Assistant Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Schaumburg, Illinois
Posted
May 16, 2024
Closes
May 24, 2024
Ref
2761246505
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Assistant Controller

Our client is a global, US-based specialized manufacturer that is growing extensively, with customers in high demand, high growth industries. The Assistant Controller position due to promotion/growth. The Assistant Controller will help lead the domestic accounting & finance function and be a strategic business partner, contributing to the growth and assist with overseeing & review of foreign subsidiaries financials and business processes along with providing financial results to the parent company. Very high-profile role, working side by side leadership and an excellent opportunity to grow, develop, and have an impact in the Accounting/Finance functions and the business.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Controller:
  • Hands on, assist in leading the domestic Accounting/Finance group and with overseeing/review of foreign subsidiaries financials and processes
  • Help in leading the global month end close and internal reporting
  • Assist in the process for financial reporting, reviewing of account reconciliations and consolidation of foreign subsidiaries
  • Assist with budgeting, providing budget to actuals analysis and insights
  • Analysis of gross margin by customers, products, and locations, working capital, production variances, costs, and forecasting results in balance sheet, income statement, cash flow
  • Create and manage KPI's to provide insight into trends, new opportunities, and risks
  • Work closely with leadership to ensure that Finance is providing timely and accurate data needed to operate the business
  • Ensure areas of risk are identified and the proper controls are in place
  • Review and research new, complex, or unusual business transactions
  • Assist with audits
  • Point of contact for accounting systems in the Accounting/Finance function with the technology groups


Ideal Experience for the Assistant Controller:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA is preferred
  • Prior public accounting experience a plus
  • Progressive experience supervising / leading Accounting functions
  • Knowledge of technical accounting matters, GAAP, IFRS and foreign subsidiaries
  • Manufacturing / Products industry experience
  • Success and drive working as a true business partner to contribute to the overall company goals
  • Ability to collaborate with groups cross-functionally
  • Process/business improvements
  • Strong ERP systems experience


About the Assistant Controller Opportunity:
  • Opportunity to be a business partner
  • Great opportunity to create value, be highly recognized
  • Opportunity for growth within the subsidiary and operating companies
  • Highly visible role to company as a whole
  • Strong leadership team, employees are highly valued and appreciated
  • Family Culture, Hybrid work, excellent benefits
  • Work in high demand, developing, growing industries
  • Very stable and growing international company
  • Poised for strong growth, part of a global diversified leader
  • International exposure