Financial Controller

Recruiter
ExecuNet
Location
Chicago
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Nov 2020
Closes
28 Nov 2020
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Company is seeking a Financial Controller to join our rapidly growing global workforce based in Chicago. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the Finance Department and developing strong best practices for Company as a whole.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all accounting operations, including A/P, A/R, revenue recognition, etc.
  • Oversee accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems
  • Create and maintain up–to–date accounting policies, procedures, and files
  • Develop global monthly, quarterly, and annual financial forecast reports
  • Track all departmental budgets and work with leadership to ensure consistency
  • Collaborate with global department leaders to develop company–wide budgets
  • Apply accounting best practices and procedures to ensure high efficacy of Finance Department
  • Coordinate financial audits and handle all account reconciliation

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related quantitative discipline; an MBA is highly preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in an Accounting or Controller Role
  • Trading operations, Financial, or Capital Markets experience highly preferred
  • Professional qualifications such as CFA or CPA required
  • Strong analytical and data–interpretation abilities
  • Excellent problem–solving and presentation skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel/PowerPoint, general ledger systems (SAP)

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