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ManpowerGroup Assistant Controller in Chicago, Illinois

Jefferson Wells is partnering with one of our clients in the south Chicago Suburbs to identify an Assistant Controller. This permanent opportunity is a new role with our client and will oversee three employees.

The Assistant Controller will have hands-on responsibilities in all areas of accounting including reconciliation, fixed assets, AP/AR financial statement preparation/review, budgeting/forecasting, payroll, etc.

The Assistant Controller should bring public accounting experience either from Big Four or a mid-tier firm and have busy season experience to talk about. A mix of both public and industry is preferred.

CPA is a nice-to-have but not mandatory

Manufacturing industry experience (or related) preferred

The Assistant Controller will interact with all departments and therefore should bring stellar verbal and written communication skills.

System savviness is crucial for success in this role including advanced MS Excel capabilities

Our client is looking for a leader who is self-motivated!

At Jefferson Wells, (, we have built a reputation for results-driven, innovative workforce solutions that help companies create competitive advantage. From basic to complex, we custom tailor our services to fit our clients needs from interim and permanent professional talent resourcing to complete project solutions in the areas of Finance/Accounting, Audit/Compliance, Tax, and Business Optimization. Our professionals provide specialized industry and technical experience and expertise to our clients, enabling them to accelerate their business performance. We serve clients, including Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, from offices worldwide, leveraging the workforce capabilities of the Manpower Group.

ManpowerGroup is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a professional, high quality work environment. It is the policy of ManpowerGroup and all of its subsidiaries to recruit, train, promote, transfer, pay and take all employment actions without regard to an employee's race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.