Assistant Controller

Elk Grove Vlg, IL 60007

Posted: 03/25/2024 Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 258 Pay Rate: $125-150K Remote Friendly: Hybrid Experience:

Job Description



We are currently seeking an Assistant Controller to join our team.


As a key member of the finance team, you will report directly to the Controller to provide financial leadership for the company.

In this role you will oversee the monthly and quarterly close process of the general ledger. This includes preparing and posting of all standard JE’s and other supporting entries.  Prepare account reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts each month.  Special projects include yearly plan forecasting, SOX testing, A/R collections assistance, data mining and preparing advanced spreadsheets.


-Major responsibilities

* Monthly closing of the general ledger

* Monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.

* Fixed asset schedule management along with corresponding depreciation schedules.

* Supervision of AR Cash clerk and Finance admin clerk.

* Assistance with working capital management.

* Assist internal/external auditors as needed.

* Lead annual SOX testing program.

* Special projects as necessary to support other functions of the business. (sales, operations, etc)



Job Requirements


Minimum requirements:

  • BS degree in Accounting/Finance or Related Degree
  • CPA is required
  • 103+ years of accounting experience and 5+ years of managerial experience related to the position
  • GAAP and IFRS knowledge
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills




Meet Your Recruiter

Mike Podlasek
Senior Recruiter

Responsible for recruiting the CPS division that specializes in Accounting, Finance, Audit and Tax. CPS is a highly specialized, full cycle recruiting firm, placing top talent with the best companies. We've been in business since 1973 and over the years we've placed more than 40,000 of the best and brightest candidates with our clients.

If you are looking for a position in Accounting, Finance, Audit or Tax or if your company is looking for someone to provide you with good candidates for hire, please don't hesitate to contact me.

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