• location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $95,000 - $115,000 per year
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Are you a results-driven Controller looking to make a move?

A financial services non-profit located in the Loop is seeking a new Controller. Revenue recognition experience, CPA and experience with Great plains is preferred.

location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $95,000 - 115,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 6 Years
Responsibilities include the monthly financial close, disbursement policy and procedures, approval of payments within company guidelines, and ensuring that a rigorous and comprehensive system of internal controls is in place. Works closely with other lines of business in order to monitor day-to-day operations and provide outstanding financial, accounting and internal customer support.

Specific projects and responsibilities include:

  • Perform monthly financial close and related basic financial reports including expense accruals, reconciliations and journal entries
  • Develop, document and maintain accounting and operating procedures, policies and controls, including both revenue and expense recognition
  • Calculate revenue and deferred revenue. Lead implementation of new ASU 2014-09 Topic 606 Revenue Recognition
  • Determine taxability of various products, ensuring proper recording of revenue and expenses against all products
  • Ensure all revenue is invoiced in accordance with contract terms
  • Oversee Accounts payable and Accounts receivable collections process
  • Calculate all sales commissions
  • Maintain and control corporate credit cards
  • Coordinate annual external audit and tax activities including IRS Form 990 and 990T
  • Responsible for all regulatory reporting, audits and tax payments including IRS, State of Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky and City of Chicago
  • Ad hoc projects and other responsibilities as assigned
  • Minimum six years of progressive accounting and management experience; experience in a Controller position preferred
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Strong supervision and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills; experience with Great Plains Dynamics preferred
  • Understanding and/or exposure to designing and monitoring internal controls
Questions? Feel free to reach out to Maggie McCormick at 312-499-4305 or

skills: Great Plains, CPA
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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