Controller - Midwest Groundcovers - St. Charles, IL

Full Time Year Around

Responsible for Financial and Accounting functions of Midwest Groundcovers. For the Midwest Companies, responsible for Information Technology and shared administrative services. Provide management and ownership with accurate and timely financial information to achieve financial and profit goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
Finance Operations
Accounting Administrative Operations
Information Technology
Long Range Strategic Planning
Manage Staff - Finance, Administration, IT
Provide Finance, Administrative and IT Leadership
Preferred Experience:
8 years management experience in accounting and/or finance operations
Experience in horticulture or the green industry is valued
Experienced in a family owned business is valued
Knowledge & Skills Required:
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent problem solving skills with a positive, action oriented attitude
Strong ability to meet deadlines
Ability to coordinate programs and build consensus with multiple stakeholders
Good oral and written communications skills
Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork
Strong computer skills
Desired Skills:
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines.
Ability to successfully communicate with diverse co workers from multiple departments, divisions and companies.
Ability to understand the seasonality of the green industry.
Comfort and effectiveness in working in a family owned business.
Comfortable being hands-on for some project management and execution.
Bachelor's degree in business, finance or accounting
CPA and/or MBA preferred
About Midwest Groundcovers:

Join the Midwest team! We strive to attract and retain the best talent in our industry and consider our employees to be our most valuable asset. We offer full-time, full-time seasonal and part-time employment across many different types of positions and experience levels. Midwest has grown through dedication to customer service and we are continually seeking those who share that desire to join our team. Our past accomplishments and success in the Green Industry are a direct reflection of the quality of our employees – join us and help us to build the future!

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