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Robert Half Assistant Controller in Woodbury, Minnesota

Description Robert Half has an open position for an ambitious Assistant Controller to join a prestigious company. As the Assistant Controller, you will assist in supervising the accounting staff and report to the Controller. If you are a self-starter with a proven ability to identify issues and resolve problems, this is the Assistant Controller role for you! Submit an application now and learn more about this role! This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Woodbury, Minnesota area.

How you will make an impact

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

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

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

  • Perform other duties when necessary

  • Consider and form Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Supervise the accounting team during the closing process to certify deadlines are met

  • Endorse implementation and confirm adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Backfill for Controller when appropriate

  • Gather a number of technical accounting analyses, procedures, and policies

  • Well-developed preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Provide regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Promote accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Accommodate the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting Requirements - Noteworthy accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

  • Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Deep technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Financial statement preparation experience highly valued

  • Good understanding of Analyze Financial Statements

  • Prior experience with Audited Financial Statements

  • Experience with SOX

  • Earlier work involving financial analysis

  • MS Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations experience preferred

  • Experience with Monthly Financial Statements

  • Month end closings experience

  • Practical knowledge of financial auditing

  • Previous experience working with Financial Statement Audits

  • Manufacturing experience

  • General familiarity with auditing

  • Adeptness in bank reconciliations

  • Comprehension of financial statements consolidation

  • Hands-on experience with Prepare Financial Statements

  • Ad Hoc Financial Analysis experience highly preferred

  • Background working with Financial Analytics

  • Foundational knowledge in Financial Control

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

    • Complete knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • CPA certification a plus

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

  • Ability to multitask effectively

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