Corporate Controller and Supervisor of the Accounting Department
Description

Company: A Monroe Capital portfolio company

Position: Corporate Controller and Supervisor of the Accounting Department

Reports to: Head of Finance & Accounting

Direct reports: AP, AR, General Accounting

Office Location: Chicago (Downtown). Ability to work remotely 2 days per week


A Monroe Capital portfolio company is embarking on a period of great transition and growth driven by increased productivity and new service offerings. To aid in that growth, we are seeking a self-directed and experienced Corporate Controller to oversee all day-to-day accounting activities. This is a hands-on position reporting to the Head of Finance & Accounting. This high-profile opportunity is ideal for a professional who thrives in a fast-moving, growing workplace, has strong leadership skills, is proficient in accounting and analysis and is experienced in working closely with senior management.

We offer a competitive salary, benefit package, and 401(k) match at a growing, vibrant company.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and manage the accounting staff (AP, AR, and financial reporting functions)
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end close processes
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Monitor the financial performance of the company and contribute to forecast efforts to call out risks and challenges before they become critical
  • Drive process improvement though the department and the company
  • Participate in the development of and support the company’s strategic and financial plans
  • Prepare monthly and annual operating plans
  • Develop and manage financial controls to safeguard the company’s assets
  • Communicate financial metrics and KPIs to senior management
  • Manage the annual audit and tax return preparation process
  • Special projects as assigned
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required
  • 8+ years of relevant experience required, preferably including both public accounting and corporate experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation and Big 4 accounting experience is preferred
  • Experience working in a Private Equity sponsored company 
  • Experience working with ERP systems required, NetSuite a plus
  • Previous experience managing and directing teams 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Advanced analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo and ask “what if” to improve processes and automate functions