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Robert Half International Assistant Controller/Sr Accountant in HARLEYSVILLE, Pennsylvania


Robert Half Finance & Accounting has an open position for an ambitious Assistant Controller/Sr Accountant to join a prestigious company in the Telecom Services industry. As the Assistant Controller/Sr Accountant, you will assist in supervising the accounting staff and report to the Controller. If you are a self-starter with a proven ability to identify issues and resolve problems, this is the Assistant Controller/Sr Accountant role for you! Act now and apply today! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Harleysville, Pennsylvania area.

Major responsibilities

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

  • Warrant regular account reconciliation to completion

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

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Inspect and make Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Incite accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Steer the accounting team during the closing process to warrant deadlines are met

  • Backfill for Controller where appropriate

  • Seasoned preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

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

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

  • Develop an assortment of policies, technical accounting analyses, and procedures

  • Assist implementation and assure adherence to accounting policies and procedures


  • CPA a plus

  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • 3+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Considerable accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

  • Significant experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Enterprise resource planning experience desired

  • Quality experience with Payroll Tax

  • Practical knowledge of payroll

  • Foundational knowledge in US GAAP

  • Well-founded grasp of general ledger

  • QuickBooks experience preferred

  • Earlier work involving Microsoft Excel

  • Deep understanding of GAAP Accounting

  • Proven knowledge of month end closings

  • Analytical Skills experience

  • General familiarity with General Ledger System

  • Wide ranging experience with Payroll Taxes

Please reach out to Jared Scholl if you are the ideal Assistant Controller/Sr. Accountant for this role - and reference JO#03710-0011648272.

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Salary: DOE


Date Posted: January 12, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 03710-0011648272

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance