Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller Job Description:

Assistant controllers should have strong analytical, technology, communication and organizational skills. This position generally requires at least five years of experience in accounting or finance, and public accounting experience is highly valued. Businesses expect a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, but many prefer applicants who also have a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) or an accreditation such a chartered professional accountant (CPA) designation.

Typical Duties of an Assistant Controller:

Preparing and consolidating financial statements Establishing and maintaining internal controls Managing all aspects of the general ledger Providing monthly, quarterly and year-end analyses Coordinating or assisting with the budget process Researching accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles Analyzing and reporting cost variances Serving as a liaison to external auditors Supervising accounts receivable, accounts payable and general accounting departments

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Salary for Assistant Controller
84000 - 123000
25th percentile
84000
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
102250
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
123000
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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