Chicago, Illinois
May 19, 2024
May 24, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type

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Salary: $130,000 - $150,000 per year

A bit about us:

Based in Chicago, IL we are a TOP Ranked Public Accounting firm! We just merged and have a smaller office feel - we are looking for a Controller to join our internal CPA team.

Our core values are centered around our people and our clients. We believe that putting your employees first is not only the right thing to do, but it also gives us the competitive edge to ensure our clients have an excellent experience! Over the years our reputation for providing our people with the very best has caught the eye of some reputable clients who have chosen to use us as their primary firm!

Why join us?

Do you want to work with some of the nation's best Clients AND enjoy time at home w/ family? We do too!
  • Meaningful Work!
  • Best in Class Firm!
  • Competitive Compensation Package!
  • Complete Benefits Package!
  • Flexible Work Schedules!
  • Accelerated Career Growth!
  • Fun Company Activities!
  • Many More!

Job Details

Job Title: Controller

Company Overview:
Dynamic and innovative financial advisory firm committed to providing exceptional services to our clients. With a focus on strategic financial planning, risk management, and investment advisory, we strive to empower businesses and individuals to achieve their financial goals. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a talented and experienced Controller to join our team.

Position Overview:
As the Controller, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the financial activities of the organization. You will be responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, implementing robust internal controls, and providing strategic financial guidance to support the company's growth. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in financial management, exceptional analytical skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting:
  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Generate insightful financial reports for management, offering key insights and recommendations.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting:
  • Lead the budgeting and forecasting processes, working closely with department heads to develop accurate and achievable financial plans.
  • Monitor budget variances and provide timely analysis to support decision-making.
  • Internal Controls:
  • Design and implement effective internal control processes to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with financial regulations.
  • Regularly assess the effectiveness of existing controls and propose improvements as necessary.
  • Cash Flow Management:
  • Manage cash flow effectively to meet operational needs and optimize investment opportunities.
  • Implement strategies to enhance liquidity and minimize financial risks.
  • Audit Coordination:
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for external auditors during the annual audit process.
  • Ensure timely and accurate provision of all necessary documentation and information.

Team Collaboration:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, providing financial insights and support for decision-making.
  • Work closely with the finance team to mentor and develop staff members.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA designation preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Controller or similar role in the financial services industry.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting requirements.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in financial management software and MS Excel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and qualifications to
Please include "Controller Application - in the subject line.

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