Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners


Clevest Solutions

Clevest Solutions

Accounting & Finance
Itasca, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. Our leading AI technology is the backbone of our award-winning enterprise software solutions, enabling our customers to be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™. Our commitment to internal AI adoption has allowed us to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, ensuring our colleagues can unlock their creativity and productivity, and our solutions are always cutting-edge.

At IFS, we’re flexible, we’re innovative, and we’re focused not only on how we can engage with our customers but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society’s greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and understand our responsibility to reflect the diverse world we work in. We are committed to promoting an inclusive workforce that fully represents the many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our customers, our partners, and our communities. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We’re looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs. With the power of our AI-driven solutions, we empower our team to change the status quo and make a real difference.

If you want to change the status quo, we’ll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

We are looking for a Controller to join our IFS North America team! In this role, you will oversee accounting activities and ensure that ledgers accurately reflect financial results. You will be responsible for managing all operations in the accounting department, including billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledgers, cost accounting and revenue recognition. You will ensure effective quality control for financial reporting and transactions. We are looking for someone who enjoys building relationships across the business and loves being part of a team!

This position can be remote. Central and Eastern time zones preferred.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare accounting records to reflect the activities of the corporation.
  • Mentor and develop the accounting team. Regularly evaluate staff and implement policies and procedures that drive automation and increase efficiency. Help drive a positive team culture.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting.
  • Administer the month-end close process within the standard close timelines and process. Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts, and overhead cost allocations.
  • Help design, review, and ensure the application of appropriate internal controls, and financial procedures.
  • Oversee and manage all cash applications.
  • Maintain control of sales, administrative, and financial expenses and the planning, control, and valuation of inventories.
  • Answer special inquiries of an accounting nature.
  • Provide protection for the company assets.
  • Liaison and work as an effective business partner with Global Finance, Americas FP&A, and the Americas commercial team.
  • Ensure Center of Excellence service delivery meets regional requirements
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors and oversee the preparation of all external audits.
  • Provide insight and recommendations to both the short-term and long-term growth plans of the organization.
  • Comprehend and apply revenue recognition policies.
  • Support systems and acquisition integrations and provide critical financial and operational information for implementation.
  • Coordinate and strategize methods used to attain department and regional goals.
  • Assist in the preparation of various filings, including tax.



  • Attentional to Detail.
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Advanced Excel
  • 10+ Years Controllership experience
  • Solid understanding of the principles of planning, organization, and control.
  • Ability to motivate others to achieve positive action and results.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.


  • Bachelor’s in finance
  • CPA beneficial but not required

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Equal Opportunity Employer