Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Warrenville, Illinois
Posted
May 08, 2024
Closes
May 24, 2024
Ref
2757516940
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Our client, a leading distributor of CPG products, is seeking a Controller to join the growing team. This is a great opportunity to work with a strong leadership team and make an impact from day one!

What we like:
  • Great work/life balance, no overtime. Flexible start times.
  • Lots of long-term employees, family environment
  • Opportunity to learn, grow and advance
  • Strong benefits, 401k Holiday bonus,
  • Great stability, financially secure
  • Successful strategic plan

Top Responsibilities:
  • Supervise all daily accounting activity
  • Assign and/or audit work of general accounting clerks engaged in accounts payable, payroll, billing and general accounting activities.
  • Manages and supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources
  • Conduct special financial projects; prepare financial statements, and other management reports as directed. Exercise all normal supervisory functions within general accounting. Maintain official accounting records for the company. Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and others dealing with financial issues of the company.
  • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, expedites workflow and standardizes and improves procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of operations
  • Supervises preparation and prepares, as required, periodic reports
  • Responsible for preparation of monthly financial statements package and internal financial reports to department managers and analysis thereof as required
  • Directs the Accounting department in providing and directing procedures and system necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting control and services
  • Directs, consolidates and analyzes all accounting procedures together with statistical and routine reports, including any desirable analysis of monthly departmental reports.
  • Proposes policies for the establishment and maintenance of inventory levels.
  • Prepares year-end reports and responsible for all general accounting year-end audit items.
  • Insure the general ledger and financial statements are maintained and prepared in conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) applied on a basis consistent with other periods reported/presented.
Experience Preferred:
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • Distribution industry experience is a plus
  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance