Assistant Controller

Creative Financial Staffing
Dayton, Ohio
Jun 24, 2024
Jun 27, 2024
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Assistant Controller
Dayton, OH

Join a dynamic manufacturing company located on the northside of Dayton with a global footprint and significant sales abroad. They are currently seeking a highly motivated Assistant Controller to join their team. This role offers a strong connection to management, providing ample opportunities for professional growth and the enhancement of accounting skills and performance. They are looking for an adaptable, collaborative individual ready to take the next step in their career. Senior Accountants or Accounting Managers with a drive for success are best suited to join the team in this role.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Controller:
  • Perform daily bank reconciliations, ensuring accuracy, and recording bank activities in the general ledger.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and conduct detailed balance sheet account reconciliations, identifying and rectifying any discrepancies.
  • Prepare and submit the monthly reporting package in a timely and accurate manner, including financial statements and variance analysis.
  • Review, reconcile, and record bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll activities, ensuring compliance with company policies and regulations.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts, providing insights and analysis to support decision-making.
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and company policies.
  • Support the Controller in ad-hoc financial analysis, reporting, and special projects as needed.

Preferred Qualifications of the Assistant Controller:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Recent experience in SAP is a must.
  • Advanced Excel skills, including VLOOKUP, pivot tables, and complex formulae.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and internal control principles.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across different departments and levels of the organization.