assistant controller

CPA assistant controller needed!

  • Houston, TX
  • $100,000 - $125,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Julie Dunn
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A bit about us:

30M division of a larger mfg/distribution company

Why join us?

Great benefits and room for growth

Job Details

Key Position Functions Include:

The Assistant Controller is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
The Assistant Controller supervises staff accountants and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner.
This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.
Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close
Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
Assist the Controller in the daily banking requirements
Respond to inquiries from Controller and President and others regarding financial results, meeting input and special requests
Ensure the accurate and timely processing of positive pay transactions
Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner
Supports budget and forecasting activities
Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
Advises staff regarding the handling on non-routine reporting transactions
Responds to inquiries from the Controller regarding financials results, special requests, etc.
Work with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely year end audit
Comply with Federal and State requirements, ensuring required statutory and regulatory registrations are in place and filing returns and financial reports.
Advise management on necessary action items
Continually strive to optimize taxation exposure
Supervise the general ledger group to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department
Provide training to new and existing staff as needed
Support Controller with special projects and workflow process improvement
Preferred Candidate Will Possess A Combination of the Following:

BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting, CPA preferred
5 to 7 years prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area
Manufacturing and Cost Accounting experience preferred.
Superior Excel skills, strong knowledge of MS Office
ERP/MRP Experience required; SAP experience preferred
Familiarity with US GAAP or IFRS
Sage 500 experience would be considered an asset
Strong organizational skills with ability to maintain absolute confidentiality
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills - ability to create accountability and commitment towards achieving positive results
A commitment to workplace health and safety
Action oriented and attention to detail
A solid reputation for integrity and delivering on commitments
Well-developed customer relations skills
Superior written and oral communication skills
Experience in the oil and gas industry is a definite asset
Familiar with Federal and State tax law
The position will require the candidate to respond timely to the Controller and Business leaders ensuring the internal customer deadlines are met, resulting in potential need to work as required during evenings.
This role will involve significant time using computer systems and will have extended periods of sitting in an office setting, it will require focus to ensure accuracy regardless of deadline pressures. Also, attention to detail while working on several tasks is essential.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Houston, TX
Job Type
$100,000 - $125,000