Senior Accountant/Assistant Controller

Franklin, Tennessee
Jun 10, 2024
Jun 15, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Summary:
We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Assistant Controller to join our finance team. As an Assistant Controller, you will play a crucial role in supporting the Controller in managing the financial operations of our organization. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with strong corporate accounting knowledge and experience to contribute to the success of our company.

Prepare and book payroll related journal entries.
Calculate, prepare and book various payroll related accruals (monthly payroll accrual, bonus, commissions, etc.)
Prepare and book journal entries relating to freight, mileage, employee expenses, insurance, etc.
Reconcile cash activity on a regular basis.
Reconcile and maintain schedules relating to prepaids, insurance, fixed assets and leases.
Perform month-end close in accordance with internal close schedule.
Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts consistent with GAAP and corporate accounting policies, ensuring proper documentation and supporting schedules.
Partner with team to resolve non-reconciling items and other analysis of monthly activity.
Prepare and analyze financial reports to ensure accuracy of accounting, identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement.
Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecasts. Monitor actual financial performance against budgeted targets. Identify and analyze deviations.
Maintain good record keeping of all files.
Assist with ad hoc projects as needed and act as a backup to other accounting functions.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA designation is highly preferred.
5+ years of related accounting experience.
Comprehensive understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Proven ability to work with minimal direction, as well as be resourceful and independent in solving problems.
High level of dedication to adhering to deadlines and attention to detail.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
High regard for confidentiality and data integrity.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
Familiarity working with Finance systems; (SAGE Intaact preferred).