Chicago, Illinois |$180-200K | Job ID: 107210

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Job Description

LaSalle Network has partnered with a high-growth, private equity backed manufacturing company in Chicago to search for their new Controller. As the leader of the accounting team, the Controller will play a key in ensuring the company’s financial health. The ideal Controller candidate has accounting leadership experience and the ability to be successful in a fast-paced environment.

Controller Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all accounting functions including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Payroll, and Tax.
  • Responsible for month end close process and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Collaborate with management team to develop strategic financial and operating plans.
  • Develop and track internal compliance metrics and provide monthly and quarterly updates that highlight areas of risk with processes and/or controls.
  • Research and resolve technical accounting issues.
  • Supervise internal and external audits.
  • Create and provide accurate financial reporting to company management and Board of Directors on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Lead and develop staff and conduct annual performance reviews and ongoing check-ins and coaching.
Controller Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field with 10+ years of experience; Master’s degree preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience in public accounting required
  • Deep understanding of US GAAP
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point

If you are interested in this Controller opportunity and qualify for the role, please apply today!
Thank you,
Jay Camper
Sr. Director, Accounting & Finance
LaSalle Network
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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.