Chicago, IL |$70-80 | Job ID: 99221

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Are you an accounting manager looking for the next step up to a Controller role? Or are you a Controller looking for more growth opportunities? LaSalle Network is partnering with a private equity backed, global technology company that operates on six continents to hire a Controller to help build out the accounting team at their new Chicago office.


As this company’s new Controller, you will have the opportunity to hire employees for the accounting department while working alongside the private equity firm to implement new processes and procedures. This Controller will be instrumental in positioning the company to continue to hit record high profits in 2023 and will have the opportunity to grow alongside the organization.


Controller Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of up to 10 accountants and accounting clerks on their daily tasks as well as performance reviews and metrics
  • Lead and direct the monthly financial close process to ensure accurate submission of financial statements
  • Implement controls and procedures to ensure SOX compliance
  • Complete weekly and monthly forecasts and maintain the yearly budget


Controller Requirements:

  • NetSuite experience is strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; master’s degree preferred
  • Experience and ability to manage a team
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP financial and accounting principles as well as SOX compliance procedures
  • 2+ years of experience working at a publicly traded company highly preferred


If you are looking to take the next step in your Controller career with greater responsibilities and autonomy, please let me know when you are available to connect! Additionally, if you know anyone in your network who would be a good fit for this role, please forward this position to them.


Looking forward to working with you to find your next Controller job!


Thank you,


Allee Struve

Senior Project Manager, Accounting and Finance Recruiting

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.