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Controller

Location: Chicago Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Contact: facadchi@addisongroup.com

Our client, located in downtown Chicago, is looking to bring a Controller onto their team immediately, on a contract to hire basis! This is an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door with a global organization, who is looking for the right person for the long run. 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Controller leads the Accounting Functions and is responsible for ensuring the business is operating effectively and efficiently.  This position will manage accounting and monitor internal controls. 

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Implementation of appropriate financial controls in order to ensure compliance with accepted accounting processes and legal requirements
  • Manage Accounting Team through the month end close process
  • Preparation of Financial Statements; Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flows
  • Communicate financial results to senior management
  • Provide leadership and support to accounts receivable and accounts payable department
  • Responsible for Treasury function; managing banks and lenders
  • Monitor the financial performance of the company
  • Coordination with Auditors and Tax preparers
  • Company Insurance

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate for this positon must have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  A minimum of five plus years of relevant experience, previous experience working with Global teams, preferably in the professional services industry.  This candidate needs to have a proven track record of leading a financial operations in a growth oriented organization.  This candidate needs to have a track record that demonstrates ability in the following competencies: 

  • Financial Management
  • Technical Capacity
  • Performance Management
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • NetSuite ERP a plus