Assistant Controller

4 days left

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
San Antonio, Texas
Posted
May 02, 2024
Closes
May 26, 2024
Ref
2754101428
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
POSITION: Assistant Controller
RELOCATION TO CHICAGO IS REQUIRED

Our client is a Fortune 500 global manufacturer and solutions provider.

WHY JOIN THE TEAM AS THE ASSISTANT CONTROLLER?

  • Stable and growing company
  • Constantly acquiring new companies which creates additional opportunity
  • Smart and talented team
  • Opportunity to make an impact and add value
  • High visibility
  • Great leadership
  • Open to different opinions and new ideas
  • Challenging work- opportunity to learn a lot and get your arms around the whole business
  • Hybrid schedule 3x a week in office


SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ASSISTANT CONTROLLER


- Lead the SEC reporting processes, including compiling, reviewing, and coordinating the issuance of quarterly and annual financial reports on Forms 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, and 11-K.

- Guide the early assessment for and related implementation of new accounting pronouncements, related disclosures, and other GAAP/SEC implementation issues, including the rollout of training.

- Oversee the drafting and maintenance of financial policies and procedures for company-wide use.

- Assist Segment CFOs, Segment Technical Accounting Group, and operating companies with various technical accounting and reporting items, including purchase price allocations for acquisitions and accounting for dispositions.

- Develop and disseminate accounting and reporting training and best practices across the Company as necessary.

- Oversee Corporate Accounting activities and controls, including monthly close, corporate financials, Health & Welfare accounting, pension & postretirement accounting, deferred compensation, share-based compensation, insurance, incentive accruals, long-term debt, software capitalization, share repurchases, cash, prepaids, fixed assets, accounts payable, legal and environmental accruals, allocations, Board of Director expense reporting, Foundation accounting, and Government reporting/surveys.

- Support Our client's finance transformation efforts.

- Monitor developments in SEC rulemaking, including environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting requirements.

- Collaborate with Corporate FP&A and Investor Relations to ensure consistency of reporting.

- Work closely, effectively, and efficiently with Internal Audit and the independent auditor.

WORK QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE OF THE ASSISTANT CONTROLLER:

Fully qualified candidates will possess the following attributes:

- An undergraduate accounting or finance degree is required.

- Active CPA required; public accounting experience

- Approximately 15+ years of total career experience.

- Energetic, collaborative self-starter that has a "hands-on" approach and curious mindset.

- Motivated by and thrives in a fast-paced and high-caliber environment with frequent ad hoc requests and changing priorities.

- Solid understanding of U.S. GAAP, SEC financial reporting, and management reporting and analysis.

- Excellent communication skills: able to quickly establish a personal brand within the organization to drive cross-functional collaboration.

- Able to focus on the overall objective for a given process or accounting area, while at the same time able to dive into transactional detail if needed to resolve questions or issues.

- Insightful, able to identify trends and themes for continuous improvement across the teams.

- Determination to overcome obstacles and achieve objectives, changing direction along the way to achieve business objectives.

- Committed to making the time to coach and mentor staff to enhance the proficiency of the group.

- Upholds commitment to quality through robust review and analysis.

- Experience working in multi-national environments; able to collaborate effectively across different cultures, experience levels, etc.

Compensation for the successful candidate will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Components include a base salary, an incentive bonus, and long-term equity incentive compensation. This position is relocation-eligible.