Ringside Talent
May 22, 2020
Elgin, IL
Job Type


Contact the recruiter, Malorie Holbert, at to learn more.

If you are a seasoned accounting professional looking to play a significant role in the administration, financial and risk management operations, and overall financial strategic decision making of a company, we have a role for you.

An industry-leading company is seeking a Controller to fill a role urgently. This position will report directly to the CFO. We are seeking a hands on controller who can develop into a CFO role.


  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, G/L, Inventory/Cost Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Manage month-end closing and prepare monthly financial statements and other operational reports
  • Analyze variances and communicates explanations to management with recommended actions
  • Prepare forecasts of income statement, balance sheets, and statement of cash flows for the company
  • Shares best practices across finance team, e.g. process improvements, financial modeling and procedures changes
  • Provides proactive / unsolicited consultation, interpretation and education of complex financial and operational matters to various departmental leaders used to drive business decisions
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Collaborates with CFO, President and senior management to explain results, make improvements, manage projects, identify inefficiencies, understand operations and lead the development of complex analysis
  • Ensures proper accounting in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles as well as local statutory requirements
  • Provide meaningful information to drive business improvements


  • CPA required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skill
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