Assistant Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Morristown, Tennessee
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 06, 2024
Ref
2741889594
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
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.