Controller Jobs in Evanston, 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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JPMorgan Chase & Co. - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, 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...
2 days ago
Ed Napleton Automotive Group - Oak Brook, IL (21 miles from Evanston, IL)
Work with our controllers to ensure that all corporate policies and procedures are being followed. Review financial statements and accounting schedules on a monthly basis....
15 hours ago
Easterseals - Chicago, IL (12 miles from Evanston, IL)
Ensures record systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and ensures adherence to state and federal policies, procedures, rules, and regulations....
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Parker and Lynch Consulting - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
The interim controller would be taking on the following duties and responsibilities: Managethe month end close (reconciliations and journal entries) One key duty would be to review the GR/IR clearing...
11 hours ago
Parker and Lynch - Deerfield, IL (12 miles from Evanston, IL)
Requirements Include (but not limited to): CPA US GAAP, SOX knowledge is a must Strong accounting background (cost accounting, month-end close, etc), someone who shows progression in their career......
11 hours ago
Brilliant - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, 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
Parts Town - Addison, IL (18 miles from Evanston, 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...
2 days ago
EMCOR Group, Inc. - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Working knowledge of PC based job cost, general ledger and fixed asset systems. Working knowledge of StarBuilder financial/payroll software or similar cost accounting software....
16 hours ago
Orora - Lombard, IL (20 miles from Evanston, IL)
Prepares and reviews monthly financial statements and budgets each month....
16 hours ago
Tatum by Randstad - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
end close, AP, AR, financial reporting and analysis, collections, GAAP, driving efficiency, budgeting, cash flow and leveraging productivity-enhancing technology Accounting or Finance degree Start...
3 days ago
Miller Cooper - Schiller Park, IL (12 miles from Evanston, 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....
4 days ago
Miller Cooper - Wheeling, IL (12 miles from Evanston, IL)
Maintain monthly bank and general ledger reconciliations. Perform month end close, including posting AJEs and preparing financial reports/analysis requested by management....
5 days ago
Green Thumb Industries (GTI) - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, 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...
5 days ago
Brilliant Financial Staffing - Chicago, Dallas & Ft. Lauderdale - Highland Park, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Lead month-end closing activities, including hands on preparation of journal entries, variance analysis, financial schedules and distribution of financial statements and reports....
5 days ago
Alford Group - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Maintain the general ledger, conduct account reconciliations, perform monthly and year-end closing procedures, and prepare monthly and annual financial statements....
5 days ago

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Salary for Controller Jobs in Evanston, IL

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

$148,823

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Controller positions.

Highest Education Level

Controllers in Evanston, 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 Evanston, 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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