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Company: Creative Financial Staffing
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Our client, a leading transportation company, is seeking a controller to add to their accounting team. This position is open due to growth Sizzle

  • Opportunity for growth
  • Provides a family atmosphere in all 48 continuous states yet offers large corporation like benefits
  • PE backed
  • Ownership in the role
  • New CFO who is looking to develop his team
  • Competitive salary and benefits PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Direct the preparation of all financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, owner reports, and internal management reports with important KPI analysis. Month-end close should be completed on a timely and consistent basis.
    • Prepare annual budgets for the entire organization with detail down to the location level and rolled up to the Division, Region, and Combined organization level.
    • Compare sales and profit and loss projections to actual amounts and budgeted expenses to actual expenses and explain and discuss all major differences.
    • Analyze operations to identify areas in need of improvement and work with region and location managers to improve operational profitability.
    • Work with the CFO, COO and President to coordinate planning and improve processes and procedures.
    • Oversee the accounting department, daily transaction processing, the chart of accounts, and manage the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Revenue generation activities. - Work with other departmental managers to improve their processes and procedures to insure timely and accurate transaction processing recorded on a timely basis.
    • Monitor and manage the Company's cash flow and prepare 13-week cash flow projections on a timely basis. Review all major variances and keep management apprised of any cash flow needs.
    • Record and update all Right of Use Assets in the accounting records and maintain supporting schedules and information for audit and management purposes
    • Prepare supporting schedules for Balance Sheet accounts and maintain detail schedules detailing items included in each account, which should be done, on a monthly basis.
    • Manage and prepare information for the annual year end audit with CPA Firm. Prepare all schedules on a timely basis Experience Preferred
      • Bachelors in Accounting
      • CPA/Masters is a plus
      • 5+ years transportation industry experience

Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing, Des Plaines , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Des Plaines, Illinois

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