Assistant Controller - North Columbus in Columbus at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/1/2022

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Job Description

Vaco is searching for an Assistant Controller in the Columbus area for a company in North Columbus. This position provides the opportunity to build out your own accounting team and work hand in hand with the business's CFO.

Key responsibilities include:

Team player that has a strong accounting background and able to follow/implement processes while also able to assist in various key initiatives such as working regularly with the companies CFO, etc.

1. Prepare or approve certain functions such as AP, payroll and invoices for certain local businesses.
2. Prepare monthly journal entries for month end close, including accruals, amortizations and any other that may be required at the local business level.
3. Reconcile monthly accounts by way of preparing balance sheet reconciliations for various businesses and provide explanations for unusual balances.
4. Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
5. Prepare business level financials.
6. Provide support to Corporate Controller for the external financial audit by preparing audit schedules and support documentation as required for designated accounts, and providing explanations as needed. Work with local businesses throughout the process to ensure a smooth audit.
7. Communicate with certain businesses to explain/understand variances.
8. Assist in the implementation of an ERP software to be used across certain businesses.
9. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
10. Other responsibilities such as: bank reconciliations, recording fixed asset acquisitions, certain HR functions and other specific requests as required to support the business.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Bachelor's in Accounting from an accredited university is preferred.
* 5+ years total accounting experience.
* Proficient in business related software: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. Strong knowledge of MS office with advance MS Excel skills required.