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Controller and Business Systems Manager - American Gardens LLC

Company: LandOpt, LLC
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

American Gardens www.americangardensllc.com founded in 1991 is a premier landscape architectural, design-build, landscape company based in Elmhurst, IL. Our entire team takes great pride in getting to know each client, acquainting ourselves with their tastes, style, dreams, and aspirations to deliver a truly exceptional outdoor living experience.

We are actively searching for an experienced Controller / Business Systems Manager (BSM) with a proven track record in accounting and administrative practices, preferably within a service-based organization. This individual will take ownership of the front office and accounting activities associated with maintaining multiple locations. (S)he will also manage the data input and output functions to provide timely and accurate financial reports, payroll, billing, collection, payables and cash management.

Some of the BSM's key responsibilities are:

  • Manage all accounting functions including payroll, billing, receivables, payables and cash flow/management
  • Maintain general and cost accounting records using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Prepare, interpret and issue timely and accurate reports of financial position, income and expense, and other appropriate

    financial/analytical reports
    • Allocate general expenses and costs incurred on a reasonable and equitable basis and in accordance with company policy

      and operating plan
      • Train, direct and evaluate team members on effective application of company's credit and collections policy
      • Ensure compliance with all company financial policies, as well as state/federal laws and regulations
      • Work with the General Manager on all HR-related issues (e.g., recruiting, hiring, terminations, disciplinary action)
      • Provide support for special projects assigned by General Manager

        • Minimum of 5 years verifiable accounting experience
        • Experience with Asset a plus
        • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience
        • 5+ years human resource management experience
        • Strong working knowledge of Quickbooks, Microsoft Word, Excel and other MS Office applications
        • Office administration experience strongly preferred
        • Supervisory experience is a plus


          This career opportunity offers a 65K-75K salary, profit sharing, healthcare and other company benefits. Contact us to learn more about this opportunity with a company that cares!

          We are Powered by LandOpt, which means that we are part of a network of independently owned landscape contractors who are among the very best in their local markets. LandOpt Contractors deliver the quality service and personal touch that customers expect from locally-owned companies, while benefiting from the training and technology that only a national company like LandOpt (www.landopt.com) can provide. A passion for superior service is the common bond that LandOpt Contractors share; a commitment to building a professional, highly skilled team while offering well-defined career paths and advancement opportunities is what makes a LandOpt Contractor a great place to grow your career!

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