Salary Mid-Point: $140,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
Assistant Controller IFG's distribution client is hiring.  The Assistant Controller position will be responsible for planning and managing the functions for the General Ledger month-end closing process, financial reporting, fixed assets, account reconciliations, compliance and sales tax compliance. 

  • General accounting management of all books and records for the business unit
  • Maintain the organization’s accounting and financial reporting systems
  • Establish accounting policies, procedures and internal controls
  • Prepare annual audit work papers and coordinate efforts of staff and external auditors
  • Responsible for purchase accounting, consolidation and integration of future acquisitions
  • Assist in the preparation, analysis, and distribution of the financial statement package, including discussions on various variances and fluctuations
  • Assist in preparing and implementing annual budgets for various Regions or Business Units
  • Perform profitability analysis by customer, product line, geographic areas, etc.
  • Assist with various finance and accounting projects for the Corporate Controller, Director of FP&A, CFO and Sales Vice Presidents as needed. Projects may range from but not limited to sales trends, acquisitions, distribution facility rationalization, product line/customer profitability, etc.
  • Responsible for bonus & commission calculations for the sales force
  • Manage a team of 5 accounting professionals ranging from Accounting Clerk to Accounting Supervisor
Required Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in in Accounting or Finance related field
  • 7+ years of relevant accounting experience, including previous supervisory experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Proficient experience in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. Experience with a large ERP is required and Oracle is preferred
For immediate consideration please email your resume to