Assistant Controller

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance

Assistant Controller

Managing/maintaining the general ledger for financial reporting purposes, oversight of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX 404) to maintain sound internal controls over financial reporting and assist with the external reporting (SEC) requirements.

Major Duties/Responsibilities

  • Supervise the daily activities of the accounting team and provide in-depth mentoring / development for direct reports.
  • Supervise the period-end close process by preparing / reviewing journal entries and account reconciliations / analysis.
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual consolidation and financial statements with relevant management discussion and analysis.
  • Responsible for all aspects of cost accounting, including standard costs, purchase price variances and reconciliations. Work closely with the supply chain and manufacturing teams on inventory movements, licensee partner shipments and invoicing.
  • Assist with SEC reporting, including preparations of forms 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, proxy statement and related disclosures and MD&A. Assist with XBRL compliance.
  • Responsible for the day to day Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) documentation and testing, including updating narratives, perform / review control documentation and serve as the primary contact with the internal auditors.
  • Assist with local, state, federal and international tax reporting requirements, compliance and filings.
  • Assist with the annual tax provision and quarterly updates.
  • Serve as the primary contact with the financial auditors for the annual audit and quarterly reviews. Coordinate PBC requests, organize and prepare supporting schedules and respond to auditor inquiries.
  • Assist with various technical accounting matters
  • Additional projects as needed
  • Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to research and conclude on complex accounting issues, including revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, contingencies and debt financing. 
  • Strong attention to detail is required.
  • Must be able to work independently and a team player.
  • Proven experience working in a team under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Knowledge of Oracle or another accounting system is a plus.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • MUST HAVE CPA / AUDIT and supervisory exp. Will have 5 direct reports.
  • Education & Professional Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required (MBA a plus).
  • CPA license required.
  • At least 5-8+ years of accounting related experience required with a combination of experience at a publicly traded company or audit firm. Big Four experience desired.
  • Travel

    Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. Travel may be required (up to 10%).

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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