Robert Half International Assistant Controller in WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania
Description Robert Half Finance & Accounting is seeking a goal-oriented Assistant Controller for one of their clients. The Assistant Controller role will report to the Controller and supervise accounting staff. If you are a self-starter with a proven ability to identify issues and resolve problems, this is the Assistant Controller role for you! Apply immediately! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the West Chester, Pennsylvania area.
Additional responsibilities if necessary
Boost accountability and the meeting of deliverables
Support implementation and ensure adherence to accounting policies and procedures
Help with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting
Deliver regular account reconciliation to completion
Classify and develop Ad Hoc financial reports
Produce relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like key financial metrics, actual spend against budgets/outlook, and the monthly flash report
Progressive preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits
Lend a hand to ensure a competent, trained staff through goal setting, regular assessment, and development
Backfill for Controller as needed
Prepare a variety of technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures
Define and flourish process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency
Help lead the accounting team during the closing process to ensure deadlines are met Requirements
CPA a plus
Previous experience working with Microsoft Excel
Comprehension of variance analysis
General ledger experience
Good understanding of GAAP Accounting
Month end closings experience required
Practical knowledge of financial analysis
Skills in compliance
Proven knowledge of Prepare Financial Reports
Earlier work involving MBA
Journal entries experience
Well-founded grasp of budgeting
General familiarity with enterprise resource planning
Wide ranging experience with CPA
Quality experience with Annual Audited Financial Statements
Consolidations experience highly desired
Account reconciliation experience
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
- Deep knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
- Prior accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure
5+ years of general ledger accounting experience
Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)
This Assistant Controller role is within a great culture and has tons of room for growth! Reach out to Jared Scholl today - 484.254.9040 and reference JO#03710-0011850642.
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