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Assistant Controller in Tupelo, MS at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tupelo, MS
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    2/15/2018
  • Job ID:
    8844643513

Job Description

Vaco Financial is assisting our Tupelo based client in their search for an Assistant Controller.

Skill Requirements:
Accounting degree required with 7+ years experience required.
Heavy Excel
Detail oriented
CPA preferred

Responsibilities:
  • Produce timely, accurate, and complete financial statements - Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Statement of Cash Flows.
  • Work with operations management and create a system of key metrics which provide managerial insights to the executive team.
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations.
  • Calculate and publish financial and operating metrics and periodic management reports.
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts.
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues and provide variance explanations to management.
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations.
  • Provide management and oversight of the job cost accounting system.
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable.
  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly.
  • Ensure that payroll is processed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed.
  • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis.
  • Maintain the chart of accounts.
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
  • Maintain a system of internal controls over accounting transactions.
  • Ensure all balance sheet accounts are reconciled monthly and properly approved.