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Robert Half Assistant Controller in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Description

A well-respected company is collaborating with Robert Half to help them find an accomplished Assistant Controller. You will supervise the accounting staff and report any updates to the Controller in this Assistant Controller role. This is the Assistant Controller position for you if you are a self-starter with a history of successfully identifying issues and resolving problems. Apply today for this great career opportunity! This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania area.

Major responsibilities

  • Guarantee regular account reconciliation to completion

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

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

  • Compose diverse procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

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

  • Backfill for Controller when necessary

  • Test and produce Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Seasoned preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Supervise the accounting team during the closing process to certify deadlines are met

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

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

  • Stimulate accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Supplementary duties as assigned

    Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • 10+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

  • Ability to multitask efficiently and prioritize work

  • CPA a plus

  • Significant experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Comprehension of Ad Hoc Analysis

  • Good understanding of cash flow management

  • Enterprise resource planning experience highly desired

  • Hands-on experience with US GAAP

  • Practical knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Adeptness in Controllership Functions

  • Microsoft Office Suites experience desired

  • Command of Data Manipulation Language

  • Deep understanding of Data Migration

  • Previous experience working with cash flow management

  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Consolidated Financial Statements

  • Prior experience with CPA

  • Background working with budget forecasting

  • Experience with Communication Skills

  • Financial reporting experience preferred

  • Financial statement preparation experience highly preferred

  • Earlier work involving Oversee Preparation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • General familiarity with Intercompany Eliminations

  • Year-end Audits experience highly valued

  • Dynamic accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required

Reach out to Jared Scholl if interested in this exciting Assistant Controller role - 484.214.2682 and reference JO#03710-0011992980.

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