Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
North Aurora, Illinois
Posted
May 09, 2024
Closes
May 24, 2024
Ref
2757792600
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Our client, a leading distribution company, is seeking a Controller to join the growing team! This position is a great opportunity to work with a strong leadership team and make an impact.

Why Apply-Controller?
  • Stable company that is growing!
  • Strong leadership team
  • Comprehensive Benefits (medical, dental, vision, and life insurance)
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Reimbursement / Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) - Discretionary Company Match
  • STD/LTD available
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Business Casual

Job Summary:

In this role, the Controller will prepare financial statements, record journal entries, maintain account reconciliation schedules, supervise staff Accountants, and update/maintain policies and procedures.

Essential Functions of the Controller:
  • Prepares and distributes monthly/quarterly/yearly financial statements.
  • Develops annual budgets and quarterly forecasts.
  • Prepares auditing schedules and implements needed changes.
  • Supervises and develops/mentors accounting staff.
  • Supervises the monthly financial closing process by entering journal entries, reconciling various general ledger accounts, and providing account analysis
  • Contributes to the decision-making process at all levels of the company.
  • Maintains a strong internal control environment with an emphasis on standardizing business transactions and separation of duties.

Experience Preferred- Controller:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting is required, CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant accounting experience, preferably in a distribution environment.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software and have advanced MS Excel skills.