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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.

Your responsibilities

  • 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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