Controller Jobs in Des Plaines, 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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Deloitte - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Work youll do Help assist the Developer with the middle tier development of the Lease Controller application Focus on the accounting calculation engine Support the development teams with software coding...
1 day ago
Creative Financial Staffing - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Accepted Accounting Principles Fixed Asset Accounting Finance Verbal Communication...
1 day ago
Creative Financial Staffing - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Hybrid schedule: flexibility to work from home Overview of the Plant Controller: Supervise, review and interpret month/quarter/year end financial reports as well as month-end close processes to support...
1 day ago
Creative Financial Staffing - Rosemont, IL (3 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Month-end close should be completed on a timely and consistent basis....
1 day ago
Assurant - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
; GAAP & STAT reporting; monthly and quarterly close including account reconciliations and analytics; and accounting consultation with the business and coordination with Corporate Accounting team....
12 hours ago
Creative Financial Staffing - Bensenville, IL (7 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Job Description Mid sized manufacturer with a plant in near O'Hare/Rosemont area that produces point of purchase displays and sells to big box retailers such as Wal Mart, Costco, Best Buy. The...
19 hours ago
Hostmark Hospitality Group - Schaumburg, IL (9 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Prepare or review balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries....
7 hours ago
Assurant - Evanston, IL (9 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Recommended Skills Financial Statements Internal Controls Accounting Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Finance Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants...
2 days ago
Wipfli - Naperville, IL (23 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
GAAP and OCBOA compiled financial statements Additional Responsibilities but not limited to: Provide onsite services as requested by client Actively participate in firm sponsored events for assigned...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Sodexo - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Sodexo is seeking a Unit Controller 2 for John G. Shedd Aquarium in downtown Chicago, IL....
2 days ago
Assurant - Schaumburg, IL (9 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Recommended Skills Financial Statements Internal Controls Accounting Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Finance Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants...
2 days ago
Assurant - Elgin, IL (17 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Recommended Skills Financial Statements Internal Controls Accounting Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Finance Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants...
2 days ago
Assurant - Downers Grove, IL (18 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Recommended Skills Financial Statements Internal Controls Accounting Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Finance Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants...
2 days ago
Amcor plc - Buffalo Grove, IL (8 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
WHAT YOU GET TO DO Supervise, review and interpret month/quarter/yearend financial reports as well as month-end close processes to support the plants, Business Unit and corporate Support the annual...
3 days ago
Janko Hospitality LLC - Itasca, IL (8 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Additionally, the Regional Controllers duties will include overseeing financial reporting for multiple properties while being and integral part of processing and submitting month end close, scouring...
4 days ago

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Spring MVC, Spring Boot and Rest Controllers
This is a course aimed at students wishing to develop Java based Web Applications and Restful Micro Services using the very popular Spring MVC and Spring Boot frameworks with minimal...

Obligations of Controllers and Processors

Exploring the details of controllers and processor obligations under the GDPR, beginning with accountability and documentation and moving on to data privacy impact assessments, data protection...


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The course introduces Evimetry blessed data storage drives and the difference between block-hash and traditional linear hashing for forensic images. Its time to step up your forensic...


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Salary for Controller Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

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

$148,823

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Controller positions.

Highest Education Level

Controllers in Des Plaines, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (52.1%)
  • Master's Degree (33.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (4.6%)
  • High School or GED (4.3%)
  • Vocational Degree 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 Des Plaines, 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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