We are seeking an experienced assistant controller to manage the financial and accounting operations and controls of the company. This person will be a key contributor in a high-energy growth environment and participate in cross-functional initiatives to enhance existing systems, scope and design new financial systems and drive efficiency improvements in our monthly close in a rapidly growing, early-stage company environment.
The Assistant Controller will report to the Senior Director of Finance and Administration.
Responsibilities will include:
100% of the bookkeeping functions in Quickbooks
Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
Implement and oversee control systems, transaction processing operations, and policies and procedures
Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are complete
Create and issue timely and accurate financial and operating statements
Maintain Payroll and pre-tax employee benefits function
Assist as needed with certain human resources activities
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
Assist in creating reports for board of directors and investors
Assist in managing cash in interest bearing instruments
Create and maintain credit facilities with vendors
Implement cost accounting system
Improve cash lifecycle management
Work with accountants to manage company statutory audit
Responsible for tax payments and reporting compliance with all federal, state, and local corporate, payroll, property and other related taxing authorities
Special projects, research activities and other duties as assigned by the Senior Director
Education and Experience Requirements:
BA/BS in Accounting or Finance with an emphasis in Accounting required
MBA and/or CPA would be given strong preference
QuickBooks and Excel Expert
Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience (technology or startup environment preferred)
Prior work experience at a Manager level in any âBig Fourâ public accounting firms preferred
Solid technical knowledge of GAAP and ability to research and document complex accounting transactions required
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