Assistant Controller
AccuWeather, Inc - State College, PA

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Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Assistant Controller is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.

Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives

Issue timely and complete financial statements

Working in conjunction with the CFO coordinate all audit activity

Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures

Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures.

Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and accounts receivable are collect promptly

Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed

Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis

Maintain the chart of accounts

Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report

Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts

Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management

Provide for a system of management cost reports

Other duties as assigned or become evident

Candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting, or equivalent business experience and 5+ years of accounting experience

Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations

Strong analytical skills and demonstrated expertise with Excel is required.

Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development, and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, and accounting for investments

Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data

AccuWeather is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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