Corporate Controller

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 200000 - $ 225000

Corporate Controller

A publicly traded mid-market manufacturer is looking to add a Corporate Controller to their team. This person will lead financial reporting, GL, internal controls, tax, support treasury and will oversee the operational accounting function. The role will report directly to the CFO and manage a team of 5-10 and have the potential to be a successor to the CFO in time.


  • Partnering with the CFO to determine accounting and tax implications for all material business decisions;
  • Reviewing all documentation and contracts in order to develop and improve internal controls;
  • Leading quarterly financial reporting – including reviewing SEC documents, ensuring quality, and administering strict timeline;
  • Managing transaction accounting, SOX, the closing process, and other financial controls;
  • Overseeing General Ledger functions; assure accuracy, timeliness, and conformity with professional accounting standards and best practices in accordance with GAAP;
  • Audit CO coordination and leadership and liaison with Company Audit Co Chairmen
  • Leadership of Company Audit Process and coordination with Company Auditors
  • Assistance on company banking and treasury management processes.
  • Oversite of Company’s capital management processes
  • Own primary responsibility for the Company’s views on technical accounting matters;
  • Collaborating and contributing to the Senior Leadership Team and BOD to improve overall company performance;
  • Overseeing tax compliance and strategy, as well as, capital assets;
  • Working with senior management to ensure internal compliance.


  • 10+ years of experience
  • CPA
  • Experience within publicly traded company environment
  • Accounting close leadership and experience supporting the external audit required
  • Foundation from Big 4 or Mid-Tier public accounting strongly preferred
  • Manufacturing or product-based industry preferred
  • Mid to large ERP experience preferred
  • Local candidates strongly preferred


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