472 N. McLean Blvd., 2nd Floor Elgin, IL 60123-3274
The Controller will report directly to the CFO and lead the finance function and responsible for the accurate and timely consolidation of financial statements while serving as lead business facing finance executive interacting with colleagues across all disciplines, including the COO, CMO, CTO, CCO, and general managers of various plant operations.
The Controller will work with the Corporate Controller to ensure financial statements are prepared in conformity to US GAAP while at the same time preparing insight and understanding of the business through the generation of management accounts. Given the company has grown rapidly over the last two years, the ID Controller will work to improve internal controls and streamline the accounting and reporting process.
Candidate Profile: We are seeking an individual who brings financial and business leadership and understands how the finance function can deliver a strategic advantage toward achieving growth through analysis, business partnering, and improved decision making. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter driven by an innate desire for improvement and takes comfort in leaving their mark on an organization. Given the high degree of interaction this role will have with other functional disciplines (operations, marketing, sales, etc), this ideal candidate will be well skilled in explaining financial topics and communicating analyses of results to a wide variety of audiences and financial savvy. The candidate’s success will be defined by a humble attitude, intellectual curiosity, comfort with uncertainty, and a process mindset. Someone who focuses on providing advice, insight, business partnering and decision support on a bedrock of sound accounting and reporting functions will do well in this role.
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