month-end closing specialist

at Randstad US in chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

month-end closing specialist.

+ chicago , illinois

+ posted 7 days ago

job details


+ $36 – $37 per hour

+ temporary

+ bachelor degree

+ category business and financial operations occupations

+ referenceAB_4517479

job details

Controller Assistant

Join our finance department to ensure the seamless operation of our business, supporting markets and factories across the US and Canadian regions. As we prepare for our Controller’s maternity leave, we seek a talented individual to temporarily fill this pivotal role for a 12-month assignment.

Position Overview: Your responsibilities will include supporting period/month end closings, validating accounting transactions, and aiding in internal audit control testing. This role is critical for maintaining high-quality financial reporting and operational excellence within our region.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Identify control gaps and assist in designing and implementing solutions to enhance financial reporting integrity.

+ Partner with various stakeholders, including the Financial Controller, Segment G&FC partners, auditors, and business operations associates, to drive efficiency, transparency, and controls within the reporting cycle.

+ Leverage your digital capabilities to analyze financial results, provide insights, and drive continuous improvements in processes.

Why Join Us: You’ll engage in challenging, meaningful work that shapes globally recognized brands. You’ll collaborate with diverse, talented colleagues and have access to the tools and experiences necessary to make a positive impact on our business, the planet, and your own career growth.

Requirements/Must Haves:

+ Education: Degree in Finance/Accounting

+ Experience: Minimum 5 years of professional experience in CPG finance or public accounting

+ Industry Experience: background in CPG Finance

+ Skills: Proficiency in finance, accounting, and ERP systems (SAP experience preferred). Previous public accounting/auditing experience is highly valued. Exceptional communication skills are a must.

If you’re ready to contribute to a dynamic team, drive meaningful change, and advance your career with a purpose-driven company, we invite you to for this exciting opportunity. APPLY NOW! FOR MORE IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, email a current resume to

salary: $36 – $37 per hour

shift: First

work hours: 8 AM – 5 PM

education: Bachelors


This role is temporarily backfilling our Controller who is going on maternity leave. This is a 12-month assignment. It will support period/month end closing processes, ensuring quality of accounting transactions and supporting on-going internal audit control testing. The North America region covers both the US and Canadian markets.

You will support the FP&A/Controller ensuring key reporting, accounting, internal controls, and processes are in place, supporting both the markets and factories within the region.

A significant part of the role is to identify control gaps, support designing solutions, validate and implement them to support high quality and integrity of financial reporting.

This role partners with multiple stakeholders including, the Financial Controller, Segment G&FC partners, SFO, auditors, ICTC, business operations Associates and others to identify and deliver improved efficiency, effectiveness, transparency, and controls within the close and reporting cycle.

This role needs a high-level of digital capability as it requires analysis of results and providing insights to ensure the accuracy and completeness of financials and continuous improvements.

Required Experience: 5+ years professional working experience either working in CPG finance or public accounting

Industry Experience: CPG Finance Skills: Finance, accounting, ERP (SAP) experience, public accounting/auditing experience.


+ accounting (5 years of experience is required)

+ SAP (1 year of experience is required)

+ CPG Finance (5 years of experience is required)


+ Years of experience: 5 years

+ Experience level: Experienced

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you’re looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad.

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.

At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate’s education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

Applications accepted on ongoing basis until filled.

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Job Posting: JC258651916

Posted On: Apr 20, 2024

Updated On: Apr 29, 2024

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