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Date Added: Tue 24/08/2021

Assistant Controller

Hoffman Estates, IL, US
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Company: CREATIVE FINANCIAL STAFFING

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Our client is a stable, 40 year old manufacturing firm located in the NW Suburbs of Chicago. The company has 500 employees and the position is open due to a promotion. The organization has 3 separate entities in the Chicago land area plus 2 locations in Indiana and a corporate Head Quarters located in Chicago. This role is perfect for the Accounting Manager or Plant Controller/ Cost Accounting Manager who would like a definitive growth path to Controller.

Why Work Here?



  • Stable firm with a strong track record of accomplishments. 40 years in the business.

  • Great benefits (company pays almost 85% of employee benefits)

  • 3 weeks' vacation

  • A path to Controller Position in a short time frame due to upcoming retirement.

  • Multiple examples of various accounting people at the organization being promoted from within.



What you are accountable for:



  • cost accounting and maintenance of bill of materials and routing, labor and overhead rates and maintaining standards

  • full financial statement month end close

  • Managing a team of degreed accountants and paraprofessionals (accounts payable clerks).

  • Managing the information technology area with oversight on various projects (capital spend initiatives, prioritizing projects, system implementations).

  • Budgeting and post close analysis activities.



We are seeking an Assistant Controller to have:



  • Cost Accounting experience, internal financial reporting with month close background.

  • A minimum of 7 years accounting and finance experience from a manufacturing firm and/ or plant level experience.

  • One to two years managerial responsibility.

  • Must have some sort of IT background/exposure such as ERP system implementation experience, overseeing / being involved with IT projects.

  • CPA is a plus

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