Lombard, Illinois
May 12, 2024
May 19, 2024
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Work from office
Full Time
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Salary: $160,000 - $185,000 per year

A bit about us:

Manufacturing company leading with the design and distribution of water treatment systems

Why join us?
  • PTO
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability
  • 401K

Job Details

Seeking a candidate who excels in a fast-paced, private equity backed environment. The Business Unit Operational Controller (BUOC) is responsible for all aspects of the Company's internal financial reporting. The Controller's main duties include managing the preparation of monthly financial statements, oversight of business financial and process controls, and reporting and analysis as requested by senior management. Support Controller in driving accuracy, consistency and transparency of financial results for 39 branches. This role is the key partner to the business General Manager in ensuring accurate and timely insights are delivered to drive business insights and support critical decision making.

Specific Job Function

Prepare and provide accurate monthly internal financial reports with timeliness and accuracy of paramount importance, provide commentary and variance analysis in Monthly Finance Reviews on P&L and free cash flow drivers.
Drive best-in-class financial close process and reporting practices across Company operating entities.
Serve as group technical accounting lead, partner with global corporate controller on technical accounting matters, and implement new policies as needed.
Ensure accounting policy adoption across group in alignment with Company
s global accounting policies and assist with the implementation of new accounting standards.
Protect company assets by ensuring proper procedures and internal controls are followed for all local processes, with enhanced emphasis on cash receipts, cash disbursements, and bank reconciliations.
Partner with Leadership and HQ Controllership to implement new ERP across all branches, leveraging system for enhanced efficiency, compliance, and reporting. Put in place procedures and processes to ensure the accuracy of the ERP data feeding key financial reporting.
Manage, develop, and mentor staff on acumen, business partnering and decision-making.
Provide supporting data for regular external and internal audits and address audit findings in a timely and effective manner.
Assist in cash and financial forecasting and annual budget process
Lead account reconciliation processes in Blackline and certify financial results. Provide feedback and direction related to account reconciliation issues.
Review balance sheet trends and reserves; lead balance sheet reconciliation review and monitoring process across group.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in Accounting, CPA or MBA is a plus
10+ years of Financial Management and Controller experience
Public company accounting experience, including SOX controls experience, strongly preferred.
Decision making skills along with strong oral, written and interpersonal skills
Strong communication, critical thinking, and change-management skills preferred.
Sense of ownership and pride in performance and its impact on company's success
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and adapt in a fast-paced environment

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