Buckingham Search


Buckingham Search - Bartlett, IL

Seeking a Controller to serve as decision-support and strategic advisor for a leader in the automation industry. Supporting and improving the systems, teams, and processes that work together to make the organization function effectively and reach its end goals.


  • Build financial forecasting models and prepares the annual business plan budget
  • Execute monthly cash flow forecasts to manage company’s cash needs
  • Partner with the operations director and project managers to control/track project costs
  • Responsible for contract compliance
  • Facilitate legal compliance
  • Business strategy refinement and implementation
  • Subject matter expert for accounting processes within company’s ERP system
  • Participating in the capacity planning and ETC review meetings along with department managers, project managers
  • Periodic review/calculation of the direct labor rates used for work in process accounting and the standard labor rates used for project reporting
  • Working with project managers to assure that billing milestones are adequately documented and billed as milestones are reached
  • Manages the annual external financial statement audit process
  • Reviews monthly financial results and assures that proper submissions are made thru the company’s financial reporting tool; interpret and communicate financial results through the use of the standard financial reporting package in accordance with the monthly schedule
  • Experience with IFRS reporting standards
  • Reports directly to the company president



  • A post-secondary diploma or degree specializing in accounting, finance or equivalent
  • A professional financial designation such as CA, CPA, CMA MBA or CGA is preferred


  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a manufacturing, financial and cost accounting environment
  • Individual must have an ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with people at all levels of the organization, both verbally and in written form
  • Experience with ERP/PC-based accounting systems and software tools are required
  • Strong analytical, financial and accounting skills as well as an ability to significantly contribute to the management of the division are keys
  • Computer knowledgeable with such programs as Windows, Excel, Word, MS Outlook, Adobe, etc.
  • Good knowledge of Sales Force a plus or other CRM experience

Posted On: Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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