Assistant Controller - Financial Accounting (Sterling Heights)

  • Address:Sterling Heights, MI 48312 (map)
  • Date Posted:07/22/16
  • Job Type:Full-time
  • Description:
  • A world class services company seeks an Assistant Controller - Financial Reporting and Planning. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the hired individual will provide leadership and technical accounting expertise in the financial reporting function of the corporation (PRIVATE COMPANY - NO SEC).

    - Prepares and distributes periodic financial statements for users other than those directly employed by the organization
    - Ensures all reports and disclosures comply with applicable government regulations, professional standards and organization policies
    - Prepares consolidation journal entries, eliminates intercompany transactions, and consolidated divisional and subsidiary financial accounts on a timely and accurate basis for inclusion in internal and external financial statements
    - Conducts extensive research regarding the impact to financial statements of potential changes to accounting rules proposed by accounting standards setters, and advises senior management regarding same
    - Develops, implements and communicates new policies and processes to comply with newly issued accounting standards
    - Provides accounting guidance related to proposed transactions to ensure conformity with local country Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and company policies and procedures
    Ensures that relevant accounting standards are appropriately and consistently applied

    Major Accountabilities:
    - Direct the evaluation, interpretation, communication and documentation of all technical accounting issues, including the implementation of new or revised accounting pronouncements for compliance with GAAP
    - Monitor, review and assess the impact of emerging, newly issued or revised accounting standards to determine applicability to the company

    The successful professional will possess the following requirements (items are required unless noted otherwise):
    Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
    CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
    MBA preferred
    Proven track record with 6+ to 15 years accounting of which 2 to
    4 years should be at Big 4 public accounting firm
    Very good understanding of US GAAP, consolidation, planning and financial / management reporting
    Strong accounting, finance and business acumen
    Exceptional communication skills
    Inspiring and motivating
    Results driven
    Excellent project management and organization skills; manages opportunities like projects
    Self motivated
    Ability to work constructively under pressure
    Innovative and creative
Ad ID: 19061586
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