Assistant Controller

The history of our client dates back to the early 1900's. Through consistent growth and acquisitions, our client has been at the forefront of the food & beverage industry in the heart of Chicago. The legacy our client's brand carries is unlike any other.

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A bit about us:

Our client is known in the food industry as leaders in their craft. Their modern, high-production facilities link old-world knowledge and baking experience with today’s technology.

Why join us?

  • Double digit topline growth YOU for over the past decade
  • Mentorship from the Controller and CEO
  • Business exposure to a nationwide organization
  • Fun family culture

Job Details

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Assistant Controller to join our team. As an Assistant Controller, you will be responsible for supporting the Controller on cash flow management, financial reporting, and other accounting related duties. The ideal candidate should have 4-8 years of corporate accounting experience and a Public accounting background is a plus. The candidate must have experience with automating existing accounting processes.

  • Support the Controller in managing the company's cash flow and forecasting.
  • Prepare financial reports and analysis to help the management team make informed decisions.
  • Automate existing accounting processes to improve efficiency and accuracy.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts.
  • Manage the general ledger and ensure that all accounts are reconciled on a timely basis.
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end financial statements and tax returns.
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP and other regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of monthly journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure that accounting information is accurate and timely.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 4-8 years of corporate accounting experience.
  • Public accounting background is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and other regulatory requirements.
  • Experience with automating existing accounting processes.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other accounting software.
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Job Details
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Chicago, IL
Job Type
$120,000 - $140,000