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Controller - Logistics - Oak Lawn, IL

Company: Michael Page
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

I'm currently partnered with the CFO at a multi-million dollar industry leading business within the logistics space. Located in the South Suburbs of Chicago and operating on a hybrid schedule, they are actively seeking to identify a Controller to join their team.Reporting directly to the VP of Finance of their global, multi-billion dollar parent organization within logistics space, this individual will have full ownership of the accounting function for their multi-million dollar business unit, while managing a team of 5+ individuals. In addition, you will have the ability to make an immediate impact by driving process improvements within the team. The VP of Finance is looking for someone who is strong in the manufacturing or logistics industry, who can be their right-hand person and thrive in the growth they are experiencing.Client DetailsI'm currently partnered with the CFO at a multi-million dollar industry leading business within the logistics space. Located in the South Suburbs of Chicago and operating on a hybrid schedule, they are actively seeking to identify a Controller to join their team.Reporting directly to the VP of Finance of their global, multi-billion dollar parent organization within logistics space, this individual will have full ownership of the accounting function for their multi-million dollar business unit, while managing a team of 5+ individuals. In addition, you will have the ability to make an immediate impact by driving process improvements within the team. The VP of Finance is looking for someone who is strong in the manufacturing or logistics industry, who can be their right-hand person and thrive in the growth they are experiencing.DescriptionController Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate month, quarter, and year-end closing processes, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial reporting.
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements
  • Coordinate and oversee the annual external audit process, including the preparation of audit schedules and responding to auditor inquiries.
  • Liaisons with internal and external auditors, ensures compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Standards
  • Stay up-to-date with federal, state, and local payroll regulations to ensure compliance with tax laws, wage and hour laws, and other relevant regulations.
  • Stay abreast of changes in accounting standards, regulations, and industry trends to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Lead and develop a high-performing accounting team, providing guidance, support, and professional development opportunities.Profile
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
    • CPA or MBA a plus
    • Manufacturing, logistics, or distribution experience
    • ERP Experience
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and organize efficiently
    • Desire to continue to grow through continuing training and development
    • Strong attention to detailJob Offer
      • Competitive compensation package
      • Strong benefits
      • Hybrid working flexibility
      • Fast growing company
      • Ample room to progress your career
      • Highly visible role, reporting to the VP of Finance
      • Awesome team culture with team bonding eventsApply now and your resume will be considered within 24 hours! MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

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