Finance Controller – Chicago – 1279

1279 – Finance Controller

Please note – we are seeking Chicago area candidates – there is no allowance for relocation.

Our client designs, assembles and provides packaging solutions (machines and lines) to industrial companies and end-users. The client’s office is in the Western Suburbs.

Financial Controller

  • Direct activities of two accounting (plus HR) personnel and co-ordinate activities other departments in support of divisional day-to-day operations.
  • Ensure the integrity of the accounts
  • Interpret operating results as they impact the funances of the subsidiary
  • Provide overall accounting support and clear periodic financial reporting, in accordance with local regulation and corporate policy
  • Develop periodic management reporting and analytical tools, including industrial costing analysis
  • Provide budget analysis, working capital analysis, product activity reporting and other varied key metrics to support operational tracking and improvement.
  • Provide data-driven analysis, interpretations and recommending corrective action to drive improvement.
  • Make specific recommendations that will result in profit and cash improvement, including training of the other staff to improve accounting functions
  • Develop and implement appropriate accounting policies, processes, systems, tools, infrastructure and sufficient internal controls to meet the financial reporting needs and to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Establish and administer adequate controls to assure that expenditures and commitments are made with proper approval procedures
  • Establish and maintain an internal control environment
  • Lead change of the ERP system
  • Exportation experience or knowledge a plus
  • Ensure all members of the department have clearly defined accountabilities and roles and that individual development plans are in place to enable goals to be achieved

Requirements:

  • Accounting, taxes, basic business law, export procedures
  • Familiarity with ERP system – MR Pro / QAD EE 2015
  • Microsoft Office
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Must be a confident communication with all levels
  • Three to five years industrial accounting experience a minimum

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