The Assistant Controller reports to the Controller and directs the day-to-day accounting activities including the management of staff and projects. This position is responsible for the monthly closings, account reconciliations, financial statements, and maintenance of the internal control system.
A Bachelor s Degree in accounting or related field is required.
Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years experience in accounting/financial management
Direct work experience with not-for-profit and higher education accounting principles preferred.
CPA or CMA is preferred.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties may vary and other duties may be assigned.
Maintain the general ledgers and ensure that the proper processes are followed.
Manage and direct staff in their assigned functions and review the work completed by that staff.
Manage and/or complete projects as assigned by the Controller and/or the Chief Financial Officer.
Stay abreast of current accounting practices (GAAP) and assist the controller in ensuring compliance with current and pending pronouncements.
Manage the monthly closings and ensure that all entries are posted appropriately. Manage the account reconciliation process and propose adjustments as needed.
Assist the controller with the production of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, supporting documents and filing requirements.
Direct and complete the verification of physical counts of retail inventories, fixed assets, works of art and antiques inventories.
Work with colleagues to ensure proper entry feeds, cut-offs and accounting support from areas including but not limited to payroll, purchasing, and payables.
Assist with the collection and analysis of information and the preparation of the annual tax filings including IRS reports, property taxes, business taxes and licenses and other statutory filings.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.