Segment Controller

  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • $130,000 - $150,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Maria Reyes
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A bit about us:

Our client is a national leader in the environmental services market, providing the smart alternative.

Why join us?

Medical and Dental
Competitive salary
Paid time off
Short-term disability
Life and accident insurance
Advancement opportunities
Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Job Details

Essential Duties:

Internal Control Program, documentation, and Compliance
Leads the period-end accounting close process for one Crystal Clean’s business segments and other similar services, including additional close processes at quarter-end and year-end
Supervises and provides leadership to 3 direct reports
Oversees each period-end accounting close from end to end while communicating with the other Segment Controllers and numerous other team members to make sure all major elements of the accounting close are coordinated and executed in sequence
Manages the accounting for segment inventory
Works closely with other functions, including others within accounting, to ensure all transactions are recorded in the correct fiscal period and in accordance with US GAAP accounting standards
Responsible for creating and communicating monthly operating results for the business segment
Collaborates with functional leaders to help create the annual budget for the business segment and other similar services, and helps support the quarterly forecasting process
Analyzes the performance of specific locations and the total segment to support business decision-making, maximizing profit, and driving operational efficiencies
Devises and implements process improvements to increase efficiencies and enhance internal controls around processes within the function
Ensures the proper consolidation and elimination entries are recorded
Ensures acquisitions are properly accounted for and consolidated
Plays a key role in the annual external audit, quarterly reviews, and controls testing by preparing audit requests and working with the auditors to explain and document various transactions, business processes, and internal controls
Together with other accounting leadership, helps lead the Company’s implementation of new accounting standards
Exhibits a knowledge of internal financial controls, identifies control weaknesses, and formulates and implements solutions to address identified control problems
Payroll accounting
Incentive compensation accounting
Insurance accounting
Healthcare and other employee benefits accounting
Workers’ compensation accounting
Accounting for legal, consulting, and other professional fees
Creation of Income Statements and other financial reports and analyses
Timely preparation of assigned Balance Sheet account reconciliations at each period-end
Reviews those Balance Sheet account reconciliations assigned to other team members
Works closely with the Corporate Controller and other Segment Controllers to manage the Company’s annual audit process and quarterly reviews
Collaborates with the internal audit function and Corporate Controller to document control processes and coordinates the collection of documents requested in conjunction with ongoing controls testing
Development and implementation of process improvements with the goal of reducing the cycle time to close the books while maintaining high quality and improving internal controls
Timely completion of ad-hoc project work, as assigned

Position Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Core Competencies

Capability to conform to established schedules and deadlines
Ability to read and comprehend detailed financial statements
Strong written and verbal communication abilities
Ability and willingness to jump in and help others both inside and outside the department is a key to success
Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills
Present a positive image of Crystal Clean to fellow employees, external contacts, the general public
Demonstrate excellent leadership and motivational skills to subordinates.

Specific Skills

Solid foundation in US GAAP accounting
Effective leadership, mentoring, and supervisory skills
Business analytics and problem-solving abilities
Ability to work cross-functionally with non-accounting individuals/teams
Experience with NetSuite a plus
Experience in the Coupa procure-to-pay platform a major plus
The ability and desire to be a team player is crucial
Ability to grasp new concepts quickly
Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
Proficient other Microsoft Office applications
Strong written and oral communication skills are mandatory

Work Experience

5-12 years of experience in a related field such as accounting, audit, finance, business unit controllership, Financial Reporting, etc.
Experience in the waste industry, a route-based service business, or the oil re-refining industry a major plus

Education, Certificates, Licenses, or Designations

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
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Hoffman Estates, IL
Job Type
$130,000 - $150,000