Assistant Controller

  • Location
    Swedesboro, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842881_2761942
  • Salary:
    $ 85000 - $ 100000

Parker + Lynch is currently conducting a search for an Assistant Controller to join a large transportation organization in the Swedesboro, NJ area. As the Assistant Controller you will be responsible for providing direct support to the Controller including taking lead on the monthly/quarterly close, assisting in the organizations budgeting/forecasting process, and working as the liaison with the external auditors.

This is a great opportunity to join an organization that offers unlimited growth potential, a dynamic office culture, a competitive compensation, and work/life balance.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Maintains records of routine accounting transactions.
  • Prepares schedules with supporting documentation to external auditors
  • Responsible for comparing accounting system outputs with daily input verifying for accuracy and resolves discrepancies.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • MBA or CBA highly preferred
  • Previous ERP system implementation experience
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP