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Robert Half Assistant Controller in GREENCASTLE, Indiana


In this Assistant Controller role, you will utilize your problem solving skills by taking initiative to identity and resolve problems. One of the Assistant Controller's tasks include supervising the accounting staff and reporting updates to the Controller. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Indianapolis, Indiana area. A premier company in the Education - University industry wants you to join their well-respected team. Apply now through Robert Half.

How you will make an impact

  • Guarantee regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Recognize and grow process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Put together diversified policies, procedures, and technical accounting analyses

  • Pitch in to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Backfill for Controller as necessary

  • Sustain implementation and secure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Foster accountability and the meeting of deliverables

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

  • Dissect and generate Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Other distinguished duties when required

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

  • Direct the accounting team during the closing process to secure deadlines are met

  • Developed preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

    Requirements - Ability to multitask and communicate effectively with individuals of all backgrounds

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

  • Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

    • Crucial accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • CPA certification desired

  • Financial Statement experience

  • Proficiency in Analyze Financial Statements

  • Practical knowledge of Educational Institutions

  • Consolidated Financial Statements experience

  • General familiarity with Monthly Financial Statements

  • Well-founded grasp of financial statement preparation

  • US GAAP experience required

  • Proven knowledge of financial statements consolidation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP Accounting

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

    • Significant experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

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