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Assistant Controller

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Job Details
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Company Name
Robert Half
Physical Address

Elmhurst, IL 60126
Job Description


We are seeking a self-starter with a demonstrated history of identifying issues and problem solving for this exciting Assistant Controller role. You will keep the Controller up to date on the accounting staff as the Assistant Controller. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Elmhurst, Illinois area. You could apply your talents within an expanding company by applying via Robert Half Finance & Accounting today!

Key responsibilities

- Identify and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

- Supplementary duties as assigned

- Endorse implementation and confirm adherence to accounting policies and procedures

- Backfill for Controller if necessary

- Partake in the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

- Devise relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like key financial metrics, the monthly flash report, and actual spend against budgets/outlook

- Uphold to ensure a competent, trained staff through development, regular assessment, and goal setting

- Drive accountability and the meeting of deliverables

- Deliver regular account reconciliation to completion

- Draw up numerous procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

- Direct the accounting team during the closing process to secure deadlines are met

- Examine and build Ad Hoc financial reports

- Exceptional preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

If interested, please forward your resume to


- Thorough knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

- Ability to handle multiple tasks to prioritize needs and expedite tasks upon request

- Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills

- CPA an added bonus

- 7+ years of general ledger accounting experience

- Ledger Accounting experience preferred

- Full Cycle Accounting experience

- Comprehensive knowledge of Accounting Functions

- Expertise in Fixed Asset Accounting

- Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and IIA standards

- Noteworthy accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

If interested, please forward your resume to

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world’s leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we’ve been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don’t take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Elmhurst, IL

Date Posted: November 7, 2019

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01340-0011079897

Staffing Area: Finance

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