Robert Half International Assistant Controller in FLINT, Michigan
If you're a detail-oriented Assistant Control, Robert Half Finance & Accounting might have an opportunity for you with one of their clients. The Assistant Controller role will ensure financial reporting, accounting systems, processes and controls are compliant with all technical and regulatory requirements. The role requires high-level analytical and financial modeling skills. This position will lead the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll functions, managing a team of four employees. The ideal candidate will have strong technical and analytical skills and will possess excellent communication skills. The Assistant Controller will report directly to the CFO. The candidate should have exceptional time management and organizational skills. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Flint, Michigan area. For immediate and confidential consideration, please reach out to Shannon Edlinger at 248-205-5582 Ext 48124.
Maintain implementation and insure adherence to accounting policies and procedures
Lend a hand to ensure a competent, trained staff through goal setting, regular assessment, and development
Backfill for Controller as appropriate
Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting
Administer regular account reconciliation to completion
Foster accountability and the meeting of deliverables
Advanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits
Consider and form Ad Hoc financial reports
Identify and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency
Direct the accounting team during the closing process to secure deadlines are met
Establish relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like the monthly flash report, key financial metrics, and actual spend against budgets/outlook
Additional duties as assigned
Organize multiple procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses
-Develop financial models and perform monthly variance analysis throughout the year to assist leadership in identifying causes and potential solutions for material variances.
Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations and lead quarterly balance sheet reviews
Support month-end and year-end close process
Develop and document business processes and policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)
Ability to multitask effectively
Complete understanding of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
Crucial accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
CPA certification a plus
Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. MBA is highly desirable.
Microsoft Excel experience desired
Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills
5+ years of general ledger accounting experience
-Demonstrates team experience and collaborative approach to solving problems
Strong organizational skills; must be detailed oriented
Ability to follow up on pending issues and meet deadlines.
-Leadership skills with prior experience coaching and developing teams
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