Assistant Controller

October 13, 2021

Contract Assistant Controller for Chicago maintenance and operations business, responsible for overseeing all monthly close, financial analysis, and reporting. Knowledge of accounting and auditing practices and principles. Must have experience with detailed balance sheet and P/L analytics, CPA preferred.


· Preparing and consolidating monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements

· Providing monthly, quarterly and year-end financial analysis

· Independently handle monthly close and account reconciliation and journal entry review

· Assist Department Managers with budgeting, identifying cost/budget variances, forecasting future spend including cost trends

· Identifying solutions to discrepancies in financial records and elevating issue appropriately to the CFO

· Maintaining internal controls, recommending improvements and updating documentation of business processes when required

· Analyzing and reporting cost and budget variances

· CPA preferred; experience with financial reporting analysis required

· Proficiency in Excel a must including presenting financial results in graphs and charts; proficiency in PowerPoint a plus

· Microsoft Dynamics GP – Current or former user of GP and Management, strongly preferred

· Business Writing: Utilizes appropriate technical and financial language to completely and appropriately explain financial results and present findings