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Finance – Assistant Controller

Lancaster, CA

The Assistant Controller will play a major role within the Accounting Department and will be a dynamic team player.  The successful candidate will be able to prioritize and manage multiple projects and competing deadlines, while also supervising 2-3 direct reports.  The Asst. Controller will be responsible for a timely and accurate quarterly close. The Assistant Controller will report to the Corporate Controller.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with the quarterly close and preparation of the consolidated financials for filing with the SEC, this will include review and preparation of quarter close schedules and reconciliations (e.g. EPS, accruals) as well as translation of foreign division’s financial statements to US standards
  • Prepare variance analysis, financial ratios, and ad hoc reporting
  • Supervise accounting staff and oversee the day-to-day processes
  • Maintain and validate internal controls and update the documentation to ensure SOX compliance
  • Maintain work papers in support of financial and SOX audits
  • Provide documentation and liaise with auditors
  • Recommend process improvements
  • Perform accounting research
  • Manage various local and state sales tax returns
  • Assist with annual reporting projects

 

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business, 7 years of experience, CPA preferred
  • Experience with SEC reporting preparing 10-Qs and 10-K
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience working with accounting systems such as QuickBooks & Microsoft Dynamics
  • Advanced Excel skills (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP)
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effectively manage, mentor, and develop team members

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