Assistant Controller

3 days left

Creative Financial Staffing
Lansing, Michigan
May 10, 2024
May 21, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Our client is an industry leader in the Lansing, MI area and is well respected within the Michigan school community. They are seeking a full-time, permanent Assistant Controllerto be an integral part of the Accounting & Finance Team. Here are a few reasons why you should apply:
  • Company is 50+ years old and is a top competitor in their respected industry.
  • Family oriented, friendly culture and is well respected by Michigan's public education sector.
  • 100% Company Paid Medical/Dental/Vision and outstanding overall benefits package.
  • Located in a brand new building with collaborative work spaces, ping pong tables and a stocked cafeteria.
  • 12.5% employer contribution to 401k
  • 4+ weeks of PTO
  • Flexible schedule
The Assistant Controller supports the Controller in managing the financial operations of the multiple companies operating within the organization. The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Controller include management of the general ledger, month end financial reporting, forecasting, budgeting, and completion of account reconciliations. This position requires handling confidential financial information, and interacting with a variety of staff, directors, banks and client personnel.

Assistant Controller Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the monthly close for all companies within the organization
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and KPI's
  • Analyze and prepare monthly budget variance reports
  • Monitor and analyze financial performance
  • Use financial modeling to support strategic decision making
  • Mentor accounting staff and provide guidance on day-to-day operations
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards, industry regulations, and internal policies
  • Support various external audits, providing necessary documentation and explanations
  • Assist in the development and implementation of financial controls to improve efficiency and mitigate risk
  • Assist with preparation of annual budgets for all entities
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Assistant Controller Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or Finance
  • 4+ years of accounting experience, with 2 years in financial modeling and forecasting
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and financial reporting standards
  • Public accounting experience is highly preferred
  • Proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting, and budgeting techniques
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload to meet deadlines