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Creative Financial Staffing Chicago Full-Time
$100,000.00 - $110,000.00 / year
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Why Work Here

Our client is a global leader in research field, and in collaboration we are seeking a Controller to join this sharp and energetic team.

  • You will join a stable and profitable global company
  • This is a highly visible position, you will have global exposure
  • This role is tracking to grow into a Director of Finance role within few years


  • Supervise accounting staff and coordinate all financial functions
  • Control and forecast income and expenditures
  • Compile and analyse financial information
  • Conduct internal audits to assess financial status
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Oversee all areas of tax including payroll, property etc.
  • Prepare month-end close and cost accounting reports, as well as quarterly and annual income statements.


  • Bachelors or masters degree in accounting;
  • CPA is required, CMA is preferred;
  • Fundamental knowledge of GAAP;
  • Understanding of federal, state and local tax laws and foreign tax credits;
  • Project managements experience is required;
  • HR experience is a plus;
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

Skills required

Tax Planning
International Taxation
Standard Accounting Practices
Fin 48
Corporate Tax
Sec Filing
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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is one of the world’s largest, privately owned accounting and financial placement companies. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established numerous offices in the United States and the Caribbean.

Understanding & delivering: We understand the requirements of our clients and we have the resources to provide these clients with exceptional talent.

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We ensure the quality of our recruits by subjecting them to some of the most rigorous screening in the industry. As a result, major employers (Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, and small businesses) increasingly rely on CFS to staff crucial positions ranging from CFOs to accounting clerks.

Personal attention: Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we do is the absolute best.

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