Assistant Controller (Business and Financial Operations)

Radford, Virginia
May 02, 2024
May 24, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
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Organization Type
Job Description:
  • The Assistant Controller is responsible to support the Sector Controller in maintaining and filing accurate and consistent accounts for our Client and for generating all information for financial reporting including the annual budget requirements.
  • The position works closely with the Sector Controller in managing and monitoring the costs of the organization, identifying risks in internal controls, maintaining SOX compliant financials, and identifying and actively supporting correction in gaps in processes and procedures as it relates to financial accuracy.

  • Ownership of the day-to-day financial activities such as: Cost and project performance analysis, project revenue, COS and GP review, ensuring overhead rates are maintained accurately.
  • Review/Analyze financial statements such as Balance Sheet & PL and manage submission of financial reports with comments on trends, critical factors and recommendations.
  • Provide insight & financial analysis on project performance with recommendations for cost controls, efficiency & improvements.
  • Support external and internal audit requirements while critically analyzing potential risks and presenting and implementing, after acceptance, of any gaps in performance.
  • Support the Sector Controller in the monthly financial close process with emphasis on creating a set of accurate financials, in accordance with US GAAP , with proper variance analysis in accordance with the close schedule.
  • Support special requirement in the completion of accurate quarterly and annual Financial Reporting package and entry into reporting tools in accordance with given deadlines.
  • Assist with the development of guiding principles and procedures to streamline and continuously improve the accounting department and its responsibility as a financial business partner for Radford operations.
  • Cost accounting, annual setting of standard costs and periodic review of actual vs. standard costs.
  • Ongoing review of expenses and revenues to support continuous improvement.
  • Supporting pricing proposals for the business and liaising with the Sales team to ensure accurate assumptions are used in gross margin analysis.
  • Ad hoc information required from time to time.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or above.
  • Advanced study in accounting, financial, taxes, and US GAAP is desirable.
  • 5 years+ experience in accounting function within a manufacturing operation environment.
  • Good working knowledge of US GAAP .
  • Strong Excel skills, working knowledge of accounting software, ERP systems (e.g. LN, MFG/PRO & SAP), and using reporting tools such as Cognos , Hyperion, Data Cubes, OneStream etc.
  • Leadership skills and experience to manage & develop staff/accounting professionals and assistants.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA, CPA, CMA.

Key Behavioral competencies:
  • Building Trust, Adaptability, Building Strategic Working Relationships, Decision Making, Quality Orientation, Aligning Performance for Success, Initiating Action, Information Monitoring, Facilitating Change
  • Understand what is required to get the job done
  • Ability to provide common sense solutions to problems
  • Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills