Career Level Other
Experience 6 Years
Seeking an assistant controller to provide the Controller and CFO with assistance on all accounting-related tasks. The ideal candidate has a passion for finding solutions to complex problems. We’re looking for a self-starting, highly detailed professional who practices discretion in all corporate matters and doesn’t mind working with numerous projects at once. We need someone who respects deadlines and doesn’t mind wearing a few hats at a time
Support accounting functions including but not limited to accounts receivable, accounts payable, and intercompany accounting
Reviews, evaluates and implements accounting systems, policies, controls and procedures.
Ensures deadlines for accounting close are met and needed reports are prepared in a timely and accurate manner.
Assist with financial statements and related reports including but not limited to balance sheets, income statements, cash-flow reports, budgets, and variance analysis.
Prepares monthly financial statements for international locations.
Assists in the preparation of the annual independent audit and preparation of annual tax documents.
Monitors receivables to ensure credit risk is mitigated.
Oversees accounts payable function including but not limited to compliance with expense reporting, capitalization policy, and purchase order procedures.
Hires, trains, supervises, motivates, and develops accounts payable and accounts receivable team; manages schedules and workflow.
Review and oversee property and sales/use tax functions
Assists with special projects as required.
Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent. CPA required.
Five to seven years related experience.
Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”)
Experience in mergers and acquisitions. Preferred
Prior history working with private equity groups/owners. Preferred
Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific method.
Ability to work with all levels of management.
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
Proven leadership and business acumen skills
Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate subordinates.
Commitment to excellence and high standards.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong level of competency in Excel.
Analytical–Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflows and procedures.
Problem Solving–Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem-solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Leadership–Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information; stay in a stationary position 80%; move; operate computer and office equipment; and reach with or without reasonable accommodation.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers.