Creative Financial Staffing
North Aurora, Illinois
May 09, 2024
May 24, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
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.