Warrenville, Illinois
Jun 25, 2024
Jun 27, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Controller needed- small company/ private equity experience

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Salary: $120,000 - $160,000 per year

A bit about us:

we are a 15 year and strong company looking for a controller. we need someone who is hands on and an out of the box thinker. Room for growth and a very visible role

Why join us?

WE offer great benefits and a fun energetic work environment.
Health, dental, vision (plus FSA and daycare savings options)
Generous paid vacation and holiday time
Summer hours
On-site fitness center

Job Details

Job Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting:

Design and manage the senior-level balanced score card
Design and manage an efficient forecasting and budget process
Identify risk and opportunities within the financial results
Assist in financial system selection including ledger and FP&A
Manage and quality control the preparation of regular reports on AP, billing, and collections metrics for senior management.
Analyze financial data to provide insights and recommendations to senior management.

Month-End Close:

Ensure an efficient and accurate month-end closing process.
Manage the preparation and quality control of monthly journal entries and accruals.
Prepare and review monthly financial statements and reports.
Separate out the economics of 2 lines of business into their respective legal entities.

Revenue Management & Cost Savings:

Proactively identify and address areas of potential revenue leakage, implementing measures to safeguard company earnings.
Continuously review operations and processes to uncover cost-saving opportunities without compromising service or quality.
Collaborate with departmental heads and provide recommendations on financial best practices to enhance profitability.

High-Volume Accounts Payable Management:

Oversee and manage the high-volume accounts payable process to ensure timely and accurate payment of invoices.
Utilize artificial intelligence tools to automate and streamline invoice processing.
Coordinate with vendors and internal departments to resolve any discrepancies or issues related to invoice payments.
Monitor AP aging reports to ensure all payables are addressed promptly.
Ensure invoices recommended for payment have support of services provided.

High-Volume Billing & Cash Collections Management:

Supervise the billing and collections team in generating and sending out invoices to clients in a timely manner.
Monitor the accounts receivable aging report, identifying overdue accounts and initiating appropriate collection actions.
Establish communication with clients to address payment-related inquiries or disputes.
Develop strategies to minimize bad debts and write-offs.

Team Management & Development:

Lead and manage the accounting team to ensure measurable targets are met.
Provide training and updates regarding changes in the AP, billing, and collection processes or new tools/technologies.
Conduct performance reviews and provide constructive feedback.

Process Improvement & Automation:

Continuously identify areas for process improvement in AP, billing, and collections.
Collaborate with the IT team to enhance the capabilities of artificial intelligence tools.
Stay updated with best practices to bring innovation and efficiency to the department.


BS degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Accounting or Business (Required)
6+ years of experience in corporate accounting function (Required)
Proficiency in Excel (Required)
Excellent numerical and analytical skills
Experience managing large amounts of data/transactions in Excel or another analytical tool
Experience managing a team of at least 5 people
Knowledge of accounting and financial reporting competencies
Proficiency in MS Office and competency in computer software
Experience with state sales tax for multiple states
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Must be dependable, able to multi-task, and have ability to meet strict deadlines

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