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Assistant Controller

Bell & Associates

Do you have an ultimate goal of becoming the CFO of a well-established organization? Our client has an immediate opening for an Assistant Controller. This client offers the ability to make an impact and be recognized for it. While sales are over $1 billion annually, the company is still small enough to have quick decision making speed.

If you are a person who has intellectual curiosity and thrives in an environment where there are many variables, this might be the place for you!

The Assistant Controller is a critical finance role reporting to the CFO. This role is responsible for overseeing the monthly financial close process, preparation of financial
statements, completion of treasury activities, ensuring internal controls are properly functioning, tracking capital expenditures, as well as timely completion of required
tax filings. The position has 3 direct reports including the Sr. Financial Analyst, Cost Accountant, and Accounts Payable.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for leading month-end and year-end close procedures
  • Prepare and post monthly journal entries
  • Oversee and assist in monthly financial statements and supplemental reports
  • Prepare and complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations ensuring proper documentation
  • Monitor daily transactions within the treasury tool and provide necessary updates
  • Complete monthly consolidation including all subsidiaries and affiliates
  • Financial statement research and analysis
  • Timely completion of required tax filings
  • Support A/P processes and serve as a backup
  • Support weekly P&L process including forecasting weekly operating expenses
  • Track capital expenditures and provide updates on project spending status
  • Ensure monthly KPIs are completed
  • Track insurance costs and ensure that we have proper forecasts
  • Tax reporting support for external partners
  • Oversee and assist in monthly financial statements and supplemental reports
  • Oversee and assist in preparing annual external audit schedules
  • Mentoring and overseeing direct reports
  • Develop excellent working relationships with colleagues from all areas of the company
  • Proactively identify improvement opportunities
  • Assists in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management, budget, and accounting.
  • Reviews financial statements with management personnel.
  • Observes and enforces all Company, housekeeping, safety, and plant policies and procedures.
  • Communicates effectively with others.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of important matters as they arise.
  • Trains, develops, mentors, and assists subordinates.
  • Motivates and encourages teamwork within the department to ensure goals are met.
  • Fosters a culture of continuous improvement and teamwork.
  • Fosters positive work relationships.
  • Performs duties of those supervised, as needed.


  • Solid experience in the balance sheet and bank reconciliations required.
  • Solid understanding of GAAP and applicable regulations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Skilled in time management and the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to work in an unstructured environment and ability to set up a scalable accounting organization that can expand as the company grows.

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Advanced Excel.
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Experience with MS Dynamics a plus

The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following:

  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin 1st of the month after 30 days of employment.
  • Paid Time Off vacation and Company observed holidays.
  • 401(k): Company match begins after the first year of service and follows the Company vesting schedule.
  • Childcare Assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement for you and your dependents
  • Competitive Base Salary

This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s annual discretionary bonus plan; the bonus amount varies based on your individual and the Company’s
performance. You must be employed at the Company when the bonus is awarded.

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