Corporate Controller

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #38417

Our client is a fast growing (organic and through acquisitions) global PE backed company in the heart of the Loop that is looking for their next Corporate Controller with a path to CFO in 2-3 years. Currently a fully remote role with full intention to return to the office once COVID subsides. 

This high energy culture is ideally targeting someone who made manager in public accounting and is a sitting Assistant Controller of a large company or Controller of a midsize company ready to take that next step in their career.

You'll lead a strong team of Managers/Directors with a large team and own all accounting and special projects along with being a key player in implementing SAP. If you have the above experience and open to an exploratory conversation to see if this aligns with your next career move reach out to learn more.

Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location: Chicago
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #38399

Our client is a rapidly growing SaaS organization in the heart of Chicago looking to add to their expanding FP&A department to work along side top talent coming from investment banking, fortune 500 and private equity FP&A  functions. They are searching for a sharp, data driven, highly analytical financial analyst seeking professional development. The ideal candidate will be one who is looking to partner cross-functionally with key stake holders throughout the organization, with a heavy focus on project based initiatives outside of the traditional FP&A responsibilities.

 

Job Highlights

  • Cross-functional FP&A role with high level exposure to executive leaders across several verticals, including CFO, operations, accounting, & sales
  • Responsible for assessing KPI’s, creating planning tools, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, variance analysis & financial reporting
  • Role will be heavily focused on project initiatives. Implementation of new forecasting tool, M&A activity, process improvement projects, and aiding with global expansion
  • Highly talented leadership team

Qualifications

  • Progressive FP&A experience, public accounting, or consulting experience at a large fast paced organization. 
  • Experience compiling or auditing financial statements
  • Advanced Excel and familiarity with budgeting and forecasting tools 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required, MBA plus

Senior Financial Analyst/Finance Manager

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #37984

Are you a story teller? Do you know how to ask the right questions to drive business decisions? Do you enjoy working with C-Suite executives and thrive in a past paced, ambiguous environment? Our client is a fast growing, global PE owned company that we know well and have placed 4 people in their FP&A team and excited to partner with them on this newly created Senior Financial Analyst role! Responsibilities will be a mix of FP&A, management reporting, system implementation and decision support with light accounting during month end (they can teach this part so accounting background is a plus, not required).

They have an awesome culture, provide high visibility and career growth and you'll have the ability to drive change through process improvements, system implementation and work hand in hand with key executives and stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • 4-10+ years of experience
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence change through analysis/facts
  • Strong leadership and ability to adapt
  • Strong system skills – SAP a plus
  • PE and/or Manufacturing experience strongly preferred

Director Corporate Accounting

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #37890

Would you like to join a dynamic company where you will be able to held build out and shape the accounting function? We know this client well as we placed a Director in another function and excited to partner with them on this role which is open due to internal promotions.

Our client is a market leading global public company looking for someone to help with their transformative culture as they continue to acquire and grow.

You’ll report to a sharp leader with a track record of developing talent and have a team of direct and indirect reports so if you get energized by being able to add value, bring your ideas to the table and execute/problem solve I'd like to share details. Must have a track record of building/developing successful teams in a public traded organization.

Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #37886

Our client is a global public company that is in high growth mode with a strong leadership team that is looking for a Senior Financial analyst who has ambitions to grow into a Manager.

Culturally, they take great care of their people (they have not laid anyone off or done furloughs despite COVID, the CEO has forgone his salary and bonus for the year and they even have provided steep discounts for some of their customers to help them out during these trying times).

You’ll be part of a strong and growing team and must be comfortable DOING and digging into the details. The hiring manager is a forward looking finance leader with a strong technology background so you’ll be able to grow and stretch beyond your typical FP&A role.

I'm looking for motivated, proactive thought provoking analyst ready to take their skill sets to an organization that values problem solving and analytical ability to synthesize large sets of data.

Senior Manager – Technical Accounting

  • Location: Chicago
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #37575

SkyWater is working with a progressive Fortune 500 manufacturing company in the Chicagoland area that offers a laid back, yet professional culture with highly motivated and sharp talent that invests in their people and moves their high performers around the organization in various roles of responsibility. If you enjoy making process improvements and being involved in the strategy side of the business you'll enjoy the cross functional nature of this role.

Responsibilities

  • Manager the technical accounting function and work closely with leaders across corporate development, operations, finance, sales and treasury
  • Work with world-class talent who help each other out and don't feel any work is "beneath" them
  • Work on companies most complex issues involving transactions, revenue recognition, VIE's and largest supplier contracts
  • Supervise team and help make hiring recommendations.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • CPA or MBA highly preferred
  • 7-10+ years of experience
  • Big 4 highly preferred but not required
  • Experience with manufacturing, preferably on a global scale
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