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Assistant Controller in Greater Schaumburg Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 1/31/2018

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Job Description

Assistant Controller

Our client is a specialty service provider company that is currently looking for an Assistant Controller to join their team. With a growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture and great benefits.  They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed!

The Assistant Controller will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:


  • The Assistant Controller will perform general ledger account reconciliation and analysis.
  • Prepare journal entries, monthly closings, monthly financial statements and related reporting.
  • Process month-end balancing and complete the month-end process.
  • Balance sheet, P&L and cash forecasting including monthly variance and fluctuation analysis.
  • Work closely with operations to ensure accuracy of inventory and costs, including variances.
  • Prepare annual income tax support schedules and annual property tax returns with related schedules.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures with emphasis on internal controls.
  • Assume responsibility in support of external financial, tax and loan related audits.
  • Assist with completion and oversight of US GAAP adjustments for foreign entities.
  • Drive improvement in internal controls, processes and procedures, including documentation and testing.
  • Participate in the development and execution of short and long-term goals for the controllership team.
  • The Assistant Controller will perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Assistant Controller will possess the following:


  • The Assistant Controller will have 3-6 years’ related experience. Public accounting experience preferred.
  • International, multi-currency environment experience desired.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • The Assistant Controller will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA strongly desired.

Equal Opportunity Employer