• Location: Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley, California
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #263
Assistant Controller position for a client east of Pasadena. The role reports to the Controller and manages a small team of 5 accountants. They are looking with someone who is ready to take on an Assistant Controller-level role and be comfortable in that position for a while. The quality of life and benefits at this company are excellent. People join the firm and just don't leave.


  • Assists the Corporate Controller and the Division Controller in overseeing and directing the day-to day accounting functions, including Regulatory and Revenue Recognition Accounting
  • Monitors the overhead pool and related month-end balances, as well as assists in calculating the annual capital overhead rates and adjusting them as needed
  • Serves as the main liaison to Tax, Regulatory Affairs, and the Regulated Utilities Financial Planning & Analysis Group when addressing property-related issues
  • Works closely with the Tax Department to ensure all plant-related tax matters are addressed
  • Assists and reviews financial analysis and reconciliation of various general ledger accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Works with external and internal auditors on analytics and supporting schedules
  • Assists in the preparation and XBRL tagging of quarterly and annual reports to the
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in compliance with applicable rules and regulations
  • Assists in ensuring accurate and timely preparation and distribution of the Company’s internal and external financial reporting, including drafting of narrative variance analysis in accordance with generally accepted accounting methods (“GAAP”), principles and practices
  • Ensures accurate and timely preparation of reports required by appropriate regulatory and other authorities
  • Analyzes new and/or unusual transactions and develops appropriate accounting treatment and/or alternatives in according to GAAP
  • Prepares and maintains policies and procedures to ensure internal controls on financial reporting; and ensures compliance with such policies and procedures
  • Reviews and recommends proposals to ensure operation efficiencies
  • Provides effective financial controls for the company


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related financial discipline
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Seven years of experience preferably a minimum of five in public accounting • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to execute instructions with minimum direction
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