Controller/Chief Accounting Officer in Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
Opportunity Type
US$ 200,000 - US$ 225,000 per year
Reference number
Liz Price, Tatum Executive Services
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Opportunity Description

Tatum has started the confidential search for a Chief Accounting Officer & Corporate Controller for a $1b+ publicly-owned manufacturer in Chicago's W/NW suburbs. Tatum is the only firm doing this search. Candidates will be told the confidential company's name if the company wants to meet a candidate and if the candidate signs Tatum's NDA.

The salary for the role is in the $200k range and the bonus opportunity is 40%-45% of salary. The CFO is looking to hire someone for this role that has the presence/experience/potential to ultimately be the company's next CFO.

If you or someone you know meet 100% of the criteria below, please click "apply!" Question? Contact Liz Price at or (312) 233-2447.

Required Criteria (100% of these must be met to be considered)

  • Experience as Corporate Controller and/or Chief Accounting Officer
  • First-hand accountability for preparing SEC filings
  • Manufacturing industry experience
  • Hands-on technical accounting skills including purchase accounting and inventory cost accounting
  • Lives in the Chicago area and able to travel to company manufacturing facilities
  • Seeking salary in the $200k range with 40%-45% bonus opportunity (open to seeing candidates seeking a bit higher salary)

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