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Assistant Controller

Location : Charlotte, NC
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : JXD
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 7+ Years of Experience
Required Education : 4 Year Degree in Accounting or Finance
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Accounting - Finance

Job Description :

We are working with a global manufacturer that markets and distributes sophisticated industrial grade products. The company is in the midst of an exciting new chapter and looking to bring on a leader in their Assistant Controller position and develop them into the Controller role as someone transitions to a new role. This leadership position will be responsible for global consolidations, US GAAP technical accounting, and managing the accounting close cycle.


 


DESCRIPTION:



  • Directs all aspects of accounting function and maintains accounting records of the organization in accordance with US GAAP

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge of new and changing accounting standards to ensure standards are appropriately applied in reported financial results

  • US GAAP to IFRS conversion of financial results to European Parent company

  • In charge of the global consolidation of financial results

  • Review & analyze foreign exchange accounting on a global basis, including FX gain/(loss) calculations reviews and monitoring of intercompany loans

  • Oversees, directs, and reviews the analysis of all balance sheet accounts including accounts receivable, fixed assets, deferred income and accrued expenses

  • Assist with the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts and related analyses

  • Develop KPI’s to use in reviewing reasonableness of financial results prior to month end financial closings

  • Provides auditing interface to internal and external auditors

  • Will lead and develop best practices to strengthen the department as the company continues to grow at a compounding rate

  • Develop, improve, implement and maintain appropriate accounting policies and procedures and a system of internal controls

  • Provide leadership and direction to accounting staff; ensure all employees have relevant performance goals and ensure proper delegation of responsibilities and balance of workload amongst direct reports.

  • Working closely with the CFO have a keen interest and curiosity in understanding what makes the business work and how the management team can improve operations and profitability

  • Providing leadership for all Finance system projects to ensure that the technology capabilities are leveraged appropriately and driving the expected improvement results


Required Qualifications :


  • B.S. / B.A. in Accounting, advanced degree preferred 

  • A minimum of 7 years of professional experience

  • Demonstrated self-starter comfortable working in a dynamic environment

  • Significant experience managing accounting operations and financial reporting

  • Passion for “making things better” and thinking outside the box  

  • Excellent technical analysis and writing skills

  • Strong understanding of systems and consolidations 


 

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