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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Princeton, New Jersey


We have an excellent opportunity for a Assistant Controller position. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with a track record of identifying problems and delivering solutions. 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 Princeton, New Jersey area. You could apply your talents within an expanding company in the Manufacturing industry by applying via Robert Half Finance & Accounting today!

How you will make an impact

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

  • Stimulate accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Aid implementation and guarantee adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Innovative preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Partake in the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Distinguish and evolve process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Deliver regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Supplementary duties as assigned

  • Backfill for Controller as needed

  • Test and produce Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Draw up numerous procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

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

  • Support the accounting team during the closing process to confirm deadlines are met

    Requirements - Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Operations experience preferred

  • Practical knowledge of Hyperion Financial Reporting

  • CPA experience

  • General familiarity with Essbase

  • Manufacturing experience desired

  • Demonstrated knowledge of AS400

  • Adeptness in SAP

  • Deep understanding of operations

  • Command of sales

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

    • Accurate knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Certified Public Accounting license or exams in progress

    • Noteworthy accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Ability to multitask, collaborate and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds in a fast-paced environment

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

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