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Controller Illinois Truck and Equipment Job at NABA

Morris, Illinois, The Controller in conjunction with the Senior Accountant is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records . The Controller oversees Accounts Payable by approving invoices prior to payment and Accounts Receivable by reviewing customer accounts and approving company credit to customers.
This position will specifically be responsible for monthly, quarterly, and annual preparation and filing of all required sales use tax returns and gross receipts returns. Maintain monthly sales and use tax permits and state and local business licenses. Review and process sales tax exemption certificates. Ensure tax calendar for sales and use tax filings and/or licenses are maintained to reflect current filing requirements. Compile, analyze, and research data for licenses & sales tax return compliance and audits. Work with departments to ensure timely, complete, and accurate information is obtained and provided to support tax return filings.
Duties will include:

Accounts Receivable
Accounts Payable
Sales Tax & Use support staff


Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
Analyzing the tax trends to determine current numbers reasonableness
Reviewing customer transactions for accuracy of sales tax calculations. Reconciling tax data imported from Avalara to EBS
Identifying variances to be researched and resolved by making adjustments to returns
Performing research with respect to sales and use tax notices and responses as needed


Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
Provide for a system of management reports
Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations


Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
Storing business licenses electronically
Researching and preparing appropriate registration forms
Updating compliance calendar to ensure future registration and reporting obligations are met on time
Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Additional Accountabilities:
Issue and Monitor Sales Tax Credit and Debit Memos:

Downloading exemption certificates and cross reference with customer and sales data to support memo issuance
Run comparison reports and analyze the results to remove questionable transactions
Ensure compliance and identify any issuance errors
Closely work with compliance team to identify jurisdictions where ITE may need to register for sales & use tax purposes
Timely preparation, review, and filing of registration or occupation business license fees including maintaining a database or worksheet of historical changes with respect to ITE operations
Vendor Exemption Requests: provide vendors with properly executed exemption certificates where applicable
Responsible for maintaining accurate address/contact information for all tax jurisdictions
Assist ITE Accountant with monthly reconciliation process, internal audit requests, sales tax audit information requests and sales tax return reconciliations

Working Conditions: Primarily in an office environment. Will be expected to travel as needed to company branches.
ITE treats all employees and candidates with the same dignity and respect regardless of their gender, age, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability. We embrace and take full advantage of our diversity. We value individuality and create a culture where variety is positively encouraged and all employees are genuinely appreciated for what makes them different. Desired Qualifications: The controller candidate should have a Bachelors degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation. Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.
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As a nonprofit membership association, the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc., (NABA) is dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for black accounting and finance professionals by providing leadership and technical training, as well as networking and career opportunities.

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