Interim Controller

Schaumburg, IL |$90-100K | Job ID: 80933

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Job Description

LaSalle Network has partnered with one of the top 20 SaaS companies in the Chicagoland area. Their team is planning to grow rapidly in the next year and are looking for a InterimController to be a big part of this process. Currently, the Interim Controller that will start remote and eventually sit at their corporate headquarters in the Chicago Loop. They will be responsible for all accounting and finance operations for this business unit, work directly with their executive leadership team, and provide strategy for workflow optimization and process improvements. As well as the process leadership this person will have a team of 8-10 direct reports.

Interim Controller Responsibilities:

  • Establishes accounting procedures and internal controls and assures that procedures and controls are documented correctly. Assesses controls through periodic evaluation and risk assessment programs.
  • Oversees all activities related to the general ledger including accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed asset and payroll systems. Ensures that all financial transactions are properly executed and recorded.
  • Oversees timely and accurate financial statement reporting and variance analysis for management and board members.
  • Devises and recommends new or modified accounting systems to provide complete and accurate financial and statistical reports. Ensures record systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and ensures adherence to state and federal policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, and maintaining strong employee relationships
  • Establishes accounting procedures and internal controls and assures that procedures and controls are documented correctly. Assesses controls through periodic evaluation and risk assessment programs.
  • Selects, trains/orients, assigns department accounting staff, evaluates performance, and makes recommendations for personnel actions.

Interim Controller Requirements:

  • CPA Required
  • 8+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities across all levels of an organization
  • Excellent Excel knowledge
  • ERP systems knowledge
  • Detailed oriented
  • Process Improvement mindset
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization and experience presenting to upper management


If you are interested in the Interim Controller opportunity, please apply today!

Thank you,

Ali Altmann
Sr. Project Manager
LaSalle Network

Keywords and Related Terms: Controller , MEC/YEC , audit ,  reconciliations , erp

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.