Salary Mid-Point: $0
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Controller

Our publicly traded, global client is targeting an additional Controller for a growing half a billion dollar business unit.

The Company completed a substantial acquisition recently making integration and optimization of the accounting processes a top priority.  The Controller will have multiple direct reports will across FP&A, Cost, M&A, etc.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage multiple accounting professionals within the Corporate Controller Department
  • Manage multiple ongoing projects
  • Experience working in multiple systems simultaneously
  • Review and oversee the preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, variance analysis, documentation & evidence of the performance of internal controls / SOX
  • Reviews of revenue contracts or procurement arrangements and assess for accounting treatment.
  • Collaborate with the Company’s Technical Accounting function as needed.
  • Drive standardization of processes and controls & seek continuous improvement
  • Partner with the FP&A function and business unit leaders to provide key insights & analysis
  • Support Company initiatives (example: Robotic Process Automation (RPA))
  • Collaborate with the Internal Audit and the External Audit teams, providing appropriate support

Position Requirements:

  • CPA is required
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • 9+ years accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or a related discipline is required
  • Management and team leadership experience preferred
  • Desired prior experience includes any of the following, or a combination thereof:
    • Public accounting, or large BU experience in a publically traded company highly preferred
  • Experience with SAP or Oracle is highly preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

Benefits:

  • Generous 401k plan, above average amount of paid time off, parental leave program, educational assistance program and training, etc

 

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to ericmaleski@ifgpr.com