Controller

Industrial Fence, Inc. Chicago , IL 60632

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Controller will direct and oversee the financial activities of Industrial Fence, direct the preparation of current financial reports and summaries, and create forecasts predicting future growth. The Controller will oversee all employees in the Accounting department.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Oversees Accounting department, budget preparation, and internal audit functions.

Works with other department heads to monitor each department's performance and in meeting required deadlines.

Develop, recommend, and monitor necessary process and procedures that create innovation and efficiency within Accounting and Operations.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

Directs the preparation of all financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, tax returns, and governmental agency reports. Compares sales and profit projections to actual figures and budgeted expenses to actual expenses; makes or oversees any necessary adjustments to future projections and budgets.

Reviews and assists planning and execution processes and suggests improvements to current methods.

Analyzes operations to identify areas in need of reorganization, downsizing, or elimination.

Works with the COO and other executives to coordinate planning and establish priorities in order to achieve company visions and goals.

Studies long-range economic trends and projects their impact on future growth in sales and market share.

Maintain accountability charts within our operational tools, as well as assisting with departmental and individual goals, all being congruent with overall core focus, vision, and future goals for overall organization.

Manage relations for external audits & income taxes, banking, insurance and investments.

Analyze and review potential additional capital opportunities in the form of grants, or other capital investment opportunities to maximize overall access to capital for growth and expansion.

Participate as a member of the leadership team to execute organizational/departmental vision, focus, future growth goals, including assisting in developing overall strategy to achieve desired performance.

Requirements

Education and Experience:

Certified Public Accountant is required

6-8 years of relevant experience in Controller role

Experience in construction industry is preferred but not required

Skllls/Abilities:

Excellent management and supervisory skills

Focus on Accountability and Team

Excellent analytical and organizational skills

Proficient in database and accounting computer application systems

Proficient in MS Office

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Benefits

Collegial atmosphere, flexible hours, health, dental, visions and life insurance, 401k

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