Oak Lawn, Illinois Permanent USD150,000 - USD200,000 per year
  • Highly visible opportunity, ample room for internal growth!
  • Employee Stock Grant!

About Our Client

I'm partnered with the CFO at a $200M, entrepreneurial medical device company located near Oak Lawn, IL. This client is a market leader in their space and is looking to double in size over the few years. With exciting new products set to launch in the near future, it is the perfect time to join as the Corporate Controller and capitalize on the growth!

Reporting directly to the CFO, you will be responsible for consolidating 5 entities and the overall accounting function for the US division, while leading a team of 3 individuals. You will also be involved in strategic finance initiatives with the opportunity to grow your career further!

Job Description

Corporate Controller Responsibilities:

  • Consolidate the financial statements of 5 entities.
  • Manage all aspects of financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes.
  • Develop and maintain accurate financial statements, reports, and records.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, regulatory requirements, and internal policies.
  • Implement and maintain robust internal controls to safeguard company assets.
  • Conduct financial analysis, identify areas of improvement, and make strategic recommendations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive operational efficiencies and cost optimization.
  • Provide financial insights to support decision-making at the executive level.
  • Manage the month-end and year-end closing processes, including reconciliation and financial reporting.
  • Supervise and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering their growth and development.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and changes in accounting standards.

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, Finance, or a related field
  • CPA or MBA a plus
  • Proven experience as a Controller
  • Strong cost and manufacturing experience
  • Management experience
  • Consolidation experience
  • Strong knowledge of financial principles, GAAP, and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle)
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex financial concepts to stakeholders at all levels
  • Exceptional leadership abilities and a track record of building and managing high-performing teams
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry or a similar environment is highly desirable

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • 20% bonus potential
  • Strong benefits
  • Profit sharing
  • Hybrid schedule (2-3 days work from home)
  • Fast growing company
  • Ample room to progress your career
  • Highly visible role, reporting directly to CFO
  • Ownership of the BU and team
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Controller
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Oak Lawn
Contract Type
Consultant name
Michael Younie
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