Assistant Controller in Detroit, MI at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/17/2023

Job Snapshot

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    Detroit, MI
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    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Assistant Controller

Are you an Assistant Controller looking to move into a more challenging role, within a fast-paced environment? Would you be interested in working for an organization experiencing exponential growth? If you are looking for a role that will allow you the ability to serve as a key factor in initiating forecast and reporting process improvements and automation, then please read on.

The Assistant Controller will be part of a world class team of people, who are currently working in office full time.

What you need to have for this Assistant Controller role:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting (required), MBA (preferred)
  • 5+ years public accounting experience, CPA (required)
  • Previous experience at an assistant controller level or relevant experience is preferred
  • Strong analytical (quantitative as well as qualitative) skills including performance analysis, identifying root causes
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to maneuver through ambiguity
  • Costing skills requited
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong systems skills including MS Excel, ERP systems, and analysis tools
  • Comprehensive, strong communication skills with all levels of management

What you will be doing in this Assistant Controller role:

  • Responsible for complete and accurate General Ledger accounting and month end close. This may include monthly journal entries, accruals, fixed asset accounting, and other account reconciliations, including A/R, A/P, Cash, and inventory.
  • Preparing and/or reviewing reconciliations of various general ledger accounts and ensuring timely follow-up of reconciling items
  • Create best practice procedures for accounting activities and drive process improvements, utilizing technology to improve efficiency
  • Manage, mentor and develop the Staff Accountants

What's in this Assistant Controller role for you?

  • High growth Organization with tremendous opportunity for upward mobility
  • Beautiful offices that were just renovated
  • Dynamic team and unparalleled mentorship
  • Medical/Dental from Day One and Generous 401K matching