Plant Controller | CPG | Evergreen Park, IL

Evergreen Park, Illinois Permanent USD100,000 - USD120,000 per year
  • Highly Visible Opportunity - working regularly with Sr. Leadership!
  • Opportunity to put your stamp on this role and make decisions with direct impact

About Our Client

I'm partnered with the CFO at a multi-million dollar leading distribution company. Our client is experiencing immense company growth and operational expansion through key strategic initiatives. Due to this growth, they are now looking to find a Plant Controller to join their team near Evergreen Park, IL to take ownership over the month-end close, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other daily accounting functions.

Job Description

Plant Controller Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate month-end and year-end closing procedures and perform necessary accruals, adjustments, and reconciliations to ensure accurate financial reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and internal controls.
  • Coordinate and facilitate internal and external audits, providing necessary documentation and addressing audit findings.
  • Monitor cash flow, including cash inflows and outflows, and manage working capital. Make recommendations for cash flow optimization and maintain relationships with banks and financial institutions.
  • Oversee the general ledger and ensure proper classification and coding of financial transactions. Review and reconcile accounts, resolve discrepancies, and maintain accurate financial records
  • Manage both the AR and AP teams to ensure timely and accurate work is completed

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
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting
  • Management/Supervisory Experience
  • Logistics, transportation, or distribution industry experience a plus
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, SOX, and other regulatory requirements
  • Excellent analytic, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Key attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

What's on Offer

  • Highly competitive compensation package
  • Strong benefits
  • 401k match
  • Ample room to progress your career within the organization
  • Highly visible role, partnering with senior leadership
  • Mentorship from the CFO
  • Awesome team culture
Matt Conroy
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Accounting
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Evergreen Park
Contract Type
Consultant name
Matt Conroy
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