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Date Added: Wed 26/05/2021

Assistant Controller

Dallas, TX, US
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Company: FINANCIAL ADDITIONS

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Financial Additions has partnered with a growing and thriving client in search of an Assistant Controller.    Below is a more detailed overview of the role.  If you are interested please take a moment to review and we will get back to you in 24-48 hours.   

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:     
  • Minimum 5 years of accounting experience required.
  • CPA required.
  • Public Company experience, required.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley experience, required.
  • Prior management experience required.
  • College degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Big 4 public accounting experience preferred.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Responsible for all activities/processes as it relates to the production of the financial records and statements.
  • Meets all internal and external deadlines for closing the books and records and filing SEC financial statements.
  • Understands technical accounting topics and applies all appropriate policies to the company records and disclosure.
  • Establishes and maintains financial controls ensuring policies and procedures (internal controls) are in place to ensure compliance with SOX.  
  • Directs work relating to external audits and the periodic review of the company financial records.
  • Lead the development and execution of multiple, simultaneous projects, in coordination with internal department heads and vendor resources where applicable.
  • Ensures the accounting department is staffed with qualified personnel capable of meeting the objectives and responsibilities of the company.
  • Reconciles accounting issues through research to ensure proper balancing of accounts.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP.
  • Advanced excel and business writing skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to build strong, collaborative relationships across functional areas.
  • Strong analytical skills with exceptional follow-up and sense of urgency.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Energetic, innovative and flexible.
  • Exhibits tenacity meeting goals and determining solutions to meet business challenges.
  • Resourceful, learns quickly and has a thirst for knowledge.
  • Adaptable, exhibits flexibility with changing priorities and conditions.
  • Anticipates and solves problems in a calm and methodical manner.
  • Manages multiple projects and timelines with a sense of urgency and follow through.
  • Self-starter with ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Forms strong working relationships within team.
  • Ongoing learner; exhibits insatiable curiosity and an interest in self-improvement.

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