Assistant Controller


$39.59 - 45.84/hr



Date Posted:

March 28, 2019

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Interim Project-Based Financial

Candidates looking for positions in which they will thrive might be interested in this new opening for an Assistant Controller. Robert Half Management Resources is looking for an experienced Assistant Controller to join a dynamic, fast-growing team. This Assistant Controller position, which is a long term temporary employment opportunity, is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. If you combine a real passion for analytics with strong technical skills, this might be the job for you! We're looking for candidates who are self-starters.

How you will make an impact

- Handle monthly financial executive package and control book to include budget to actual comparisons by department

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to participating in special projects, system improvements or ad hoc analyses/projects as assigned

- Play an active role in the development of the accounting team by assisting in staffing, performance management, and training

- Uphold accounting and reporting policies

- Oversee treasure functions, ensuring vendors are paid in a timely manner and cash forecasts are accurate

- Prepare external monthly and quarterly reporting packages to be supplied to Board meeting decks

- Provide support to the Company through external reporting and technical accounting GAAP mentorship

- Supervise and drive external financial audits

- Prepare and manage account reconciliations/analyses for balance sheet and income statement accounts

Complete financial statements and closes on a month-end, quarter-end, and year-end basis
- Ability to meet deadlines

- Mindfulness of upcoming tasks and a planning attitude

- Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

- High attention to detail

- Bachelor degree in Accounting

- Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

- Similar industry experience

- Relevant industry experience (preferred)

- Ability to multitask and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds

- Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

- Adeptness in SharePoint

- Demonstrated knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management

- Foundational knowledge in financial statements consolidation

- Knowledge of financial reporting

- Microsoft Excel experience

- General familiarity with Oracle

- Comprehensive knowledge of financial planning

- Strong familiarity with financial statement preparation

- Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

- Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

Our industry-leading alliances and broad client network provide you greater access to a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities that can keep you continuously engaged. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE). Our parent company, Robert Half, has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998.

At Robert Half Management Resources, your experience matters - and we put it to good use. To apply for this position or for more information on other engagements, visit us online at or call your branch office at 888.490.3198.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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