Assistant Controller
Epiq Systems, Inc. - New York, NY

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About Epiq

Epiq Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: EPIQ) provides an advanced offering of integrated technology-based products and services for litigation, fiduciary management and claims administration applications. Our clients include corporations, attorneys, trustees and administrative professionals who require sophisticated case administration and document management capabilities, extensive subject matter expertise and a high service capacity when working on complex legal proceedings.

Epiq Systems employs 800 professionals worldwide in 11 locations. Since going public in 1997, we have focused successfully on a long-term strategy of profitable growth and strategic acquisitions. We have an exceptionally strong balance sheet. Forbes Magazine has placed us on its 200 Best Small Companies list and its Midas List of top 25 Technology Companies . We are also on Business 2.0 magazine's list of the 100 Fastest Growing Tech Companies , and on Fortune magazine's Small Business list of top 100 Fastest Growing Small Public Companies . Our eDiscovery Solutions practice is ranked in the Top 5 Electronic Discovery Service Providers for Corporations by the Socha-Gelbmann survey.

Epiq Systems, Inc. and its affiliated companies are Equal Opportunity Employers (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital or veteran status or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Epiq Systems is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. To request information in an alternative format or to obtain any details related to our Federal Family Leave Act (FMLA), background and/or our pre-employment/post-offer drug testing program or policies, please contact 503.350.7808.

This position will work in a fast-paced environment at Epiq eDiscovery Solutions. The successful candidate will work closely with the Subsidiary Controller and supervise the accounting and billing staff. The candidate is expected to be fully knowledgeable of basic accounting principles and procedures, as well as able to research solutions and proper treatment for more technically difficult principals. The position will also interact with the sales team, senior management team, and corporate finance team. The candidate must be professional and able to handle multiple on-going projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage the monthly close process of multiple subsidiaries; meeting accuracy and timeliness of Company Standards

Preparation of journal entries.

Preparation of month end schedules of Balance Sheet and P&L accounts.

Perform analytics of business factors

Adhere to controls in compliance with section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley, monitor adherence to internal controls, and direct internal audits involving review of accounting and administrative records. Including coordination of activites to fulfill the monthly subsidiary internal controls self-assessments.

Review contract set-up in SAP by the billing group and coordinate intrasegment billings

Supervise and review the calculation of commission for all EDS subsidiaries, including the issuing of sales team reconciliation statements monthly.

Manage and develop accounting staff. Some travel required to work with staff at other locations.

Interact with Senior Management Team and Corporate Finance Team.

Assist with application of revenue regulation policies and customer contract support.

Assist in development of yearly budget.

Assist in development and implementation of Company goals, policies, and procedures.

Job Requirements :
  • Minimum 5 years accounting experience
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Experience supervising accounting staff
  • Experience with SAP accounting software strongly preferred
  • Accounting Certification (i.e. CPA, CMA) preferred
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Professional work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
Offer Relocation :
No

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