Assistant Controller

  • Location
    Burlington, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 85000 - $ 100000

Parker + Lynch is currently conducting a search for an Assistant Controller to join a manufacturing/distribution organization in the Burlington, NJ area. This is a newly created role within the organization and will be responsible for leading the monthly/quarterly close, overseeing the organizations AP/AR departments, and assessing areas for process improvements.

Qualified candidates for the role will have at least 8 years of previous accounting experience, experience working within the manufacturing or distribution industry, and the ability to analyze financial statements along with creating dashboards for the executive leadership team.


  • Reviews and/or prepares transactions for entry, posts entries upon approval, collects and evaluates data, conducts analysis, and prepares reports.
  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records. Reports inconsistencies to higher level associates.
  • Assists with the preparation of general ledger account reconciliations
  • Assists in analyzing financial reports and records, making studies or recommendations relative to the recording of financial transactions.
  • Prepares schedules with supporting documentation to external auditors
  • Responsible for comparing accounting system outputs with daily input verifying for accuracy and resolves discrepancies.
  • Assists in preparation of financial and operating reports including trial balances, adjustments and closing entries.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 8+ years of previous accounting experience
  • Manufacturing or Distribution industry experience preferred
  • Previous managerial experience a plus