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Robert Half Assistant Controller in Columbia, South Carolina


Our client is seeking a motivated accounting/finance professional ready to take on their next challenge. The Assistant Controller will work closely with the CFO and other senior leaders to ensure accurate reporting of financial information for the company, will analyze and report on operations KPIs, will oversee 2 clerical accounting team members, will prepare journal entries, maintain the GL, and prepare financial statements. The Assistant Controller will also assist the CFO in develop formal budgeting and forecasting functions for the company. This is an exciting opportunity to truly make your mark, to work in a high-growth organization that still has a family-feeling culture. Client is interviewing this week so apply NOW if you are interested.

Requirements - Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Notable accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

    • Ability to multitask and communicate effectively with individuals of all backgrounds
  • Complete knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

    • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

    • CPA an added bonus

    • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel

    • Solid understanding of financial analysis

    • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel

    • Ad Hoc Financial Analysis experience required

    • Adeptness in Excel Formulas

    • Deep understanding of financial reporting

    • Foundational knowledge in Hyperion Financial Reporting

    • Month end closings experience highly desired

    • Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

    • Deep technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

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