Assistant Controller

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  • Location:

    Shelton, United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Our client is a publicly traded market leader in the Services industry, and they wish to hire an Assistant Controller that will be responsible accounting operations within all US divisions of the Company. Initially the role will not have direct reports and reports to the Controller. 
Essential duties will include: - 

  • Ensure all transactions are recorded in accordance with GAAP  

  • Prepare budgetary reports for SVP of Sales 

  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end close processes including, but not limited to, financial statement preparation and variance commentary. 

  • Maintain the general ledger and ensure proper reconciliation of accounts. 

  • Maintain multiple inter-company schedule reconciliations. 

  • Assist with the preparation of schedules for quarterly and annual audits. 

  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual state and federal tax filings. 

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions. 

  • Review and enhance accounting processes and general ledger capabilities. 

  • Prepare weekly Cash Flow Analysis schedules and prepare monthly bank reconciliations for multiple accounts. 

Job Requirements: - 

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting or Finance 

  • CPA 

  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience 

  • Experience in a heavy transactional environment 

  • Strong analytical and accounting skills 

  • Must be accurate and detail oriented 

  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment 

  • Process improvement driven 

  • Advanced Excel skills 

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics/Great Plains is a big plus