Naperville, Illinois
May 16, 2024
May 17, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
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Join a fast-growing investment firm that values collaboration and maintains a growth-mindset as a hands-on Controller! Great pay, benefits, and work culture!

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Salary: $135,000 - $185,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are a is a rapidly growing investment firm dedicated to providing exceptional financial services to our clients. We specialize in delivering diverse and expanded investment opportunities for those seeking growth, income and risk-managed investments. We have built a reputation for excellence and innovation in the industry. As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a talented and experienced Controller to join our team and contribute to our continued success. We aim to foster an entrepreneurial culture where creativity, innovation, and initiative are highly valued. Our employees have the freedom to explore new ideas, take calculated risks, and play a hands-on role in building the business.

Why join us?

As a growing investment firm, we can provide ample opportunities for career growth and advancement. As our firm expands, new roles and responsibilities may emerge, allowing you to take on new leadership positions and develop new skills. You will have great exposure to a wide range of tasks and projects that can provide valuable experience to any professional. We have a close-knit culture and a collaborative work environment. We offer a supportive and inclusive work environment, ensuring our employees feel valued & respected. Join a firm where you can make meaningful contributions and enjoy a great company culture!

Job Details

Join a dynamic team at an esteemed financial services firm as we seek a skilled Controller to lead our accounting operations. We value your expertise and collaborative spirit to fortify our financial foundation. The Controller will play a key role in overseeing the financial operations of the company and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial reporting. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance and accounting, exceptional analytical skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. This position offers the opportunity to make a significant impact on the growth and success of the organization.

Objectives of this Role:

  • Furnish senior management with thorough financial insights through meticulous evaluation, analysis, and reporting.
  • Apply company protocols to navigate the current economic landscape and guide financial decisions.
  • Establish and uphold financial controls and standards to ensure compliance and optimize performance.
  • Attain budgeting milestones through strategic scheduling, analysis, and corrective measures.

  • Safeguard revenue receipts, expenditures, and team budgets, upholding internal integrity.
  • Collaborate with the CFO to set financial benchmarks, budgets, and reporting criteria.
  • Implement uniform accounting practices in compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Prepare regulatory filings and enforce internal controls for asset protection and procedural integrity.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP standards.
  • Develop and manage the company's budgeting and forecasting process, including variance analysis and performance tracking.
  • Monitor cash flow, manage banking relationships, and optimize liquidity to support the company's operations and growth initiatives.
  • Implement and maintain effective internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee all tax-related matters, including preparation of tax returns, compliance with tax laws and regulations, and coordination with external tax advisors.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for external auditors and coordinate the annual financial audit process.
  • Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals, providing guidance and support to foster professional growth and development.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline processes, improve efficiency, and enhance the effectiveness of financial operations.
  • Undertake special projects and initiatives as assigned by senior management, contributing to the achievement of company objectives.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of accounting experience, demonstrating proficiency.
  • Sound comprehension of banking operations and financial analysis.
  • Familiarity with tax regulations and compliance reporting.
  • Track record of successful financial project management.
  • Bachelor's in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA highly preferred
  • Foundation in public accounting highly preferred.
  • Senior level management experience highly preferred.

Key notes about the role and company:
  • We all work fully onsite, 5 days/week as we've found fully onsite operations contribute to our culture, collaboration and business success!
  • With our success and growth, we will continue promoting and hiring to staff making this a great time to join the business!
  • We offer a full suite of benefits, IRA with a match, PTO, and more.
  • We are very open to what a successful hire for this Controller opening could be. Whether you're looking to take your first step from public to industry, are looking to take on a new challenge, or are a tenured professional with extensive experience, we want to hear from you!
  • This is a bonus eligible role and all bonuses are currently discretionary.

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