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Assistant Corporate Controller

Company: Mariani Enterprises, LLC
Location: Lake Bluff
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

GROW YOUR CAREER WITH OUR TEAM! Mariani Enterprises, LLC has an opening for a Full-time Assistant Corporate Controller to work in our Lake Bluff, IL location.ABOUT MARIANI ENTERPRISES, LLC:Mariani Enterprises, LLC has built its business across more than 60 years and three generations, establishing itself as the industry leader in residential landscape. Headquartered in Lake Bluff, Illinois, Mariani's reputation for impeccable design creativity, build excellence and high touch service puts them in their own category. Their work grows out of their mission-to create and maintain unique, quality environments for the benefit of their clients and community. The results include long-standing, multi-generational client relationships, career development opportunities across all disciplines, industry accolades (NALP, ASLA, ILCA, PLN, LUXE RED, etc.), and exponential market growth now happening nationwide. Add in Mariani's exceptional work culture and their growth potential is unsurpassed.This position assists the Controller and Chief Financial Officer in performing the accounting functions for the Mariani family of companies to ensure continuity throughout the organization. These functions include assisting with the accounting principles, practices, and procedures for Mariani Enterprises. This position assists with generating effective reporting for the company.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:Follow company policies, procedures, and work standards.Assists appropriately during audit periods in gathering data for review.Perform month-end and year-end closing processes.Ensure timely and accurate processing of accounts payable.Assists in preparing budget vs. actual analysis on a monthly basis, including tracking budget variances.Track cash balances and assist with goal to efficiently utilize the Company's Lines of Credit balances.Ensure accounts receivable is tracked and collected on a timely basis.Performs routine Bank Reconciliations with Detail.Maintains records in standardized department format for filing of tax reports.Establish and maintain systems and controls which verify the integrity of all financial data for Mariani companies.Maintains effective documentation for the Accounting functions and A/P.Prepare reports required by regulatory agencies.Assist in developing good relationships between the department and clients.Assist with overseeing all General Ledger processing and manage all Accounts Receivable aging components.Consistently evaluate work and determine if further steps are needed to meet internal and external client expectations.Maintain high standard of quality of all work performed.Participate in weekly departmental and training meetings.Complete appropriate paperwork in a timely manner and ensure accuracy of all paperwork, including, time-off requests, and other necessary information.Arrive for each work day on time and prepared.NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESParticipate in and contribute to Mariani initiatives.Assist in mentoring and training of new Accounting and Finance Team Members.Assist other team members in the performance of their assignments.Develop new ideas that will help the department run more efficiently.Participate in other department and business functions as needed (i.e. the snow removal process in emergencies, holiday retail, administrative support, etc.).Other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITYThis position is responsible for assigning, reviewing, and checking work of other employees.EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's DegreeField of Major Study (if applicable): Accounting and FinanceKNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS5-7 years experience in a professional Accounting and Finance role, CPA a plus but not required.Demonstrate strong knowledge of Accounting principles and financial functions.Demonstrate proficiency in performing financial audits and compliance.Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, including generating formulas.Ability to lead others and act as a mentor for supporting team members.Demonstrate strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with external clients and Mariani associates on a consistent basis.Demonstrate a strong attention to detail.Ability to work in a team environment, including taking direction and constructive feedback from managers, as well as providing feedback to other team members and managers.Demonstrate flexibility to perform duties wherever volume deems it necessary.Minimize non-productive time and fill slow periods with activities that will enable you to prepare to meet the future needs of internal and external clients.Ability to deliver quality results under tight deadlines.Ability to learn, navigate and use, with success and accuracy, the company production software (ASSET).Demonstrates a commitment to self development and continuing education.Demonstrate accountability for work being performed and completed on schedule.WORKING CONDITIONSWork requires intermittent physical activity including standing, reaching and prolonged periods of sitting and working extensively at a computer terminal. Responsibilities may require evening and weekend work in response to internal and external client needs and deadlines.

Keywords: Mariani Enterprises, LLC, Waukegan , Assistant Corporate Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Lake Bluff, Illinois

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