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Assistant Controller - Manager

  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Start Date: 4/6/2021
  • Job ID: 21-00194
  • Posting Date: 4/6/2021
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
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Summary / Primary Role:

Responsible for a variety of activities in Corporate Accounting, including worldwide consolidations and analysis of financial results. Manage month-end close and reporting activities, including analysis of expense fluctuations and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts. Responsible for compiling data required for annual financial audit. Perform accounting research related to various accounting issues and procedures. Manage tax compliance and reporting requirements with outside tax advisors; handle requests and supply information to tax preparers for quarterly and annual filings. Will also be managing direct reports, so must have managerial/supervisory experience.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
(Management may amend or assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time)
  • Member of Senior Leadership Team which is responsible for driving strategy, operational effectiveness and financial performance of Business Unit
  • Ensure timely and accurate closing and preparation of monthly and annual financial statements, including analysis of balance sheet and related key accounts.
  • Responsible for closing activities including month-end journal entries and reconciliations, foreign exchange, operating accruals and analysis.
  • Responsible for cash management, including bank entries and reconciliations, customer collections, and monthly cash forecasting.
  • Responsible for oversight of Freight Payment and Audit department to ensure timely, accurate and efficient invoicing to customers
  • Coordinate external financial audit or reviews and work with external auditors on the annual audit process, ensuring necessary data is compiled and footnotes prepared in a timely manner.
  • Oversee tax compliance and reporting requirements, including the management of data requests for tax preparation.
  • Continually review and enhance general accounting processes and procedures.
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining internal controls.
  • Work with Information Technology Department to ensure that automated processes and reports are functioning properly and to develop new reports to improve efficiencies.
  • Participate in the development of reports and projects designed to increase efficiencies in management decision making.
  • Lead or assist with various finance, accounting, or other special projects as assigned by the Controller.
Qualifications and Key Skills:
(The following are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills or ability required for this position)
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 8 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Must have 2 years of direct managerial or supervisory experience
  • A mixture of Big 4 public accounting and private accounting experience is ideal
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong General Ledger skills and solid knowledge of GAAP
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Proven leadership, organizational, communication, and analytical skills
  • Experience with foreign currency/exchange rates and international companies is desired
  • Experience with preparation of financial statement footnotes is desired
  • Knowledge of Great Plains is desired
Posted by Michelle Rodriguez
Technical Resource Manager- West Coast
(800) 821-4644 x 7685