Assistant Controller

Creative Financial Staffing

Job Description

Our client, a leader in the renewable energy space, is seeking an Assistant Controller. This role is highly visible and offers the opportunity for growth and development.

What we like about this opportunity-

  • Highly acquisitive company with tons of room to grow

  • Flex-schedule

  • High visibility to senior leadership

  • Will attain some M&A experience, the type of work will maintain a top performer challenged short term and long term

  • Low benefit premiums

  • Competitive Salary

Top Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to the A/R, A/P and Billing team and for the day-to-day accounting and financial operations.

  • Lead and optimize accounting and financial operations, incl. process optimization, systems optimization and integration etc.

  • Responsible for monitoring performed by reviewing client AP systems and banking program access where applicable.

  • Assist with the internal monitoring of the purchase order process by the accounting function.

  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable cash application reconciliation and oversight

  • Ensuring proper verification and approval of routing and account numbers for electronic payments.

  • Resolve customer deductions in collaboration with sales and customer service teams

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining treasury and Account Receivables / Payables principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financials statements.

  • Ensure the design, implementation, and maintenance of internal controls relevant to the preparation and fair presentation of financial statements are free from material misstatement.

  • Ensure an accurate and timely daily, monthly, quarterly and year-end close.

  • Establish and maintain disclosure controls and procedures and effective internal control over financial reporting for the Company.

  • Oversee the preparation of monthly and quarterly management and regulatory reports.

  • Supervises the execution of all aspects of cash management operating strategies

  • Develops and manages cash flow forecasting process, analysis, & reporting

  • Work as a liaison to external auditors

  • Actively drive continuous improvement opportunities in process, policies, and standards

  • Partner closely with our Controller to drive accounting policy alignment, reporting quality and timeliness

  • Responsible for all areas relating to external financial reporting and technical accounting.

  • Responsible for financial reporting, internal control documentation with respect to external reporting, technical accounting, process improvement and audit preparation.

  • Responsible to support budget and forecasting activities.

Qualifications Preferred

  • Bachelor's in Accounting

  • MBA or Master's Degree preferred

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Prior management experience and ability to lead a team

  • Ability to tactfully interact with all business stakeholders for requests and resolution of issues

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite particularly Excel and Power Point

Job Requirements