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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Jonesboro, Arkansas


A well-respected company is looking for a success-driven Assistant Controller with the help of Robert Half Finance & Accounting. This Assistant Controller role reports to the Controller and manages the accounting staff. Candidates who possess a proven ability to identify issues and resolve problems, might be interested to apply their talents to this challenging Assistant Controller position. Act now and submit an application today! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Jonesboro, Arkansas area.

Key responsibilities

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

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

  • Create accountability and the meeting of deliverables

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

  • Help lead the accounting team during the closing process to ensure deadlines are met

  • Sustain implementation and secure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

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

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

  • Classify and develop Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Backfill for Controller as needed

  • Developed preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Administer regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Solid understanding of Analyze Financial Statements

  • Knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Monthly Financial Statements experience

  • GAAP Accounting experience

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • CPA a plus

  • Profound knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Previous general accounting experience required

If you meet the criteria listed above and want to know more details, I would be happy to discuss further with you! For confidential consideration, contact Andrew Scherz at 501-221-0099 or submit your resume to

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Salary: DOE

Location: Jonesboro, AR

Date Posted: November 5, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 03000-0011611341

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance