Assistant Controller (SEC Reporting) - Clearwater in Pinellas Park, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/31/2019

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Job Description

Are you an experienced accounting professional looking to advance your career and take on a new challenge? Vaco is conducting a search for an SEC-Assistant Controller to join one of our top clients in the Clearwater area.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Controller with month and quarter end closing
  • Manages financial filings with the SEC, including coordination with other departments within the Company, and independent auditors.
  • Oversees internal financial reporting including all monthly management financial reports and related analysis.
  • Manages the preparation of financial statements and footnotes and financial information presented throughout the SEC filings, including coordination with, and validation of data.
  • Accounts for equity-based compensation, including monthly journal entries, valuations, and required disclosures.
  • Coordinates and documents the valuation of goodwill and any impairment recorded.
  • Coordinates the calculation and reporting of earnings per share.
  • Monitors and analyzes GAAP and IFRS accounting guidance and summarizes the impact on accounting and financial reporting. Communicates the impact of pending guidance via written memos and presentations that may include senior leadership.
  • Performs research and presents conclusions
  • Ensures compliance with corporate policies and GAAP standards.
  • Identifies inconsistencies, errors, and/or issues and develops, and presents to management, a plan of action and/or conclusion.
  • Serves as a GAAP subject matter expert for accounting seniors and staff. Assists in implementation of GAAP changes and the recording of new or unusual transactions.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years of financial and reporting experience, including a minimum of 3 years of public accounting experience, and SEC reporting experience a must
  • CPA is preferred
  • Accounting ERP software experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs: Excel, Access, and Word