Oak Forest, IL 60452

Posted: 11/18/2019 Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: MP-911-01

Job Description


Construction company located in the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago, IL seeking an experienced CPA/Controller. The Controller will help set the financial policy and direction of the organization's overall strategy, financial administration, business planning, and budgeting. The Controller will have responsibility for the oversight of finance, accounting and reporting activities. Leads day-to-day finance operations and supervises functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and billing. Assures that the company has the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits.


  • Experienced in account reconciliation and month-end closing procedures.
  • Ability to bill customers using construction industry required formatting.
  • Significant experience in preparation of work in progress schedules
  • Ability to manage payroll processing with the assistance of an outside payroll company.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with executive management, staff, vendors and clients.
  • Administration of 401k plan
  • Experience in multi-state accounting practices.
  • Ability to oversee and improve accounting practices.
  • Must have a personal commitment to quality and attention-to-detail.
  • Must adhere to high-level of confidentiality and ensures compliance with company internal control policies and procedures


Job Requirements

  • Construction Company experience is required
  • 7+ years of Accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred

Meet Your Recruiter

Mike Podlasek
Senior Recruiter

Responsible for recruiting the CPS division that specializes in Accounting, Finance, Audit and Tax. CPS is a highly specialized, full cycle recruiting firm, placing top talent with the best companies. We've been in business since 1973 and over the years we've placed more than 40,000 of the best and brightest candidates with our clients.

If you are looking for a position in Accounting, Finance, Audit or Tax or if your company is looking for someone to provide you with good candidates for hire, please don't hesitate to contact me.

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