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Chicago, IL
January 13, 2022

Posted By Premium Recruiter


Responsibilities of the Controller:

Demonstrate the mission, vision and values of our client.

Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of financial reporting and general ledger structure for internal and external audits

Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close

Manage all financial and accounting reporting out of Intacct

Manage all sales and pipeline data reporting out of Salesforce

Manage the daily banking and cash flow requirements

Manage budget and forecasting activities for financial statements and grant administration

Collaborate with the other department managers to support departmental goals and objectives

Monitor and analyze departmental work to develop efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy

Advise organizational staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions

Respond to inquiries from the finance team and managers regarding financial results, special reports and other requests

Work with the Senior Accountant to ensure a clean and timely year-end financial audit and single audit

Oversee with the preparation of annual financial statement year end audit and related state tax and federal tax balances

Supervise general ledger, A/P, and A/R for accuracy and timeliness

Lead strategic development and implementation of new processes and procedures to enhance performance workflow for departmental work

Provide training to new and existing staff as needed

Handle staffing issues such as, performance reviews, PTO administration, etc

Work with each direct report to establish annual goals, monitor progress, and enhance staff professional development

Complete special projects, workflow process improvements, and other duties as assigned

Other duties may be assigned.

Requirements of the Controller:

BA/BS in in Business with an emphasis in Accounting

CPA preferred

Demonstrated progressive experience in financial reporting

Experience managing people

Experience with Intacct and Salesforce

Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel

Demonstrate the mission, vision, values, and culture principles of this client.

Ability to establish, cultivate and nurture high value relationships across the organization, and with clients

Demonstrate Professional interpersonal skills

Ability to provide highly valued client-service for both internal and external clients, with focus on continual improvement

Read and comprehend intermediate instructions given from written and oral sources

Ability to write intermediate correspondence

Effectively present information to top management, employees, the public

Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication, and comfortable presenting to internal and external stakeholders

Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English fluently

Understand mathematical relationships and formulas

Understand and employ accounting mathematics

Ability to manage and track budgets

Ability to work independently and know when to seek guidance from leadership

Demonstrated ability to use diplomacy and tact

Ability to meet deadlines

Ability to identify problems and determine the best course of action for their resolution, including knowing when to communicate and engage others

Ability to think analytically and proactively solve problems

Ability to prioritize multiple projects demonstrating structured organization and astute attention to detail and seek guidance of CFO when there are questions

Demonstrates sound discretion, professional judgement and business ethics in decision making

Benefits of the Controller:

Medical Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance