Interim Assistant Controller

$50 - $60 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: In Office
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 134965
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Do you thrive in fast-paced environments and enjoy tackling complex challenges? Are you a seasoned accounting professional with a passion for healthcare and a desire to make a real impact? If so, then this Interim Assistant Controller opportunity at a leading international healthcare company in the heart of Chicago could be the perfect fit for you!

Our client is a highly respected healthcare organization with a global reach. They are committed to providing exceptional care to patients and communities. The dynamic and collaborative culture fosters professional growth and empowers individuals to make a real difference. As Interim Assistant Controller, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the Controller and the broader finance team. You will leverage your extensive accounting expertise to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting, while also providing valuable insights and strategic counsel.

Interim Assistant Controller Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Controller with all aspects of financial accounting, including month-end close, reconciliations and journal entries
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, ensuring accuracy and adherence to GAAP standards
  • Support the development and implementation of internal controls and procedures
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze financial data, providing insights and recommendations to support informed decision-making
  • Stay abreast of evolving accounting standards and regulations, ensuring compliance within the organization
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance efficiency and accuracy within the finance function

Interim Assistant Controller Requirements:
  • 5+ years of experience in a progressive accounting role
  • Demonstrated experience in healthcare accounting or a related industry is a strong plus
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and accounting software (e.g., SAP, Oracle)

If you are a highly motivated and results-oriented accounting professional with a passion for healthcare, we encourage you to apply for this Interim Assistant Controller position, even if you don’t meet all of the requirements.

Thank you,

Allee Struve
Team Lead – Management Resources
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.