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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Oxford, Mississippi

Description This is the Assistant Controller position for you if you are a self-starter with a history of successfully identifying issues and resolving problems. As the Assistant Controller, you will assist in supervising the accounting staff and report to the Controller. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Oxford, Mississippi area. You could apply your talents within an expanding company by applying via Robert Half Finance & Accounting today!

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Back implementation and make sure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

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

  • Urge accountability and the meeting of deliverables

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

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

  • Backfill for Controller as appropriate

  • Supplementary duties as assigned

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

  • Examine and build Ad Hoc financial reports

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

  • Assure regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Innovative preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Support the accounting team during the closing process to confirm deadlines are met Requirements - Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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

    • Noteworthy accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Strong familiarity with Analyze Financial Statements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

  • Command of journal entries

  • 3+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

    • Complete understanding of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • CPA a plus

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