Controller Jobs in Chicago, IL

Establish and manage financial reporting, analysis, and policy. Controllers are the lead accounting employees in a company. They collect, verify, and interpret reports or statements submitted by support staff; maintain important department records; prepare special reports on request; and create/adapt internal financial controls as necessary. They also ensure that the organization meets federal, state, and local compliance laws.

Controllers are responsible for reporting to upper-level executives regarding the company’s annual budget, overall financial state, and financial alignment with operations. They provide input on large-scale company decisions and may collaborate with external accounting personnel.

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Miller Cooper - Schiller Park, IL (11 miles from Chicago, IL)
Produce financial statements that comply with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Maintain of an adequate system of accounting records and appropriate internal controls....
2 days ago
KIK Consumer Products - Riverdale, IL (17 miles from Chicago, IL)
Prepare month end closings within 4 business days accurately and on time....
17 hours ago
SBI Partners - Chicago, IL
Responsibilities Prepare Financial Statements Own the reconciliation process Assist with budgeting, forecasting, and analysis Help the company streamline and create processes in multiple areas Qualifications...
17 hours ago
JPMorgan Chase & Co. - Chicago, IL
The Product Controller team plays a key role in providing business advisory and accounting support, as well as end-to-end control oversight, ensuring integrity of the financial statements and transactions...
6 hours ago
Miller Cooper - Wheeling, IL (20 miles from Chicago, IL)
Maintain monthly bank and general ledger reconciliations. Perform month end close, including posting AJEs and preparing financial reports/analysis requested by management....
3 days ago
Brilliant - Chicago, IL
Lead month-end closing activities, including hands on preparation of journal entries, variance analysis, financial schedules and distribution of financial statements and reports....
1 day ago
Parts Town - Addison, IL (18 miles from Chicago, IL)
A Typica l Day Coordinate and drive improvements to the month end close process to ensure timeliness, repeatability and scalability as the company rapidly grows Review balance sheet account reconciliations...
6 hours ago
Green Thumb Industries (GTI) - Chicago, IL
The Role The VP of Accounting is responsible for direct supervision of all corporate accounting and external reporting functions. You will be responsible for the Corporate Accounting, Tax, Risk...
3 days ago
Brilliant Financial Staffing - Chicago, Dallas & Ft. Lauderdale - Highland Park, IL (21 miles from Chicago, IL)
Lead month-end closing activities, including hands on preparation of journal entries, variance analysis, financial schedules and distribution of financial statements and reports....
3 days ago
Alford Group - Chicago, IL
Maintain the general ledger, conduct account reconciliations, perform monthly and year-end closing procedures, and prepare monthly and annual financial statements....
3 days ago
Parts Town - Addison, IL (18 miles from Chicago, IL)
A Typica l Day Coordinate and drive improvements to the month end close process to ensure timeliness, repeatability and scalability as the company rapidly grows Review balance sheet account reconciliations...
4 days ago
Chicago, IL
Controller Category: Retail Location: Chicago, IL Compensation: $100,000 to $120,000 Job Description: 6545GLM Controller Wanted! Well-Known Retailer growing rapidly!...
4 days ago
Tekni-Plex, Inc - Schaumburg, IL (23 miles from Chicago, IL)
Recommends changes/improvements in the accounting system to the Group Controller....
4 days ago
HorizonHobby - Chicago, IL
Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller is responsible for overseeing and managing the Finance department providing information, primarily financial in nature, about all company...
5 days ago
Allen Brothers, LLC - Chicago, IL
Finance - Controller (Project Management)Summary: Apply principles of accounting and strong knowledge of GAAP to the month end close and financial reporting process....
5 days ago

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Salary for Controller Jobs in Chicago, IL

This is the average annual salary for Controller jobs in Chicago, IL as reported by the BLS.

$148,823

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Controller positions.

Highest Education Level

Controllers in Chicago, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (52.0%)
  • Master's Degree (33.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (4.6%)
  • High School or GED (4.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.1%)
  • Some College (0.6%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Controllers in Chicago, IL
  • 10+ years (30.0%)
  • 8-10 years (23.3%)
  • 4-6 years (20.0%)
  • 6-8 years (13.3%)
  • 2-4 years (10.0%)
  • None (3.3%)

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