We are looking for a reliable Assistant Controller to assist in preparing statements that follow all regulatory and accounting guidelines under the supervision of a controller. You will be responsible for identifying and preventing discrepancies and helping set up control systems.
An effective assistant controller has good knowledge of accounting principles. You must be organized professionals with a great eye for detail. You must be reliable and able to carry out tasks autonomously and collaboratively.
The goal is to contribute to keep the accounting and financial processes of the company up to standard and ensure accurate financial reporting and control. You will report to a financial controller.
Support most aspects of accounting management (billing, tax forms, reporting etc.)
Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices
Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements
Manage journal entries, invoices etc. and reconcile accounts for the monthly or annual closing
Assist in the preparation of budgets or forecasts
Participate in preparation for the annual audit
Help in development of reports for management or regulatory bodies
Review the company’s accounting information to identify and resolve inaccuracies or imbalances
Utilize accounting IT system to facilitate processes and maintain records
Proven experience as assistant controller or other similar position
Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations
Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
Understanding of data analysis and forecasting
Working knowledge of MS Office (especially excel) and accounting software (e.g. SAP)
Well-organized with ability to prioritize
Very good communication and interpersonal skills
Attention to detail and problem-solving ability
BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field is preferred
Professional certification (e.g. CPA) is a plus