Assistant Controller

$120,000 - $140,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago , Illinois
Job ID: 135830
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LaSalle Network has partnered with one of the largest nonprofit organizations in the country. They are looking to add an Assistant Controller to their Chicago-based team. Reporting to the CFO, the Assistant Controller will play a pivotal role in managing the daily financial operations for the organization. The incumbent will ensure compliance with GAAP, oversee the efficient production of financial reports, manage general ledger activities, supervise financial audits and contribute to the annual budgeting process. The Assistant Controller will also be responsible for implementing and maintaining financial software systems.

Assistant Controller Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the daily operations of the Finance department in accordance with GAAP
  • Oversee the accurate production of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
  • Supervise general ledger activities and reconcile bank accounts
  • Coordinate and facilitate the financial statement audit process and tax return filings
  • Review and supervise the completion of financial reports for affiliate organizations
  • Implement and maintain financial software systems for efficient departmental operations
  • Establish and enforce internal control procedures in collaboration with the CFO
  • Conduct performance reviews and provide professional development opportunities for staff
  • Plan and execute audit plans to minimize costs and expedite the audit process
  • Compile and report financial status for organization-wide events and funds
  • Consolidate financial records and assist in budget reporting for approval
  • Administer departmental goals assigned by the CEO and Board
  • Review and analyze monthly financial management statements
  • Reconcile general ledger balances and bank accounts
  • Supervise the reconciliation of various cash and investment accounts
  • Coordinate budget, audit and tax reporting processes for affiliated organizations
  • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to organizational policies
  • Manage the performance and daily operations of the General Accounting area
  • Produce interim and final budget reports for Finance Committee approval

Assistant Controller Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field required; CPA certification or CPA candidate preferred
  • 8+ years of GAAP-based accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Not-for-profit accounting experience is a plus
  • Experience with Sage or Dynamics preferred 

If this position is of interest to you and you meet the requirements above, please apply today!

Thank you,

Daniel Pinkerton
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.