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Robert Half Assistant Controller in Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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. This Assistant Controller position consists of regulating the day-to-day of the accounting staff and providing updates to the Controller. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Saint Cloud, Minnesota area. Become an integral part of the team by joining this fast-paced company by applying through Robert Half.


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

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

  • Sort out and construct Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Ready different technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Uphold implementation and warrant adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Boost accountability and the meeting of deliverables

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

  • Advanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Detect and prepare process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Ensure regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Backfill for Controller as required

  • Develop relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like the monthly flash report, actual spend against budgets/outlook, and key financial metrics Requirements - Practical knowledge of Prepare Financial Statements

  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred

  • Proven knowledge of journal entries

  • Proficiency in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience preferred

  • Well-founded grasp of general ledger

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Sage 300 experience desired

  • General familiarity with month end closings

  • Quality experience with payroll

  • Ability to multitask, collaborate and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

    • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

    • Significant experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • CPA certification desired

  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

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