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

Date Posted: 9/13/2020

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US - CareerBuilder



Job Summary:

The Vice President, Controller is responsible for ensuring that CareerBuilder’s global internal systems and procedures are effective so that the company can produce accurate financial information, effectively communicate results to all stakeholders, provide sound business decision support and efficiently monitor performance against operating goals. Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, this position serves as the company's principal accounting officer with responsibilities that include global consolidation, internal and external financial reporting, corporate accounting policies, acquisition accounting, technical GAAP research and analysis as well as leading the company’s shared financial services, risk management and tax functions.

This role will require the candidate to be a problem solver and critical thinker, capable of identifying opportunities for process improvements and driving change management.  Experience managing an accounting team in a private equity environment preferred.


Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Oversee shared financial services group that provides revenue accounting, billing, and payables and disbursement services for the company’s worldwide operating divisions.
  • Lead the preparation of the company’s global monthly closing statements and reports.
  • Oversee the preparation and analysis of cash flows.
  • Remain current with new accounting technical standards impacting financial reporting. Own technical GAAP. accounting research as issues arise.
  • Develop and maintain sound corporate worldwide accounting policies, procedures and systems that insure accurate financial information and compliance with regulatory needs.
  • Act as the key advisor to the CFO on major accounting, financial and operational issues.
  • Direct the company’s tax, regulatory compliance, and risk management efforts worldwide.
  • Ownership of the company’s global accounting and financial information technology systems.
  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports for external groups such as auditors, regulatory agencies, and tax authorities.

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate or masters degree in accounting
  • Experience with driving change and process improvements
  • Successful track record building and developing high performing accounting and finance teams
  • CPA required

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Experience with SOX compliance preferred
  • Experience in high-growth, fast-moving organizations
  • Strong commitment to personal development


Essential Functions:

  • Organizing and coordinating schedules
  • Communicating with the public
  • Creating written communication
  • Frequent computer use




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: 001857


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