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Ambitious, Assistant Controller - Specialty Construction Firm

Job Title
Ambitious, Assistant Controller - Specialty Construction Firm
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near South Holland,  IL
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Company Information:
  • Founded over 70 years ago
  • Long history of financial stability and profitability 
  • Privately held with $80m+ annual revenues
  • Industry leader utilizing cutting-edge technology and equipment
  • National reputation for quality work and high-profile clients
  • Corporate office near South Holland, IL with several plant locations
What the Company Offers You:
  • Progressive environment, embraces latest technology in their field
  • Report directly to impressive CFO who emphasizes mentorship, coaching, and development
  • Uniquely positioned for advancement and future leadership
  • Outstanding culture with low turnover
  • Value based leadership organization that invests heavily in their people
  • Stability – resilient, 4th generation company
  • Owners go above and beyond to show respect and appreciation for staff
  • Position will have the opportunity to be involved in new, exciting special projects.
  • Opportunity to recommend and implement process and policy improvements
  • Company pays high percentage of medical insurance with full benefits package

Your Role with the Company:

This position will be the right hand of the CFO and involved in various hands-on accounting tasks including income/bank reconciliations, payroll, tax reporting, as well as training and working with accounting staff to ensure the company’s financial data is accurate and entered in a timely manner.  You’ll also be hands on in a few important areas involving AR/AP reconciliations, fixed assets, and cross-company invoices.  In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to lead a number of special projects using technology to improve analytics, streamline processes, as well as transition into management and leadership over Accounting personnel.

Background Profile:
    • 3+ years accounting experience
    • Exposure to Public Accounting preferred
    • Working knowledge of complex MS Excel functions
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

About DK Cole and the Process:
DK Cole is a privately-owned executive search and consulting firm that specializes in construction, and we have been hired on retainer to conduct this confidential search by the client company.  We will share all the details on our client company during the initial phone call, if the role makes sense for you, and your qualifications are suitable.  Maintaining your confidentiality is a priority, so your resume will only be submitted at your approval and direction.  We will keep you updated at every step in the process and appreciate your time and consideration of this opportunity.  Please send your resume in Word, including a personal email address and mobile number where we can text or leave voicemail you during 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours.  


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