Ref ID: 01340-0010790904
Classification: Assistant Controller
To apply directly to this Assistant Controller position please send an email to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] with a copy of your resume in Microsoft Word ? In the subject line of your email type ?Assistant Controller?. Start-Up Opportunity! This is an exciting and attractive accounting opportunity with a 3-year-old start-up that has grown to almost a Billion dollars in annual revenue! My client is looking for a motivated hands-on Assistant Controller with at least 4 years of relevant accounting experience from a high volume, fast-paced company, and at least a year of experience supervising staff. This opportunity is in the distribution/supply chain industry and offers tremendous opportunity for growth and development, in addition to the ability to see an immediate impact from your work. Accounting Supervisors/Managers or Senior Accountants ready for the next step would be the ideal candidate. This opportunity is located in Chicago, IL near the west loop. Responsibilities: - Responsible for ?owning? the overall accounting function, including month-end processing and reporting, managing the general ledger and journal entry creation, reviewing daily bank account and credit card transactions, preparing the monthly balance sheet and bank account reconciliations, etc. - Supervise and develop financial staff and create an environment that fosters efficiency and personal accountability. - Lead the reduction of the month-end close and report preparation process. - Efficiently manage large volumes of transactions and fund flows. - Prepare the daily treasury reporting and monthly reporting dashboard. - Perform budgeting and forecasting, budget-to-actuals variance analysis, etc. - Coordinate regular client audits as well as the annual external audit - Communicate with banks, customers, and other team members.