Assistant Controller

  • Location
    Schaumburg, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 130000 - $ 150000

Assistant Corporate Controller
A highly acquisitive $200M PE portfolio company is looking for a dynamic Assistant Corporate Controller to add to their team. The role sits in the NW Suburbs of Chicago and will work closely with the Director of Finance, CFO, PE firm and other Senior Leaders while leading a global team.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Assistant Corporate Controller will be responsible for global consolidated reporting, leading the close process, treasury, tax and audit support, process improvement and financial modeling to support M&A and other major projects. This person will manage a team of seven across general accounting and operational accounting so strong leadership is needed. This is a great role for someone who wants to be groomed for a Controller and eventually CFO role.

Key Responsibilities:

· Work closely with the Director of Finance, CEO, CFO, COO and other management team members as well as external auditors to provide timely and comprehensive internal and external financial reporting.

· Ensure proper accounting policies and procedures are updated and in compliance

· Support finance leaders in tax planning, treasury work and financial systems

· Lead internal and external reporting including consolidation of global business

· Treasury support and cash flow forecasting/modeling

· Tax planning support

· Financial modeling to support M&A and large capital projects

· Process improvement for global accounting/finance function

· Point person to outside audit firm

· Manage a team of 7 across general accounting and operational accounting

Ideal experience:

· 7+ years of experience

· Experience leading a close and reporting process in an industry role

· Product based industry

· Acquisition integration experience and international experience a +

· Motivated to learn and move up



Growth path to the Controller role or other opportunities with PE portfolio companies both local and nationally. Highly acquisitive company that has integrated several businesses in the last 24 months globally. Varied role with accounting, reporting, treasury, tax and M&A support

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