Salary Mid-Point: $200,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's client is a data driven marketing and manufacturing company (mid-sized) with a consistent track record of 15% growth (profitable EBITDA.  They have been voted as a Top Place to Work and recently the company has bolted on operational functions.  The time has come for a Controller who can lead accounting in the departments growth and build relationships cross-functionally. The position is open due to a retirement and can be performed remotely or in a hybrid work environment at one of their national offices.  

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  • Full ownership of producing timely and accurate monthly financial results in compliance with all reporting requirements.
  • Technical knowledge of accounting.
  • Corporate and technical accounting on complex transactions as well as global standardization initiatives for accounting.
  • Ensure the performance of key SOX controls and the completeness and accuracy of account reconciliations, and journal entries.
  • Drive process efficiency to shorten the close process.
  • Oversee system implementations and automation initiatives.
  • Tax oversight
  • CPA
  • Public accounting experience
  • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Controller experience
  • Recent manufacturing experience
  • Tax experience
  • Track record of driving process improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability in leading accounting and financial reporting functions, including support in business administration, managing audits, and ERP customizations/implementation.
  • Advanced knowledge and skill with excel and the ability to automate tasks.
  • Ensuring compliance with the company's accounting policy and its implementation according to the latest GAAP requirements.