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Controller Job Opening in Chicago, IL

Residential Construction / Home Builder Career Opportunity

We are seeking a Controller / Financial Business Partner for a leading public home builder in the Chicago, IL market.  As a Finance Business Partner, your analytical approach to business will allow you to successfully take financial responsibility for the profit center operations in the Midwest Region for this fast-growing builder. You’ll be part of the core senior management team and, as such, play a major role in developing the strategic direction of business development. You will foster a “Business Partner” relationship with operations, designed to function as the link between the development of long-term business goals and objectives and the execution of the strategies to achieve those long-term goals and objectives.

Controller Responsibilities

  • Provide value-added financial analyses to assess business initiatives and to assist senior management in determining the direction of operational decisions.
  • Direct all aspects of the monthly forecasting, annual planning, and 5-year planning processes for profit center operations.
  • Review and analyze monthly financial statements, community performance, sales, production, and cost metrics to conduct an analysis of profitability and asset utilization.
  • Oversee new project feasibility analysis, to provide strategy on how to optimize new land deals to ensure that they meet investment criteria.
  • Recommend process, policy, and procedural improvements across operational areas as a result of your analyses.
  • Actively provide ad hoc analysis and periodic studies as requested by Corporate, Regional, or Divisional management.

Controller Qualifications

  • 7+ years of business experience in financial analysis, planning, or economic analysis
  • MBA and/or CPA
  • Proficiency with spreadsheet software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • “Big Four”, large manufacturing, or real estate experience preferred.

Industry Leading Benefits

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care – Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) With Company Matching Contributions
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays

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