Bartlett, IL 60103

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Accounting Job Number: Ts9971751024 Compensation: 57.50

Job Description

Title: Controller
Location: Hanover Park, IL
Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S. 
As a contract employee of Sterling Engineering, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Duties:
  • Responsible for assuring the effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with the Accounting and Reporting Manual
  • The Controller plans, organizes, directs and controls, through subordinates, the financial reporting, accounting and general financial affairs.   
  • Maintenance of the accounting records in a timely, accurate and complete manner.
  • Develop and train the accounting staff to ensure that policies and procedures are adhered to in a consistent manner within, and that the financial reporting standards are applied consistently.  Reviews and assess areas of business risk within , and, develops policies to minimize or eliminate that risk where possible.
  • Ensure the safeguarding of company assets.
  • A variety of activities are performed directly by or under the close supervision of the Controller. These include:

  • Supervision of the accounting staff currently consisting of an accounts payable specialist and a staff accountant.
  • Functions as subject matter expert with respect to all accounting, accounting and financial processes, and the accounting, receipts and disbursement functions within the AX system.
  • Recommends changes to company processes, costing and pricing methodologies.
  • Approves new customer and new vendor setups in AX.
  • Reviews all contractual arrangements with customers.

  • A post-secondary diploma or degree specializing in accounting, finance or equivalent.  
  • A professional financial designation such as CA, CPA, CMA or CGA is required.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a manufacturing, financial and cost accounting environment.
  • Individual must have an ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with people at all levels of the organization, both verbally and in written form. 
  • Experience with ERP/PC-based accounting systems and software tools are required. 
  • In addition, an ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance in a team-oriented work environment is mandatory. 
  • Strong analytical, financial and accounting skills as well as an ability to significantly contribute to the management of the division are keys. 
  • Computer knowledgeable with such programs as Windows, Excel, Word, MS Outlook, Adobe, etc.
  • Good knowledge of Sales Force a plus or other CRM experience.
  • Finally, person must be hands-on and must be able to meet deadlines for his or her responsibilities either directly or indirectly.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 

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