Assistant Controller

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Creative Financial Staffing
Saint Paul, Minnesota
May 15, 2024
May 24, 2024
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Assistant Controller

We are partnering with a growing manufacturing organization to help them find an Assistant Controller for their team. The Assistant Controller will partner with the Controller to manage the department's ability to respond to the demands of the business. They will be responsible for inventory balances, fixed assets, income and balance sheets, analyzing and reporting product cost, manufacturing expense budgets, supervising others and more. In addition, this role will bring financial analytical perspective to the needs of the business that will support management's decisions while ensuring all regulatory requirements are met.

Assistant Controller Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises and improves accelerated month-end close process, including journal entries
  • Accumulates and reports accurate and reliable information on the financial performance of the division
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly reporting to Corporate, including company financial statements, and tax information requests
  • Reviews monthly reconciliations
  • Maintains adequate internal controls over company procedures to ensure adherence to management policies and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Directs annual physical inventory process and supervise reconciliation of raw material, work in process and finished goods inventory balances
  • Identifies and implements process improvements for accounting procedures
  • Identifies operating risks and propose solutions for management action
  • Develops, mentors and evaluates performance of Accounting staff
  • Plans and directs training and skill development of Accounting staff
  • Supports Corporate and internal initiatives and projects
  • Participates in compliance with Government Accounting standards and regulations
  • Builds effective cross functional relationships; Develops a team environment that ensures alignment to organization goals, objectives, and corporate values

Assistant Controller Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • 3+ years of post-graduate Accounting experience (public accounting experience preferred)
  • Manufacturing industry experience preferred
  • Must have demonstrated strong analytical and project management skills
  • Proficiency in use of Oracle and Hyperion (HFM) preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements for accounting procedures required
Compensation: 100 to 125K + bonus