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Company: Creative Financial Staffing
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About the Company:Our client is a rapidly service business looking to add a Controller to their team. The well-respected Chicago based company has enjoyed incredible success in the last 50 years. Great CFO who is looking to add a Controller who is a strong leader and excited about process improvements.
Reasons to Work Here and take the Controller Role:

  • Great company- very well respected, fantastic culture
  • Strong financial footing
  • Company is in growth mode and has grown in several new geographical markets
  • Opportunity to make a difference and drive process improvement
  • Company is big on promoting from within
  • Great benefits, 401k match

    The Controller is responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of all day to day accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, credit and collection areas of the company and ensuring the overall integrity of the accounting systems.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Controller:

    • Determine work procedures and expedite workflow for both the accounts receivable and accounts payable areas; ensure work is completed timely and accurately.
    • Manage the timely completion of month and year-end close procedures.

      • Analyze reserve accounts quarterly and adjust ongoing reserve amounts.
      • Prepare and distribute expenditure reports to management
      • Prepare Activity Metrics for incorporation in financial reports
      • Process monthly interest expense (update interest tracking s/s, balance monthly, update performance metrics s/s)
      • Balance various GL accounts
      • Maintain fixed asset schedule

        • Assist with financial statement preparation.

          • Modify balance sheet accounts (A/R, A/P, Inventory)
          • Create Financial Statement package

            • Lead annual audit preparation.
            • Assist with external reporting requirements
            • Manage Accounting Team

              • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed
              • Handle personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc.
              • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year.

                • Ensure procedures are regularly updated and new ones written as needed. Other responsibilities

                  Experience Preferred for the Controller:

                  • BS in Accounting
                  • 5+ years progressive accounting experience
                  • Public accounting experience preferred
                  • Management experience
                  • Process improvement oriented


Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing, Chicago , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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