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Controller (Finance & Accounting Management)

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client is a leading payroll organization and looking to hire a Controller. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its employees with the tools and training necessary to perform.


RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTROLLER:

  • The Controller will oversee all global financial and accounting processes in all locations and in all currencies
  • Oversee and manage all general ledger activity, reporting systems, GAAP/IFRS standards
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end close process
  • Direct preparation of company forecasts and budget
  • Support the CFO in engaging the Board of Directors around issues and trends in financial operating models and delivery
  • Coordinate, monitor, and support taxation requirements insuring timely completion of tax returns
  • Manage and track the performance of invested assets in keeping with policies and investment guidelines.
  • Document and understand ERP/MRP systems



Requirements



This is an extraordinary opportunity for a mature leader with seven to ten years of treasury and finance/accounting experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit, followed by experience gathering, evaluating, presenting and reporting financial information to executive teams and external stakeholders. The Controller will ideally have experience in a complex international environment.


 


  • BS in Finance, or Accountancy, MBA preferred
  • CPA certification is required
  • Minimum 7-10 years of relevant accounting experience with at least 3 years in an accounting management capacity
  • Solid understanding of accounting processes and procedures and US GAAP
  • Technology savvy with experience in managing relationships with software vendors
  • Proficiency with accounting software systems, experience with Great Plaines preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to navigate a complex multi-national, multi-location, multi-currency organization in a very fast paced environment.


Please email resume for immediate consideration.

Keywords: controller, controllership, comptroller, CFO, accounting manager, accounting, finance, management, CPA

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Deerfield
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $110,000.00 - $125,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance, Management
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Company Overview

Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned accounting and financial staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

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US-IL-Deerfield
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-IL-Deerfield
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$110,000.00 - $125,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance, Management
Store Type:

Description


Controller (Finance & Accounting Management)

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client is a leading payroll organization and looking to hire a Controller. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its employees with the tools and training necessary to perform.


RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTROLLER:

  • The Controller will oversee all global financial and accounting processes in all locations and in all currencies
  • Oversee and manage all general ledger activity, reporting systems, GAAP/IFRS standards
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end close process
  • Direct preparation of company forecasts and budget
  • Support the CFO in engaging the Board of Directors around issues and trends in financial operating models and delivery
  • Coordinate, monitor, and support taxation requirements insuring timely completion of tax returns
  • Manage and track the performance of invested assets in keeping with policies and investment guidelines.
  • Document and understand ERP/MRP systems



Requirements



This is an extraordinary opportunity for a mature leader with seven to ten years of treasury and finance/accounting experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit, followed by experience gathering, evaluating, presenting and reporting financial information to executive teams and external stakeholders. The Controller will ideally have experience in a complex international environment.


 


  • BS in Finance, or Accountancy, MBA preferred
  • CPA certification is required
  • Minimum 7-10 years of relevant accounting experience with at least 3 years in an accounting management capacity
  • Solid understanding of accounting processes and procedures and US GAAP
  • Technology savvy with experience in managing relationships with software vendors
  • Proficiency with accounting software systems, experience with Great Plaines preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to navigate a complex multi-national, multi-location, multi-currency organization in a very fast paced environment.


Please email resume for immediate consideration.

Keywords: controller, controllership, comptroller, CFO, accounting manager, accounting, finance, management, CPA
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