Robert Half Finance & Accounting Assistant Controller in Chicago, Illinois

Our client, a leading software company in the industry, is looking for an Assistant Controller to join their team! They are looking to build a lasting relationship with this employee as well as provide a fun, exciting and challenging work environment!! To apply to this Assistant Controller position please email your resume separately in a word document to In the subject line of your email type "Assistant Controller". Responsibilities: ---Work with team to manage full accounting cycle: general ledger accounting, A/P, A/R, treasury management, month-end, and year-end audit in accordance with GAAP ---Directly manage certain sections of P&L; and B/S, and have separation of duties as appropriate with other accounting team member ---Develop and implement appropriate accounting policies and controls, researching GAAP guidelines as appropriate ---Implement new solutions for the team and company ---Optimize accounting reporting and understanding of how to tell the underlying business story on performance; ensure timeliness of reporting to internal and for external constituencies ---Oversee account reconciliations and make recommendations to improve process ---Provide leadership to the accounting team and drive necessary improvements Desired Skills and Experience: ---Proven leadership experience in accounting and GAAP compliant process in a technology or professional services company ---Detail oriented and have a passion for helping a business report accurate results and implement controls ---Roll up your sleeves and willing to dig in! ---Action oriented – default to doing/trying/testing ---Want to be a part of a fast-paced environment and an exceptional place to work

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is the world's leader in specialized financial staffing. We provide exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in more than 340 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

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Req ID: 01300-0008892781

Functional Role: Assistant Controller

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60631

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: US GAAP