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Robert Half Assistant Controller in WADSWORTH, Ohio

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. One of the Assistant Controller's tasks include supervising the accounting staff and reporting updates to the Controller. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Wadsworth, Ohio area. Get your career moving in the right direction by joining an innovative company via Robert Half.

What you get to do every day

  • Discern and establish process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Sort out and construct Ad Hoc financial reports

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

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

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

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

  • Stimulate accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Compose diverse procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

  • Developed preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Assist the accounting team during the closing process to assure deadlines are met

  • Backfill for Controller where applicable

  • Perform other duties when necessary

  • Deliver regular account reconciliation to completion Requirements - Significant experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks to prioritize needs and expedite tasks upon request

  • CPA certification a plus

  • Proven knowledge of budgeting

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • Auditing experience highly desired

  • Year end closings experience preferred

  • Knowledge of Fixed Asset Accounting

  • Month end closings experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

    • Dynamic accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

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