Director of Accounting-- Heavy Growth Mode Company

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Parker and Lynch Westchester, IL

Westchester, IL
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span Company Description br $200M privately owned company with multiple locations throughout the US. They are headquartered in the Western Suburbs of Chicago. The company is rapidly growing and has nearly doubled in size over the last two years.   br   br Summary br Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Director of Accounting will be responsible for leading the month end close, consolidated internal and external reporting, internal controls, audit support and IPO readiness. This is a great role for someone who wants to be groomed for a Corporate Controller role and have an impact on a business.   br   br Key Responsibilities br • Work closely with the Corporate Controller, CFO and other Senior leadership as well as external auditors to provide timely and comprehensive internal and external financial reporting. br • Ensure proper accounting policies and procedures are updated and in compliance br • Manage monthly close process with oversight of general accounting and account reconciliations br • Lead internal and external reporting including consolidation of multiple entities br • Improve and ensure internal controls br • IPO readiness support br • Periodic reporting presentations to Senior leadership   br • Process improvement for global accounting/finance function br • Support budgeting and forecasting process br • Point person to outside audit firm br • Manage at team of two professional staff br   br Requirements: br • 7-15 years of experience br • Experience leading a close and reporting process in an industry role br • CPA br • Degreed in Accounting br • Strong presentation skills br   br Preferences: br • Public accounting foundation strongly preferred br • Multi-entity experience preferred br   br Highlights: br • Open due to promotion br • Company has doubled in size over the last two years due to explosive organic growth br • Support potential IPO br • Help in continued expansion of team br   br If interested in this role or looking to explore the market please reach out directly to me at OR 312-583-9264. br   br Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled br   br /span