Creative Financial Staffing
Waukegan, Illinois
Apr 12, 2024
Apr 20, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Our client, a progressive manufacturing company is seeking a Controller to join their growing Accounting department. Great opportunity for an individual seeking growth and development.

Why Work For This Company:
  • Fantastic culture + profit sharing
  • People development- lots of growth from within
  • Great work life balance
  • Opportunity to build ones own team
  • Full benefits package
  • Great leadership!
  • Flexibility to work from home, mostly remote

Responsibilities of the Controller:
  • Directs and coordinates company financial planning and budget management functions.
  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of
    divisions and departments.
  • Monitors and analyzes monthly operating results against budget.
  • Oversees daily operations of the finance department.
  • Prepares financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.
  • Works with department managers and staff to develop five year and ten year business
    plans for the company.
  • Establishes and implements short and long-range departmental goals, objectives,
    policies, and operating procedures.
  • Directs financial audits and provides recommendations for procedural improvements.
  • Provides financial statement reporting and analysis, cash flow analysis, budgeting and
  • Manages account payable, receivable, budgeting, planning financial reporting, general
    ledger and fixed assets.
  • Directs month end closings, financial reporting and coordination of audits (work with
    outside auditors).

Qualifications preferred of the Controller:
  • Masters Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred.
  • Five to ten years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position.
  • Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets,
    and product-line profitability analysis.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively/work with senior management
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and
  • Experience in a manufacturing enviornment