Assistant Controller

The Assistant Controller will assist the Controller with various responsibilities including the preparation of financial statements as well as with all other significant duties within the company’s accounting department.

• The preparation of monthly internal company financial statements in accordance with GAAP, including the preparation of the balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, etc.
• Oversight of the annual financial statement audit and periodic joint interest billing and sales and use tax audits.
• Monthly accounting and general ledger maintenance including the preparation and review of journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations.
• Oversight of the company’s accounts payable function and accounts payable staff.
• Assistance in preparing the company’s quarterly tax estimates as well as in the preparation of the company’s annual federal and state tax return filings.
• Assistance in the preparation of the company’s annual budget.
• Monitoring of established internal controls and proper compliance with accounting principles.
• Assistance in the recruitment and hiring of personnel for the accounting department.

NOTE: The preceding examples are representative of the assignments performed by this position and are not intended to be all-inclusive.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• An ability to maintain a good working relationship with coworkers and staff.
• An ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree majoring in Accounting
  2. 5-7 years of experience in the Accounting profession,
  3. Experience with preparing financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  4. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
  5. Experience in public accounting a plus
  6. CPA strongly preferred