Assistant Controller

Position Summary:

The person occupying the position of Assistant Controller is responsible for handling daily, weekly and monthly accounting tasks involving General Ledger Account Reconciliations, Bank Account Reconciliations, as well as back up on Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Collections.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Review General Ledger expense accounts and prepare monthly account reconciliations.
Prepare monthly prepaid account and accrual journal entries.
Prepare monthly bank account reconciliation.
Review employee expense reports to verify proper approval and validity of expenditures.
Matches vendor invoices to underlying support to ensure payments are authorized and correct, researches any discrepancies and reconciles, then keys invoices into system for payment.
Research old, open purchase orders not entered for payment.
Handles all vendor inquiries concerning payments.
Processes checks for invoices approved for payment.
Reconcile commission report for payments to independent sales reps.
Process Accounts Receivable invoicing for drop shipments to customers.
Remains alert for ways to optimize cost savings for the company.
Serves as back-up for Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable duties.
Observe all company policies and procedures.
Must be able to work additional hours to support the organization’s needs.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Controller.

Bachelor’s Degree from a four (4) year college in Accounting or Business Management, with at least three years of related experience; OR at least six (6) years of related experience and/or training in the manufacturing environment.
Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, and Collections experience required.
Experience in Cost Accounting and MRP II systems preferred.
Proficiency in the Windows environment, including Word, Excel, and Outlook required.
Ability to write routine reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to read and interpret English documents, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

This candidate will need a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Management with at least 3 years of experience; OR have at least 6 years of experience in the manufacturing accounting industry. They will need to have hands-on experience in AR, AP, General Ledger, and Collections as they will be back up and/or involved in all of these areas. They must have strong skills in Excel (vLookUps, etc.), and be able to run queries in Access. Experience in MRP/ERP and Cost Accounting would be highly desirable as well.

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