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Title:  Financial Reporting Manager


CTS is a $550 million corporation that employs 4,000+ dedicated people. CTS designs and manufactures electronic components, actuators, and sensors to OEMs in the automotive, communications, medical, defense and aerospace, industrial, and computer markets. The company manufactures products in North America, Europe, and Asia.  Founded in 1896 as Chicago Telephone Supply, CTS is headquartered in Lisle, IL.



Job/Position Summary

The Financial Reporting Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of our global financial reporting including driving the period-end close process and will work closely with various key members of the business. To be successful in the role, a candidate must maintain strong communication and collaboration between both site and corporate finance teams to ensure the completeness and accuracy of financial results. Additionally, this individual must also be independently proactive in driving process improvements, including use of KPI metrics, leveraging data and analytics, and working to establish best in class processes and procedures to drive a successful financial reporting function. The ideal resource must also possess strong accounting experience in a multi-jurisdictional environment and seek the challenge of working with a growing and dynamic finance organization as well as the opportunity to directly interact with C-Suite executives in their support of the corporate department. The Financial Reporting Manager will report directly to the Assistant Corporate Controller.


Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Manage the full financial reporting process from the global consolidation activities through SEC reporting.
  • Assist in the administration of the Company’s current Oracle HFM consolidation system. Be a key resource in the Company’s information technology transformation, including any future EPM implementations.
  • Be a primary resource in the preparation of key external SEC reporting filings (Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, proxy, etc.).
  • Lead the management of the Company’s Shareworks global equity administration system.
  • Own and maintain a strong internal control environment for the financial close and SEC reporting processes.
  • Facilitate audit efforts by assisting the coordination of deliverables and resolution of issues between global accounting teams and the internal and external auditors.
  • Assist in continuous development and monitoring of financial close KPI’s for domestic and international sites with ongoing feedback provided to C-Suite management.
  • Support in the assessment, documentation and training of global finance teams on accounting policies, procedures, and new technical accounting developments.
  • Participate in special projects or ad-hoc analysis in support of finance department and company initiatives.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Independent self-starter who will be proactive in driving continuous process improvements.
  • Strong project manager who can effectively coordinate the monthly financial consolidation process across several domestic and international operations.
  • Effective communicator who can give directives and manage issue resolution throughout the entire financial reporting process. 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks involving several sites and locations at one time.
  • Prior experience with SEC reporting, various technical accounting topics, and internal controls.
  • Experience with a multi-national manufacturing company preferred.
  • Recent SAP and/or HFM experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Shareworks and/or Active Disclosure is also considered a plus.


Required Education and Experience

  • B.S. in accounting required
  • Minimum 5+ years of increasing accounting, finance, and/or operational experience including 1+ years as a manager
  • Minimum 2+ years of public accounting experience preferred
  • CPA strongly preferred



United States EEO Statement

CTS Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer who complies with all applicable federal, state and local employment laws. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at CTS Corporation will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. It has been and shall continue to be both the official policy and the commitment of CTS Corporation to further equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of, among other characteristics, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.


We fully comply with all applicable Department of Labor and EEOC rules, regulations, guidelines, and orders including but not limited to Executive Order 11246 and 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4, 60-250.5(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). The parties hereby incorporate the requirements of 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4(a)(7), 29 C.F.R. Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A, 41 C.F.R. § 60-300.5(a) and 41 C.F.R. § 60-741.5(a), if applicable. Except where prohibited by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a background check and drug screening.


United States Additional Considerations

It is unlawful in all states where the Company operates, including Massachusetts, to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates applicable laws may be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability. The Company does not require a lie detector test as a condition of employment nor continued employment. 


Applicants must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.


No agencies, please. We do not accept any unsolicited resumes and are not looking to engage an agency. We receive inquiries from agencies daily. Do not direct any inquiries or emails to hiring managers. It is not our standard practice to utilize agencies; we are a federal contractor and need to comply with the same process for all.


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Lisle, IL, US, 60532

Job Type:  Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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