Assistant Controller

Creative Financial Staffing
Indianapolis, Indiana
May 28, 2024
May 30, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Our client is currently seeking a talented and experienced Assistant Controller to join their team as an Assistant Controller. As the Assistant Controller you will play a critical role in overseeing the financial operations, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, and mentoring a team of dedicated professionals. If you are a detail-oriented individual with a passion for non-profit organizations and a strong background in finance, we encourage you to apply.

  • Supervise and mentor a team of 3 direct reports, providing guidance, feedback, and support in their professional development.
  • Oversee the day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and payroll functions.
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting, including the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Coordinate and assist in the annual budgeting process, working closely with department managers to develop comprehensive financial plans.
  • Monitor and maintain internal controls to safeguard the organization's assets and ensure compliance with accounting principles and regulations.
  • Collaborate with the Controller and senior management to analyze financial data, identify trends, and provide insights to support strategic decision-making.
  • Assist in the preparation of audit schedules and serve as a primary point of contact for external auditors.
  • Conduct periodic reviews of financial processes and systems to identify areas for improvement and implement best practices.
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in accounting standards and non-profit regulations, ensuring compliance and providing recommendations for implementation.
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives as assigned by senior management.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4+ years of relevant experience in financial management or accounting.
  • Prior experience supervising a team is required.
  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting principles and regulations is a plus.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and a passion for mentorship and professional development.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.

Our client values their employees and provides a supportive and inclusive work environment. As the Assistant Controller, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our organization's financial success and contribute to the growth of their non-profit mission.