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Robert Half Assistant Controller in VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia


Utilize your detail-attentiveness in this Assistant Control position with a company in the Construction/Contractor industry Robert Half is collaborating with. The Assistant Controller role will report to the Controller and supervise accounting staff. Candidates who possess a proven ability to identify issues and resolve problems, might be interested to apply their talents to this challenging Assistant Controller position. Please apply right away! This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Virginia Beach, Virginia area.

What you get to do every single day

  • Assist implementation and assure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Backfill for Controller when necessary

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

  • Urge accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Work on other requests when required

  • Ready different technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

  • Aid the accounting team during the closing process to guarantee deadlines are met

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

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

  • Dissect and generate Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Advanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Pinpoint and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Assure regular account reconciliation to completion

Interested candidates please contact Tamara Young 757-981-0974

Requirements - 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

    • Thorough knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Certified Public Accounting license or exams in progress

    • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Month-end Financial experience preferred

  • Previous experience working with Monthly Close

  • Monthly Financial Statements experience highly preferred

  • Hands-on experience with Month-end Reports

  • Monthly Close Processes experience highly valued

  • Prior experience with Month-end Journal Entries

  • Good understanding of Monthly Reporting

  • Practical knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Background working with Monthly Journal Entries

  • Experience with Monthly Accruals

  • Earlier work involving Monthly Reconciliation

  • Demonstrated knowledge of month end closings

  • CPA experience

  • Foundational knowledge in CPA Track

  • CPA experience desired

  • CPA Eligible experience

  • Leadership experience desired

  • General familiarity with account reconciliation

  • Adeptness in GAAP Accounting

  • Comprehension of Monthly Balance Sheet

  • CPA Eligible experience

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