Salary Mid-Point: $200,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

IFG's client, a high-growth pharma retail company, is looking for VP of Accounting / Corporate Controller to lead their dynamic and growing accounting and finance team! The company is growing at at a phenomenal rate, and this is a great opportunity to be involved in the build out of the team and processes. This role will a key member of the Leadership team and be responsible for the Corporate Accounting, Tax, Risk Management and Treasury teams while also supporting SOX processes, external reporting, consolidations, technical accounting and process improvements.


  • Direct the company’s corporate accounting, tax, risk management and treasury activities in accordance with GAAP and company policy
  • Direct and coordinates the annual audit, quarterly reviews and SOX compliance program while acting as the key contact for the external audit team
  • Oversee the corporate accounting functions
  • Direct the income tax provision process
  • Oversee the company’s banking and risk management relationships
  • Lead the development and implementation of accounting and system process improvements 
  • Ensure a proper system of internal controls is established and maintained
  • Partner with FP&A team to support the preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting packages
  • Mentors, coaches, and develops employees through orientation, training, goal setting and communication while ensuring team engagement and morale


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and 15+ years of related experience
  • CPA required
  • 10+ years supervising/managing an accounting department
  • Blend of public and private industry experience in a SOX environment
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP with expertise in SEC reporting, technical accounting, accounting policies, procedures and internal controls
  • Experience with systems implementation
  • Experience in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment

Email your resume to for immediate consideration.