Global Controller - Manufacturing - North Chicago Suburbs

Evanston 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 apparel 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 the US and the UK. Our client will give the Controller full autonomy to design and execute strategic directives for Accounting and Finance globally. A successful Controller will have experience with global consolidations, experience with a PE backed organization, and experience leading a team. 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 new directives to that will 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.


  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all accounting operational functions
  • Ensure timely, complete and accurate monthly account reconciliations and financial activity
  • Global consolidation from UK GAAP to US GAAP
  • Oversee and direct all accounting-related functions
  • Responsible for month-end close
  • Serve as main point of contact with external auditors and tax advisors
  • Lead, coach and develop the accounting team

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 10+ years of experience in Finance or Accounting
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • Global Consolidations experience
  • Ability to research and adhere to all aspects of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Private Equity experience is a plus
  • Experience with ERP implementation is a plus
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • 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
  • 20% bonus
  • Hybrid working model - 2 days in office, 3 days at home
  • 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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Banking & Financial Services
Sub Sector
Accountancy & Finance
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Andrew Noll
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