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Assistant Controller in Chicago, IL at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 1/27/2020

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    Chicago, IL
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    At least 10 year(s)
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Job Description

SNI Financial is partnered with a publicly traded company that is hiring an Assistant Controller. The Assistant Controller will be responsible for running the day to day accounting operations, managing the financial reporting, close, and ensuring that the team is running effectively. The Assistant Controller will also work closely with the VP, Controller on strategic initiatives and process improvements.


  • Lead the accounting department (4 direct reports, 20 total individuals) in the day to day accounting functions
  • Oversee the close (monthly, quarterly, annual) process and ensure financial statements are accurate
  • Develop and implement internal control processes for the financial reporting functions
  • Develop and drive KPI's and lead integration projects
  • Act as the point of contact for internal and external auditors to respond to any requests and ensure timely audits
  • Work closely with additional leadership to ensure accurate reporting and oversee the monthly and quarterly regulatory reports
  • Work closely with the Controller on strategic initiatives for the enterprise


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA
  • 10+ years of experience within a financial services or insurance organization
  • Strong knowledge of SOX compliance, SEC regulations, GAAP, and statutory accounting
  • Previous experience managing a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines