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Controller

Location: Libertyville, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $120,000.00 - $125,000.00
Date: 2/14/2018
Job ID: 02557565
Job Description
Financial Services—Libertyville, IL—Salary Commensurate with Experience
 
The Sizzle
  • Opportunity to work for a smaller company.
  • Opportunity to enjoy lots of autonomy in the role.
  • Get the best of both worlds by being a part of a bigger, publicly-held company.
 
Position Summary
Seeking Controller to be responsible for accounting operations and timely/accurate financial reporting, manage all aspects of accounting and policy, and ensure all policies and procedures are followed. The Controller will work directly with company’s external auditors and will interface directly with the internal audit staff at the parent company. This position reports to the CFO.
 
Minimum Education & Experience
  • BS in Business, Accounting, or Finance (MBA a plus) and CPA with at least 3-6 years’ relevant experience.
  • SEC experience at a top CPA firm and/or experience with public traded company.
  • Excellent knowledge of GAAP and ability to research accounting standards.
  • Highly ethical and analytical with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with staff, colleagues, and executives.
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines, multitask, and be highly organized to submit high-quality work product.
  • Knowledge of processes and potential improvements.
  • Intermediate to advanced QuickBooks Accounting system knowledge.
  • Proficient in Excel and Word.
  • Self-starter with problem-solving skills and ability to rapidly adapt in a fast-paced environment.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Identify, drive, and implement process change opportunities and initiatives.
  • Lead, facilitate, and bring consensus cross-functional task teams in design, implementation, and sustainment of new process solutions to support specific product development efforts.
  • Prepare and maintain financial records to ensure accessibility and readiness for internal/external needs.
  • Manage monthly, quarterly, and annual close.
  • Issue timely/complete monthly/quarterly statements and reporting package with supporting schedules.
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
  • Integrate company financial statements with consolidated financial statements of parent company.
  • Prepare and analyze accretion revenue and portfolio performance monthly.
  • Supervise and train accounting staff.
  • Establish processes and procedures and create templates for staff to ensure general ledger records are updated in compliance with GAAP.
  • Review/analyze general ledger to ensure all accounts are reconciled/transactions are recorded properly.
  • Prepare advanced journal entries in compliance with GAAP.
  • Review Bank Reconciliations and other month-end work product.
  • Review cash transactions/prepare transaction summary for A/P to generate year-end 1099 & 1096 forms.
  • Support routine and situational SEC filings working in concert with the Director of SEC Reporting.
  • Develop, implement, and/or make enhancements to accounting control procedures.
  • Support CEO and CFO in preparation and management of annual budgets and forecasts.
  • Supervise or collaborate with A/P, Treasury, or Licensing department as needed.
  • Review business and loan agreements to determine the effect on accounting, and to ensure the company stays in compliance and meets all covenants.
  • Monitor compliance with local, state, regulatory, and government requirements.
  • Review or prepare financial data or reports for business licensing/property insurance renewals.
  • Assemble and prepare schedules for tax preparation.
  • Participate in ERP implementation committee.
  • Develop and compile financial and operating metrics to measure financial performance.
  • Assist in bank presentations.
  • Train, coach staff, plan, monitor, and appraise job results.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge.




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