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Assistant Controller

Chicago, IL

GoHealth is looking for an Assistant Controller. In this role, you will report to our Financial Controller and play a key role on our team by leading and coordinating accounting system management, budget management, month-end close management, financial reporting, and various other accounting and finance projects as needed.

Due to the unprecedented situation of COVID-19, GoHealth has decided to protect our current and future employees by managing our business remotely. This is inclusive of interviewing, onboarding and each role day-to-day. Please consider that our roles will not be remote long-term and will return to an office setting once we're safe to do so following the guidance of local health authorities’ and the CDC.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and consolidating financial statements
  • Establishing and maintaining internal controls
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly, year-end financials in compliance with applicable reporting standards
  • Researching accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Supervises the execution of all aspects of cash management operating strategies
  • Develops and manages cash flow forecasting process, analysis, & reporting
  • Work as a liaison to external auditors
  • Actively drive continuous improvement opportunities in process, policies, and standards
  • Partner closely with our Controller to drive accounting policy alignment, reporting quality and timeliness

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • CPA required
  • 5+ years of progressive corporate or public accounting experience needed
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience with monthly close process’, financial systems and the ability to assist with close procedures
  • Expert level proficiency with MS Excel, MS Word, and other professional platforms
  • Enterprise Accounting system experience required with strong consideration given to anyone who has worked with Netsuite.

Benefits and Perks: 

  • Open vacation policy
  • 401k program with company match
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Commuter and transit benefits
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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