Assistant Controller in Paramus, NJ

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 an MBA or a certification such as a CPA, CGMA or CMA.

Typical assistant controller duties:

Preparing and consolidating financial statementsEstablishing and maintaining internal controlsManaging all aspects of the general ledgerProviding monthly, quarterly and year-end analysesCoordinating or assisting with the budget processResearching accounting issues for compliance with GAAPAnalyzing and reporting cost variancesServing as a liaison to external auditorsSupervising accounts receivable, accounts payable and general accounting departments

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Salary for Assistant Controller in Paramus, NJ
104000 - 177280
25th percentile
104000
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
152320
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
177280
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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