Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Itasca, Illinois
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 06, 2024
Ref
2741892365
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
A top client of ours, headquartered in the Chicago suburbs is looking to add a Controller to their growing Accounting & Finance team.

We've placed several people at this growing insurance company and people love working here!

Why work for this company/Take the Controller role:
  • Growing company
  • Friendly environment, family-owned business
  • Great work life balance
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Work from home flexibility, 2 days in office
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Great CFO who has been there for years, and really cares for his team

Responsibilities of the Controller:
  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting (AP/AR, billing, general ledger entries, bank reconciliation, credit card expense report reconciliation, cash applications, collections)
  • Analyze and revise existing accounting processes to streamline operations and develop and document any new processes and accounting policies as needed
  • Oversee month-end and year-end close processes, including working with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance.
  • Conduct financial statement analyses and make appropriate recommendations
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and reporting.
  • Manage, coach, and train/develop department team members.
  • Additional accounting duties/special projects as necessary

Qualifications preferred for the Controller:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • 8+ years of experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Insurance industry experience