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Assistant Controller

Department: Accounting/Finance
Location: Addison, IL
Job ID: 2656
Company: SunSource

The Assistant Controller position will be responsible for planning and managing the functions for the General Ledger month-end closing process, account reconciliations, sales tax compliance, fixed assets and financial reporting. This position also plays a key role in compliance with financial requirements and principles.


  • General accounting management of all books and records for the Fluid Power business unit
  • Manage a team of 5 accounting professionals ranging from Accounting Clerk to Accounting Supervisor
  • Maintain the organizationís accounting and financial reporting systems
  • Establish accounting policies, procedures and internal controls
  • Prepare annual audit work papers and coordinate efforts of staff and external auditors
  • Responsible for purchase accounting, consolidation and integration of future acquisitions
  • Assist in the preparation, analysis, and distribution of the financial statement package, including discussions on various variances and fluctuations
  • Responsible for bonus & commission calculations for the sales force
  • Assist in preparing and implementing annual budgets for various Regions or Business Units
  • Perform profitability analysis by customer, product line, geographic areas, etc.
  • Assist with various finance and accounting projects for the Corporate Controller, Director of FP&A, CFO and Sales Vice Presidents as needed.  Projects may range from but not limited to sales trends, acquisitions, distribution facility rationalization, product line/customer profitability, etc.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelorís degree in in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience, including previous supervisory experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Proficient experience in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.  Experience with Oracle PBCS is a plus

Note: This position is on-site and does not offer remote work arrangements

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We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.  WE PARTICIPATE IN THE EVERIFY PROGRAM. 


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