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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania

Description 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. The Assistant Controller will supervise the accounting staff while reporting to the Controller. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the West Chester, Pennsylvania area. Put your talents to the test by applying through Robert Half and joining a progressive company.

What you get to do every day

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

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

  • Sophisticated preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Aid implementation and guarantee adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Promote accountability and the meeting of deliverables

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

  • Scan and conceive Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Develop an assortment of policies, technical accounting analyses, and procedures

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

  • Recognize and grow process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Work on other requests when required

  • Backfill for Controller as necessary

  • Deliver regular account reconciliation to completion Requirements

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Ability to multitask efficiently and prioritize work

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

  • CPA an added bonus

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Hands-on experience with US GAAP

  • Good understanding of inventory controls

  • Expertise in general ledger

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Previous experience working with Standard Costing

  • Practical knowledge of Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Well-founded grasp of Month-end Close Activities

  • Solid understanding of CPA

  • Strong familiarity with Oracle

  • Prior experience with Manufacturing Industry

  • Comprehension of Sarbanes Oxley

  • Wide ranging experience with Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Hyperion Enterprise experience

  • Experience with Recommendations

  • Earlier work involving Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Skills in budget forecasting

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Office 365

  • Hyperion Financial Management experience preferred

  • General familiarity with journal entries

  • Quality experience with Actual Variance Analysis

  • Proven knowledge of enterprise resource planning

    • Accurate knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

    • Dynamic accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

This Assistant Controller role comes with awesome growth opportunities! Reach out to Jared Scholl today - 484.254.9040 and reference JO#03710-0011899748.

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