A well-known company in the Chicago land area is looking to bring on a new Controller to their team. This client is a premiere asset management company with a long track record of success.
The Controller will be responsible for the leadership, management and accountability of the Accounting and Finance Department, reporting directly to the VP of Finance and Accounting. The Controller will work closely with the VP of Finance and Accounting to develop a disciplined and proactive accounting and finance department that will support the growth of the business.
•Maintenance and accuracy of the general ledger, balance sheet account reconciliations, billing, credit and collections, cash applications, accounts receivable, cash disbursements, accounts payable and payroll.
•Month-end close process and related journal entries along with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements, presentations and analysis.
•Oversee the accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and function; supervise and lead accounting and finance staff.
•Manage and act as liaison with external auditors for year-end audits and tax returns preparation.
•Lead the annual budgeting process along with the VP of Finance and Accounting.
•Analysis of financial results, develop strategic recommendations.
•Assist with cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds as needed.
•Monitor and report on daily cash activities.
· 4+ years of experience as a Controller and/or Accounting Manager/Supervisor
· Bachelor’s Degree
· Experience supervising a team of two or more
· Ability to work independently and in a team setting
· Recent experience utilizing an integrated ERP system
· Have closed the books for normal month ends and year ends