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Robert Half 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! 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 Jersey City, New Jersey area. The role will remain remote until 2022 and go to a hybrid schedule next year. Apply with Robert Half today to join a well-respected Sporting Industries company.

Your responsibilities

  • Compose diverse procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

  • Advanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Dissect and generate Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Discern and establish process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Additional duties as assigned

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

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

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

  • Warrant regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Stimulate accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Support implementation and ensure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Provide assistance to the accounting team during the closing process to make certain deadlines are met


  • CPA license

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

    • Public Accounting foundation preferred not required
  • 12 years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and IIA standards

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

    • Accurate knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

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