies
  • Oversees the organization's risk management including establishing and improving internal controls and procedures
  • Personnel evaluation and/or development of a strong accounting and finance team driving performance while developing and growing team's skillets
  • Ensure robust internal controls, compliance and documentation
  • Work on special projects as needed, including integration of acquisition targets
  • Maintain audit documentation for month and quarter end and managing audit partners



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The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 3 years of experience leading a Global Accounting Team and minimum 10 years of financial accounting experience
  • Recognized accounting qualification, CPA or equivalent
  • Top 100 AML Law firm
  • Strong US GAAP technical accounting knowledge
  • Familiarity with financial regulations and accounting standards while keeping up to date with changes in regulatory requirements

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary plus bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Stability
  • Wellness programs
  • Flexible hybrid schedule
Contact
Ben Naylor
Quote job ref
JN-042024-6390716

Job summary

Sector
Accounting
Sub Sector
Financial Controller
Industry
Business Services
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Ben Naylor
Job Reference
JN-042024-6390716