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Assistant Controller

Company: Jobot
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant Controller -- Chicago, IL

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Cassidy Moyer
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Salary: $80,000 - $120,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are a well established home builder with locations across the US, looking for an experienced Assistant Controller to join our Chicago branch. This role is perfect for a professional with a strong background in enterprise accounting who is looking to take their career to the next level. Our ideal candidate is a strategic thinker with a keen eye for detail, a deep understanding of financial reporting, and a proven track record in cash flow analysis. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment where every day brings new challenges and opportunities to grow, we would love to hear from you.

Why join us?

  • Competitive Base Salary!
  • Strong Benefits Package!
  • Bonus Incentives!
  • Accelerated Career Growth!

    Job Details

    As our Assistant Controller, you will play a pivotal role in our organizations financial operations. Your key responsibilities will include:

    1. Assisting the Controller in managing all aspects of accounting operations, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk.
    2. Ensuring that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and cash accounting standards.
    3. Preparing and analyzing cash flow statements, income statements, and balance sheets.
    4. Developing and implementing financial strategies to support the companys business objectives.
    5. Collaborating with the finance team to streamline and improve financial processes.
    6. Assisting with the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts and reporting variances.
    7. Supporting month-end and year-end close processes.
    8. Ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.


    To be considered for this role, you will need:

    1. A bachelors degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. An advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., CPA) is a plus.
    2. A minimum of three years of experience in a similar role, preferably within the construction industry.
    3. Solid knowledge of GAAP, cash accounting, and construction accounting.
    4. Proven experience in financial reporting and cash flow analysis.
    5. Excellent analytical skills and a strong attention to detail.
    6. The ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
    7. Proficiency in using accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
    8. A proactive approach to problem-solving and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.

    In return, we offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative environment where you can truly make a difference. If youre ready to take the next step in your career and join a company that values your skills, experience, and dedication, apply today!

    Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Schaumburg , Assistant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Schaumburg, Illinois

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