World renowned professional services firm is looking for an Assistant Controller to work in a hybrid capacity on a permanent basis. Responsibilities:
Support the month-end and year-end close process, including reviewing journal entries, financial statements, reconciliations, and supporting schedules;
Oversee the daily treasury operations, including monitoring cash flow forecasts to ensure adequate funding for operations and managing the firm’s accounts with various financial institutions;
Design and implement internal controls to enhance operational efficiency and reduce risk. Conduct internal audits to determine effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with policies and procedures.
Prepare and present financial analyses, reports, and recommendations to management;
Contribute to department and firmwide special projects, collaborating with key personnel in various departments as appropriate;
Support the accounting functions in the firm’s international offices;
Mentor and develop a team of professional staff members;
Assist with financial statement, tax, and compliance audits;
Create best practice procedures for accounting activities and drive process improvements, utilizing technology to improve efficiency;
Perform accounting research and communicate conclusions;
Review and approve payments to verify accuracy, appropriateness, and proper approval.
The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and is effective in problem solving.
The candidate must be committed to quality, customer service, teamwork, and supporting department goals.
This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, superior attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
The candidate must have strong technology skills, including intermediate to expert level Excel skills, and ability to master and leverage accounting systems and new technology solutions.