Controller

$140,000 - $160,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: In Office
Location: Skokie, Illinois
Job ID: 138414
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a growing real estate investment company, located in the north suburbs of Chicago. They are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Controller to manage a team of 5 accountants and ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial records across multiple locations. 

This position is responsible for overseeing the entire month-end cycle, managing daily accounting operations and fulfilling both monthly and annual reporting requirements. The ideal candidate will excel in a fast-paced environment, providing accurate and timely accounting work while maintaining compliance with internal policies and external regulations. Targeting a base salary of $140,000 -$160,000. 

Controller Responsibilities:
  • Lead and mentor a team of accountants managing books and records for multiple locations
  • Oversee month-end close, review journal entries, maintain the general ledger and prepare financial packages
  • Manage monthly and annual reporting, ensure adherence to internal policies and external standards
  • Supervise accounting operations including AP and AR, create internal policies and coordinate with external tax accountants
  • Prepare variance analysis on monthly financial statements, provide actionable insights
  • Assist in year-end data gathering and balance sheet analysis
  • Ensure accurate and timely accounting while managing multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Controller Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • CPA certification preferred
  • 7+ years of accounting experience, with 3+ years in a managerial role
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting standards
  • Proficient in Yardi
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

If you are interested in this Controller opportunity and meet the above requirements, please apply today!  

Thank you,  


Colette Conners
Senior Project Manager, Accounting and Finance  
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.