Controller, VP

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary
    $ 200000 - $ 275000
  • Category
    Accountant - Financial
  • Job reference:
  • Job type
    Direct Hire

To apply to this position you must email your resume directly to Andria Goff at
In the subject line type “Controller, Manufacturing”
Our client, is a manufacturing company with close to a billion in revenues located in the northern suburbs of Chicago. They are seeking to hire a Controller, to over see a team of over 20 individuals. This person will be next in line for promotion to CFO. This person will lead the IPO readiness process and must have SEC reporting and publicly traded company experience.
The Controller is responsible for directing the accounting function, providing financial support to operations, and serving as advisor to strategy and development.
Establish, resolve, measure, and communicate the departmental goals and objectives.
Participates in and supervises month end close activities and general accounting responsibilities.
Supervises and prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements prepared on the GAAP bases.
Participates in the creation and implementation of internal controls, monitoring of accounting processes, review of journal entries, review of financial statements and review of reconciliations of general ledger accounts.
Provides necessary financial and analytical information to support achievement of operational excellence.
Develops and maintains thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting policies, financial systems, transaction processes, internal controls and chart of accounts.
Ensure that all personnel under his/her responsibility are cross-trained and continually employ a thorough working knowledge of all accounting, finance, and credit processes.
Reviews account analyses and monthly analytical review of balance sheets and income statements.
Reviews annual property tax packages, monthly sales and use tax, and government surveys.
Reviews audit work papers for external auditors.
Demonstrates a commitment to the process for continuous improvement and is open and responsive to change.
Demonstrates experience and proficiency in applying accounting principles and concepts.
Bachelors degree in Accounting with minimum 10 years of experience, CPA certification required.
Must have previous management experience, as well as experience in the manufacturing industry.
Strong knowledge of GAAP and SEC reporting accounting standards.
Strong experience in supervising accounting staff in the preparation, review and analysis of financial statements and other financial information.

Please apply with your CV to: Andria Goff -312-7827788

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