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Robert Half Assistant Controller in Maryvill, Missouri

Description If you're a detail-oriented Assistant Control, Robert Half might have an opportunity for you with one of their clients in the Manufacturing industry. You will supervise the accounting staff and report any updates to the Controller in this Assistant Controller role. An Assistant Controller position has opened up with one of our clients. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with a demonstrated history of resolving problems after identifying issues. Apply today for this great career opportunity! This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Maryvill, Missouri area.

What you get to do every day

  • Enhanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

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

  • Organize multiple procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

  • Create accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Additional duties as assigned

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

  • Facilitate the accounting team during the closing process to see to it that deadlines are met

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

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

  • Dissect and generate Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Backfill for Controller as provided

  • Administer regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Promote to ensure a competent, trained staff through regular assessment, development, and goal setting Requirements - Foundational knowledge in budgeting

  • Cost accounting experience required

  • Budget forecasting experience highly desired

  • Month end closings experience

  • GAAP Accounting experience desired

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Certified Public Accounting license or exams in progress

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

    • Considerable accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • 7+ years of general ledger accounting experience

    • Significant experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

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