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Division Controller- High Growth PE Backed Company

Company: LHH
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Division Controller --- High growth PE backed company A private equity backed growth company in the consumer services space is looking to add a newly created Division Controller to their team. They are growing the business rapidly and building out a holding company team of finance, accounting, HR, IT and other core functions. This newly created role will support a critical division including established businesses and newly acquired entities. The role will consist of driving the close, financial reporting and leading transactional accounting for the division and will support the Presidents of each business from a budgeting, forecasting and business performance standpoint reporting into the Corporate Controller. This person will play a key role in integration and standardization of new acquisitions into overall company structure. There will be some travel, 25-30%, over the first six months to meet the leadership team and aid in putting structure in place for the new acquisition but it will reduce to quarterly travel once in a mature state. Dynamic role with a high growth organization that scaling quickly and eventually will look to transact, potentially through an IPO or other liquidity event. Essential Functions: -- Driving daily and monthly accounting including month end close processes -- Lead period financial reporting in accordance with GAAP both for both internal and external partners -- Key contact to audit firm and drive internal controls process. -- Develop and enhance key performance indicators and trends for division -- Lead budgeting, forecasting and reporting for both business and finance leaders -- Build centralized team of accounting professionals to support division -- Support corporate team on strategic initiatives like M&A due diligence and integration What someone would bring to the role: -- 7 years of experience supporting a multi-entity/location business -- Accounting Degree -- Private Equity owned experience a -- CPA a -- Public accounting experience foundation a If you are interested in this Division Controller role or just want to connect on the market, please email your resume to Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: LHH, Downers Grove , Division Controller- High Growth PE Backed Company, Accounting, Auditing , Downers Grove, Illinois

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