Comp: $130-140K + bonus. Unlimited vacation policy!

Why is this a great company?:

  • Global Manufacturing/Distribution company that has grown rapidly in the last few years (Rev: $500M+)
  • Market leading comp package and benefits
  • Hybrid: 4 days in office/1 from home
  • Great boss and mentor (Big 4 and heavy Fortune 500 company experience)
  • In addition to accounting, this position will also include a good amount of budgeting & forecasting

ASSISTANT CONTROLLER

Responsibilities:

    • Lead and develop the divisional accounting teams including skills development, training and process improvement
    • Establish accounting policies, processes, procedures, and systems to ensure implementation and continuous improvement, and appropriate segregation of duties
    • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards
    • Review monthly account reconciliations for related divisions to ensure completeness and accuracy
    • Provide accurate financial reporting by strategic business division
    • Prepare and manage annual Budgets and semi-annual Reforecasts for related divisions
    • Manage monthly budget vs. actual review process and reporting
    • Create weekly cash flow forecasts for each related division
    • Support AP teams in check, wire and ACH payments, proper GL coding, approvals and overall AP process
    • Oversee and manage licensee audits
    • Strong technical skills and experience, including the ability to understand, interpret and apply GAAP accounting standards to business transactions:
      • Licensing and royalty arrangements
      • Retail store operations, concession and consignment agreements
      • Contract review
      • Inventory accounting
      • Fixed Assets
      • Upcoming lease accounting standards
    • Work with Controller to coordinate year end audits, review all balance sheet accounts and prepare schedules as required for related divisions
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement change to increase efficiency, streamline workflow and controls
    • Maintain strong relationships with customers and vendors
    • Analyze and interpret financial data, recommend changes to improve systems and financial performance
    • Identify risks and opportunities to budgets and forecasts, and communicate in a timely manner to the Controller or CFO
    • Maintain strong relationships with company management teams with the ability to explain complex financial issues clearly and concisely
    • Effectively manage, develop, coach and mentor accounting professionals within the department at varying degrees of experience and education

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related major
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • 2+ years of experience with a National CPA firm with a strong record and background of audit and accounting issues
  • Experience as an Assistant Controller for $200M+ complex global, consumer manufacturing/distribution company with strong record of accounting process documentation and improvement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an ability to think strategically, and a solution-based mentality
  • Can quickly establish credibility and respect and build strong working relationships with department managers; demonstrates maturity and professionalism; acts as a role model and source of knowledge
  • Service-oriented, well-organized, hard-working, proactive, self-motivated, with a strong sense of responsibility and the ability to manage change
  • Highly driven with ‘can-do’ attitude, have a positive and fun mind set
  • Demonstrates an understanding of personalities and behavioral styles to work collaboratively with a variety of people at all levels
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting and technical issues and the ability to apply these to a variety of situations using a pragmatic and common-sense approach
  • Expert computer skills including common desktop software applications
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Unwavering integrity and ethics
  • Proven ability to manage and train a diverse team including subordinates, peers and others
  • Self-starter who requires minimal supervision