Lincolnwood, Illinois
May 23, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Other Executive Administration
Institution Type

This position is for an experienced controller with direct oversight of accounting staff, reporting to the CFO.  Experience with construction, payroll and benefits a plus.  This position requires a systems-savvy individual with a high managerial acumen and technical skills. 

The specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

 Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Oversees Job Cost Accounting, WIP review, AP, Payroll, HR administration
  • Timely review of monthly, annual operating results to ensure completeness and accuracy with all variances identified and addressed. 
  • Internal and external reporting for audit and tax filings. 
  • Responsible for accurate GL maintenance for construction projects and subsidiary ledgers.
  • Oversee cash management functions for multiple operating entities.
  • Assist in staff training, counseling and evaluations to ensure department objectives are met. 
  • Ad hoc budgeting, reporting and analysis.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required, CPA and MBA a plus.  Construction accounting experience required.
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP, Federal and State tax and employment regulations.
  • Microsoft Excel savvy with ability to create/edit advanced MS Excel spreadsheets involving complex formulas, lookups, pivot tables, and links required.
  • Sage 300 CRE/Timberline (Payroll, Job Cost, AP, CM modules) and Viewpoint experience preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, accurate and detail oriented team player.
  • Must know how to hire, terminate, train a complete accounting department.
  • At least 10 years accounting and 5 years as a legitimate controller / CFO.

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Fitness Center.

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