Location
Tampa FL
Position Type
Permanent
Date Posted
8/13/2021
Salary Range
$90,000.00 - $100,000.00 bonus

Our client continues to grow in all segments of their business, and need to broaden their leadership in their Accounting Department, and therefore has created a new position of Assistant Controller.

JOB SUMMARY

The Assistant Controller is responsible for overseeing multiple functions within the Accounting Department. Functions can include oversight of Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Inventory, Treasury, and/or Financial Statement Preparation. Assist with coordinating and facilitating external audits and assisting with internal and external reporting requirements. Work with the accounting staff and management group to ensure accounting records and financial data are accurately stated in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States. Responsible for performance management and work direction of multiple work groups. Provide directional leadership to multiple work groups. Lead/Facilitate team in the administration of day to day activities and special accounting projects including but not limited to franchise acquisitions, pro forma reporting, bank covenant reporting, etc…

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

• Lead and facilitate the preparation of the Company’s monthly financial reporting
• Lead and facilitate the coordination of the external audit of the Company’s financial statements including but not limited to preparing support schedules and managing open/action item lists pertaining to the audit
• Supervise, lead and manage direct reports within the Accounting Department
• Lead and facilitate development and documentation of new technical accounting policies and procedures
• Develop and implement improvements to accounting operations as needed and ensure the department is utilizing resources and systems to potential
• Provide feedback and coaching of direct reports via formal and informal performance management
• Manage relationships with the accounting team and internal work groups to enhance operations and work flow
• Resolve issues for internal customers and staff by providing timely and accurate responses to inquiries
• Problem solve, research and communicate with stakeholders
• Analyze financial information on a regular basis to identify, minimize risks of error in account balances
• Review account reconciliations of assigned accounts which could include the following: accounts receivable, accrued liabilities, fixed assets, and key inventory accounts
• Reviews journal entries for appropriateness and accuracy
• Participates in or leads various ad hoc and other special accounting projects

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

- Bachelors Degree in Accounting, and CPA strongly preferred
- Ability to lead and manage a team and multiple projects
- Minimum of 4 years of relevant accounting experience
- Strong knowledge of Accounting Systems and ERP
- Possess math skills sufficient to perform required duties
- Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience