Assistant Controller

Creative Financial Staffing
Morristown, Tennessee
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 06, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
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Organization Type
Position Overview: My client is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Assistant Controller to join their finance department. The Assistant Controller will play a crucial role in supporting the Controller in overseeing the financial activities of the company, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, and providing strategic financial guidance to management.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Financial Reporting: Assist in the preparation and analysis of financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Support the annual budgeting process and provide analysis on variances between actual results and forecasts. Assist in developing financial forecasts and models to aid in strategic decision-making.
  • Internal Controls: Help maintain and enhance internal control procedures to safeguard company assets and ensure accuracy of financial data. Assist in implementing controls to comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Month-end Close: Assist in the month-end close process, including journal entry preparation, account reconciliations, and financial reporting tasks to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.
  • Cost Analysis: Conduct cost analysis to identify areas for cost savings and process improvements. Assist in developing cost standards and analyzing variances against standards.
  • Audit Support: Collaborate with internal and external auditors during financial audits. Prepare audit schedules and provide necessary documentation to support audit inquiries.
  • Financial Analysis: Provide insightful analysis of financial performance, trends, and forecasts to management. Assist in identifying opportunities for revenue enhancement and cost optimization.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with accounting policies, procedures, and regulations. Assist in researching and interpreting accounting standards to address complex accounting issues.

  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
    • 4+ years of progressive experience in accounting or finance roles in a manufacturing environment.
    • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices, including GAAP.
    • Proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.
    • Experience with ERP systems and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments.
    • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.