Assistant Controller in 200 N. LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60601 at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

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Job Description

US - CareerBuilder



Position Overview

The Assistant Controller is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the Company’s global monthly consolidated results.  This will require overseeing our domestic and foreign accounting teams, as well as working constructively with other groups within the Company (including Tax, Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, & IT).  This individual will need to be a very strong leader with a proven record of delivering results in a dynamic, fast paced business environment. The Assistant Controller also develops and supervises a team of accountants and maintains a detailed knowledge of GAAP and credit agreement requirements.  This person will also lead various initiatives to improve processes and assist with the coordination of the annual audit, preparation of financial statements, and bank reporting.    


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own and manage monthly close process to ensure an accurate and timely close each month, including the review of the consolidation to ensure intercompany accounts are eliminated and all subsidiaries were accurately translated to the reporting currency
  • Perform a reliable and quality review of all work prepared by a staff or supervisor, including approval of journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Ability to research and conclude on the impact of changes in GAAP requirements on the company’s financial results
  • Ability to critically evaluate processes and procedures to identify areas of risk and/or process improvement and take action to address
  • Effectively manage staff, including providing constructive feedback in the review process
  • Develop general accounting policies and procedures and ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley
  • Work with technology partners to implement and enhance monthly financial reporting
  • Coordinate and respond to internal and external audit requests
  • Preparation of annual financial statements, including footnotes
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual lender reports
  • Assist with various ad-hoc projects as requested

Job Requirements:


  • Undergraduate degree in accounting and CPA with public accounting experience
  • 7 plus years of experience in accounting & reporting experience in consolidation and financial statement preparation required.
  • International Treasury experience is required.
  • Experience managing a team
  • Experience with revenue recognition including ASC 606 preferred
  • International statutory reporting experience preferred


Essential Functions

  • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to effectively leverage systems and spreadsheet applications
  • Frequent computer use

**This role will be based out of our CHICAGO office, but given the current COVID-19 environment, all teams are working remotely until it is safe to return to the office. Candidate interactions and interviews will be 100% virtual due to COVID-19.**



Benefits-We’re All About You! 

When you're focused on the goal, not the path – you can be more flexible, and that translates into more productive and satisfied employees. From flexible hours to volunteering during work hours to diverse education opportunities, CareerBuilder is committed to helping employees strike a balance. 

Here are just some benefits we offer:

  • Training that positions you to hit the ground running with ongoing learning and development courses; we never stop investing in our people.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Programs
  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA
  • Global Wellness initiatives to promote financial, mental and physical health and well-being
  • 401(k) Program with a two year vesting schedule, discretionary match, and an opportunity to make Pretax and Roth contributions

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


TSR ID: 001949


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