Job Title Assistant Controller
Date Posted 11/27/2013
Location Hebron, OH
Min Salary $55,000.00
Max Salary $75,000.00
Min Experience 5 Years
Written By MH
Job Description


1.    To plan, report, evaluate, and control the financial aspects of the segment of the company of which this individual supports.

2.    To oversee the accounting and finance policies and procedures and apply them.



1.    Coordinate monthly close procedures, including:

a.    Preparing and reviewing standard and general journal entries.

b.    Monitoring monthly and year-to-date activity versus budget and prior year.

c.    Performing fluctuation analysis and inquiring of any variances.

3.    Coordinate the completion of quarterly reconciliation information as required by the General Accounting department.

4.    Provide audit assistance during year-end, including, pulling records, performing research and answering inquiries.

5.    Prepares and analyzes monthly, annual and historical financial data, and uses such analysis to suggest actions for improved profitability.

6.    Prepare reports, and interprets results of operations, on a timely basis to all levels of management.  This includes, but is not limited to, the utilization of software to prepare and provide financial, operational reports and special reports, as required.

7.    Prepares and reviews weekly/monthly forecasts.

8.    Assist in preparation of budgets for business units; work with business unit heads to obtain input and final approval.

9.    Provides internal control and internal control awareness to the accounting/finance staff and operational managers, and apply those controls to daily activity.  This includes, but is not limited to, compliance with policies and procedures in the preparation of reconciliations, journal entries, and other general accounting activities.

10.  Create and apply uniform “best practice” procedures for each business unit/location. 

11.  Maintain, implement and audit all accounting/financial policies and procedures for each business unit location (including payroll, invoicing/receivables, payables, expense reports, petty cash, imprest funds, etc.)

12.  Applies consistent generally accepted accounting principles to the internal reporting process of the company and to evaluate internal policy and procedure against these principles.

13.  Manages and monitors accounts receivable on a continual basis.

14.  Assist in development of bids, including understanding related costs and development of appropriate pricing.

15.  Travel to business unit or customer locations and assist in operational/administrative support, as needed.

16.  Develop presentations, as needed.

17.  Performs other duties, special projects and analysis as directed.




1.    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  MBA and/or CPA preferred.

2.    Full understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, including, but not limited to, thorough understanding of payroll, accounts payable, fixed assets, credit and collections, inventory and controls, general ledger entries, and account reconciliations.

3.    Proficient at MS Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.  JD Edwards and Business Objects/Crystal experience preferred.

4.    Professional oral and written interpersonal communication.

5.    3+ years experience in public accounting or 5+ years of experience as a controller in a comparable organization

6.    1+ years of supervisory experience.