Controller - Manufacturing

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Oak Brook, Illinois
Posted
May 01, 2024
Closes
May 23, 2024
Ref
2753376852
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Title: Divisional Controller

Industry: Manufacturing

Join Our Team:
Are you ready to take your financial expertise to the next level with a leading manufacturer of earth moving equipment, ships, and other transportation vehicles? We are seeking a seasoned Divisional Controller for our office. This positon places you in a high-visibility position with our executive leadership and CFO.

About Our Company:
As a major player in the large equipment manufacturing sector, we operate several facilities across the nation. Our headquarters in the near west suburbs of Chicago features a state-of-the-art attached warehouse facility. We pride ourselves on our robust operations and our commitment to excellence in all aspects of our business.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the financial statement consolidation process and submit reports to supervisors.
  • Manage month-end close activities, including journal entries, account analysis, and internal financial reporting.
  • Conduct cost accounting, focusing on shop orders and maintaining accurate cost of sales records.
  • Handle external and bank audits, ensuring compliance and readiness.
  • Act as the main point of contact for external auditors, supported by the Senior Accountant.
  • Engage in treasury management, including bank reconciliations and maintaining fixed asset schedules.
  • Lead the credit approval process, oversee AR collections, and monitor AP operations to maintain internal controls.
  • Implement policies and procedures that comply with US GAAP.
  • Prepare and analyze financial data to drive efficiency and support strategic decision-making.

Desired Qualifications:
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in manufacturing accounting, either in public accounting or private industry.
  • Minimum 3-4 years in a financial leadership role, preferably as a Controller.
  • CPA certification is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and extensive financial knowledge spanning accounting, budgeting, controls, and reporting.
  • Proficient in Excel with capabilities in using advanced functions such as IFs and VLOOKUPs.
  • Proven ability to work with undefined procedures and ensure timely financial closes.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities.

We Offer:
  • A dynamic role with direct impact on the company's strategic and operational goals.
  • Extensive training and development opportunities.
  • Competitive salary and bonus package.
  • Direct exposure to executive leadership and potential for career advancement.

Annual Cash Compensation: $ 130,000 - $ 155,000