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Robert Half Assistant Controller in Frankfort, Kentucky


A well-respected company is collaborating with Robert Half to help them find an accomplished Assistant Controller. As the Assistant Controller, you will oversee the day to day of the accounting staff and send reports to the Controller. An Assistant Controller position has opened up with one of our clients. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with a demonstrated history of resolving problems after identifying issues. Apply today!

Your responsibilities

  • Classify and develop Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Pinpoint and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Forward-thinking preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Backfill for Controller as provided

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

  • Administer regular account reconciliation to completion

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

  • Approve implementation and verify adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Additional duties as assigned

  • Draw up numerous procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

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

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

  • Stimulate accountability and the meeting of deliverable

    Requirements - Significant experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

  • Proven knowledge of financial analysis

  • General ledger experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of account analysis

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Deep understanding of Annual Financial Plan

  • CPA a plus

    • Prior accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Ability to multitask and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds

  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

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