Assistant Controller in Ontario, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/6/2021

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    Ontario, CA
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Job Description


This position is a lead accountant in support of the Controller specifically delivering on monthly performance targets and successful execution of standard monthly accounting procedures and ensure that all required financial statements and reports are prepared in a timely and accurate manner according to corporate policies, generally accepted accounting principles, and applicable regulations and laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

  • Support the monthly general ledger closing and reconciliation process
  • Support development of annual operating plans and forecasts through inventory, accounts payable, and capex analysis.
  • Provide accurate and timely asset capitalization and retirement for the location.
  • Provide analytical support to non-financial departments to evaluate capital expenditure projects.
  • Provide analytical support to non-financial departments to evaluate capital expenditure projects.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and development of best practices.
  • Provide support on an as needed basis for financial and control audits for both internal and external auditors.
  • Support development of tools/reports to facilitate financial and operational improvements.
  • Lead inventory, accounts payable, and capex analysis, guide operational action, and deliver on forecast targets.
  • Support an environment where systems are used to accurately plan, forecast, and deliver according to expectations.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Finance or Accounting.
  • Formal training and experience in financial accounting, cost accounting, financial analysis, and reporting
  • Minimum 7 years of accounting experience.

  • Strong analytical and evaluative skills
  • Developed written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills as this team member will interact frequently with personnel outside of accounting and finance department.
  • Strong decision-making skills: incumbent needs to analyze and synthesize data, and be able to make decisions without having complete information
  • Expert user of Microsoft Office products
    Experience with Epicor, Oracle, and Hyperion a plus

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution
  • Formal training and in-depth experience in cost accounting, financial accounting, local, state, and federal tax regulations, and financial analysis & reporting.
  • Minimum of 7 years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment;