Assistant Controller

  • Location
    Cranbury, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 115000 - $ 130000

Assistant Controller

Parker + Lynch is partnering with a Distribution organization in Cranbury, NJ on a search for an Assistant Controller. The Assistant Controller will play a crucial role in the companies’ day to day functions and will be responsible for internal controls, costing, planning/forecasting, financial reporting, and assisting with special projects as they arise.

Candidates that will be most successful in the role will have a MINIMUM of 5 years hands on accounting experience, strong budgeting/forecasting experience, and previous experience within the Logistics/Distribution industry.

Salary: $115-130K Annually


  • Assist in preparation and oversight of monthly financial close processes including reviewing monthly cost reports and analysis.
  • Prepare and/or oversee routine and non-routine financial transactions such as journal entries, bank reconciliations, bulk inventory calculations and adjustments, wire transfers incoming and outgoing.
  • Review and manage monthly reconciliation of balance sheet and selected revenue and expense accounts.
  • Review and manage the accounts payable processes to ensure timely payment of invoices, ensure resolution to goods received not invoiced and problem invoices.
  • Supervise and manage delegated staff.
  • Oversee the accounting and controls for the dorè and concentrate process.
  • Provide support and customer service to other positions including accounting, purchasing, warehouse and other departments.
  • Assist/oversee adequate internal controls are in place to safeguard company’s assets, and assist/oversee adequate documentation is provided to auditors (internal and external) and assist/oversee governmental reporting requirements such as sales and use tax, 1099’s, etc


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, CPA a plus
  • 5+ years accounting experience (Distribution/Logistics experience preferred)
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP, Budgeting/forecasting experience
  • ERP system experience preferred, advanced excel skills a must have
  • Detail oriented, able to meet deadlines on time
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