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Robert Half Assistant Controller in BRIGHTON, Michigan


Robert Half has partnered with a company that is seeking a results-oriented Assistant Controller. As the Assistant Controller, you will assist in supervising the accounting staff and report to the Controller. We are seeking a self-starter with a demonstrated history of identifying issues and problem solving for this exciting Assistant Controller role. Apply for this role today! This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Brighton, Michigan area.

Major responsibilities

  • Guide the accounting team during the closing process to arrange that deadlines are met

  • Guarantee regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Mark and expand process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Determine and invent Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Aid with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Stimulate accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Endorse implementation and confirm adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Backfill for Controller when necessary

  • Design relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like key financial metrics, actual spend against budgets/outlook, and the monthly flash report

  • Other distinguished duties when required

  • Assist to ensure a competent, trained staff through goal setting, development, and regular assessment

  • Innovative preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Ready different technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

Please call John Grabowski directly for consideration at 313-717-1187.

Requirements - 3+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • CPA a plus

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

    • Profound knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • General ledger experience

  • Strong familiarity with General Ledger System

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Experience with Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Foundational knowledge in Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

    • Previous accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment

  • Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

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