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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Jersey City, New Jersey


If you are a self-starter with a proven ability to identify issues and resolve problems, this is the Assistant Controller role for you! The Assistant Controller role will report to the Controller and supervise accounting staff. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Jersey City, New Jersey area. Become an integral part of the team by joining this fast-paced Healthcare, Hospitals, Social Assistance company by applying through Robert Half Finance & Accounting.

How you will make an impact

  • Advocate implementation and make certain adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Sort out and construct Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Enhanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Backfill for Controller where necessary

  • Additional responsibilities if necessary

  • Prepare a variety of technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

  • Drive accountability and the meeting of deliverables

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

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

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

  • Determine and form process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Manage the accounting team during the closing process to make sure deadlines are met

  • Confirm regular account reconciliation to completion

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  • Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • CPA certification desired

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks to prioritize needs and expedite tasks upon request

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Proficient in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

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Salary: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Jersey City, NJ

Date Posted: January 11, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02680-0011665526

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance