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Source One Hospitality - Chicago hiring Financial Controller in Chicago, IL

Source One Hospitality - ChicagoMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($130k - $140k)
Expired: Mar 3, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

6+ years

Job Details
We are currently looking for an accomplished Controller for our growing restaurant client located in Chicago with new concepts/locations on the way!

General Responsibilities

  • Monitors and maintains prompt routine preparation and reporting of retail productivity measures
  • Assists with and oversees the monthly close process, providing the bridge between unit management and corporate HQ
  • Monitors and improves local controls and accounting procedures where weaknesses are identified at unit level
  • Establishes routines for weekly operating and profitability reports, focusing on provision of accuracy and relevant, prompt information for management
  • Provides prompt analysis of month end results for the operational team, including unit management
  • Prepares detailed and summary forecasts as required
  • Leads the preparation of detailed and rolled up annual budgets



  • Prior controller experience
  • CPA preferred; strong technical accounting background
  • Very strong financial reporting and cash flow management (both treasury and 13 week rolling forecast)
  • Create a repeatable monthly closing process utilizing our existing PeachTree accounting software
  • Comfortable managing several direct reports (including a financial analyst, staff accountant, and A/P clerk)
  • Ability to manage an audit process
  • Self-starter, ambitious, works well in a dynamic, growing and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Multi-location restaurant/retail industry experience r
  • Private equity experience
  • Add-on acquisition experience
  • Experience identifying profit-enhancing ideas and collaboratively assisting in execution of such ideas (e.g., store-based labor costs should be a meaningful profit-enhancing area.
  • Prior experience upgrading accounting software package to a more sophisticated system (ie, Quickbooks to Great Plains)

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($130,000.00 - $140,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Commuter Benefits, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts

Required Skills

Accounting / Bookkeeping


Business Management Knowledge

Finance Degree

Office Suite Software

Payroll Management

Financial Management

Vendor Management

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