Date Posted: 2021-10-19

Job ID: EB-5976175673
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Cleveland, OH

Our client is a highly acquisitive and thriving private equity back services firm seeking a new Corporate Controller. The Controller will tighten the monthly close calendar, strengthen the financial reporting deliverables and develop best in class processes for running the accounting department. The Controller will act as a strategic business partner to the executive leadership team and report directly to the CFO. In addition, the Controller will be responsible for integrating newly acquired companies into the portfolio.

This role will be based in Cleveland, OH. Relocation assistance is available.


• Bachelors and/or master’s degree with an emphasis in accounting.
• Active C.P.A. license required
• 10+ years’ experience in the accounting and finance sector, managing the accounting process.
• Strong experience in both the private and public accounting sectors is preferred.
• Experience with an asset heavy balance sheet of owned fleet and facility leases.
• Creation/expansion of an accounting team and function to support a rapidly growing business.
• Working knowledge of a contract-based business.
• Experience with Net Suites and Blackline not required but beneficial.
• Experience working with a Private Equity backed company is a plus.
• Integration experience post acquisition is required.

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