Assistant Controller


$90,000.00 to $110,000.00 per year


Chesapeake, VA

Date Posted:

April 30, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

If you are a self-starter with a proven ability to identify issues and resolve problems, this is the Assistant Controller role for you! One of the Assistant Controller's tasks include supervising the accounting staff and reporting updates to the Controller. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Chesapeake, Virginia area. By applying through Robert Half Finance Accounting today, you might be able to work alongside an industry leader.

How you will make an impact

- Assist the accounting team during the closing process to assure deadlines are met

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

- Support the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

- Supplementary duties as assigned

- Confirm regular account reconciliation to completion

- Drive accountability and the meeting of deliverables

- Inspect and make Ad Hoc financial reports

- Direct to ensure a competent, trained staff through goal setting, development, and regular assessment

- Compose diverse procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

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

- Endorse implementation and confirm adherence to accounting policies and procedures

- Name and create process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

- Backfill for Controller if necessary
- Notable accounting experience, ideally in public accounting or with a publicly held corporation

- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and IIA standards

- Accurate knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

- Ability to multitask and attention to detail are critical

- 7+ years of general ledger accounting experience

- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

- CPA is strongly desired

- Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel

- Financial reporting experience is a must

- Proficiency in multi-entity financial statement preparation

- Bank reconciliations experience highly preferred

- Financial statements consolidation experience preferred

- Practical knowledge of account reconciliation

- Demonstrated knowledge of job costing

- Month end closings experience

- US GAAP experience required

- Background working with Sage 300

- Adeptness in revenue recognition
Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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