Corporate Controller

Chicago, IL | $160K | Job ID: 62197

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Job Description

Our firm has exclusively partnered with a high growth, private equity backed company that is looking for their next accounting leader and Corporate Controller

Located in the Chicago suburbs, our client is in a unique position for continued growth despite the current state of affairs. They are continuing to hire like crazy - specifically within their accounting and finance organization. In this role, the Corporate Controller will be responsible for leading the accounting organization firm-wide and would report directly to the C-Suite. They’re looking for an accounting leader with at least 7 years of management experience. 

Corporate Controller Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the annual financial statements including preparation of key footnotes and disclosures in accordance with US GAAP
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a team; this includes growing junior-level team members, stretching senior-level team members, monitoring and balancing workloads to ensure timely and accurate work product, and reviewing work to provide coaching/feedback

  • Oversee the monthly general ledger activities of certain corporate functions/accounts and shared service and operational accounts

  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly and year-end close along with the timely reporting of all monthly financial information for all clients

Corporate Controller Requirements: 

  • Masters/MBA degree preferred. A financial certification such as a CPA preferred as well 

  • Demonstrated ability to partner with associates at all levels of the organization is required 

  • Strong communication, framing, presentation skills; along with solid interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills are required  

  • Public accounting experience required

  • 7 years of management experience and a demonstrated track record of successfully leading functions is required 

  • System implementation experience preferred 


If you are interested in this Corporate Controller opportunity and qualify per the aforementioned requirements, please apply today!  

Thank you,  

Michelle Shuster

Recruiter, Executive Search  

LaSalle Network  

Keywords and Related Terms: Controller , Accounting , finance , private equity , CPA , MBA , Management , public accounting , month end close, financial statements , chief accounting officer , 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.  

LaSalle Network is Chicago's leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. Specializing in marketing, executive search, accounting and finance, technology, administrative, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has served over 2,500 clients and placed over 25,000 candidates in temporary, temporary to permanent, and permanent positions.