Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Roselle, Illinois
Posted
May 07, 2024
Closes
May 20, 2024
Ref
2756673504
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
ABOUT THE COMPANY
  • Our client is a leading insurance organization looking to add a Controller to their Accounting team. This position will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer and oversee a team of 3 individuals. They are a leader in their industry. They are a privately held organization, and 2024 is looking to be an exciting year!

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTROLLER:
  • The Controller is responsible for maintaining an effective system of financial controls and reporting systems to issue timely and accurate financial statements as required by the SEC, investors, business partners and management.
  • The Controller will guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Establish, monitor, and enforce internal controls.
  • Monitor and confirm finances by coordinating audits; provide information to external auditors.
  • Direct preparation of reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position for management and investors.
  • Achieve budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to regulatory requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintain accounting staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, coaching and training employees.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge through educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Protect operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential.
  • Maintain ERP system for the organization
  • Interface with other departments, VP - Finance, CFO, CEO, and the audit committee.

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE CONTROLLER ROLE:
  • BS in Accounting or Finance, Masters a Plus
  • CPA
  • Insurance experience preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years experience
  • Advanced Excel