Robert Half International Assistant Controller in CHICAGO, Illinois
We have an excellent opportunity for a Assistant Controller position. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with a track record of identifying problems and delivering solutions. As the Assistant Controller, you will assist in supervising the accounting staff and report to the Controller. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Chicago, Illinois area. Become an integral part of the team by joining this fast-paced company by applying through Robert Half Finance & Accounting.
To apply for this Assistant Controller position, email your resume to John Sadofsky (John.Sadofsky@roberthalf.com). In the subject line, type “Assistant Controller”.
What you get to do every day
Make relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like actual spend against budgets/outlook, the monthly flash report, and key financial metrics
Push accountability and the meeting of deliverables
Assist implementation and assure adherence to accounting policies and procedures
Exceptional preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits
Identify and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency
Help lead the accounting team during the closing process to ensure deadlines are met
Dissect and generate Ad Hoc financial reports
Extra assignments if necessary
Support to ensure a competent, trained staff through development, regular assessment, and goal setting
Backfill for Controller as appropriate
Arrange numerous policies, procedures, and technical accounting analyses
Aid with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting
Ensure regular account reconciliation to completion
Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills
CPA certification a plus
Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)
In-depth knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
7+ years of general ledger accounting experience
US GAAP experience
Ability to multitask effectively
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Prior accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
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Location: CHICAGO, IL
Date Posted: March 19, 2020
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 01300-0011361638
Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance
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