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Controller in Sauk Village, IL at Integrity Trade Services

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Direct Hire with company located in Chicago Heights, Illinois.  Company offers excellent benefit package and competitive salary.

  1. Summary:

  1. Directs financial activities of an organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

  1. Core Activities:

  1. Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.

  2. Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.

  3. Prepares reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.

  4. Manages the production of budgets, reviews budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification.

  5. Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors.

  6. Provides management with timely reviews of organization's financial status and progress in its various programs and activities.

  7. Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments

  8. Advises on Human Resources issues.

  9. Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit.

  10. Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies.

  11. Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.

  1. Supervisory Responsibilities:

  1. Directly supervises Human Resources Manager, Accountant, Accounting Clerk, Administrative Assistant and Inventory Clerk.

  2. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

  3. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  1. Competencies:

  1. Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflow and procedures.

  2. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

  1. Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

  2. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

  3. Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.

  4. Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.

  5. Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.

  6. Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.

  7. Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

  8. Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

  9. Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

  10. Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Job Requirements

  1. Education and/or Experience:

  1. Master's degree (M.B.A., M.A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  1. Language Skills:

  1. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  2. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  3. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

  1. Mathematical Skills:


  1. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.

  2. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  1.      Reasoning Ability:


  1. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  2. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  1.  Computer Skills:


  1. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Accounting software; Internet software; Payroll systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

  1. Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:


  1. CPA preferred but not required.

  2. Minimum of 5 years experience as controller

  1. Other Skills and Abilities:

  1. Working knowledge of computer and accounting related software packages.

  2. Managerial skills

  1. Physical Demands


  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  2. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit.

  1. Work Environment:

  1. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  2. The noise level in the work environment is usually very quiet.