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Assistant Controller in Minneapolis, MN at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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Job Description

Assistant Controller

Our client is a well-recognized global company that is currently looking for an Assistant Controller to join their team. With a growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a fun team-oriented culture, casual environment, flexible schedule and great benefits.  They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.


The Assistant Controller will be responsible for the overall completeness and accuracy of the general ledger as well as financial reporting of the global business. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • The Assistant Controller will perform general ledger account reconciliation and analysis.
  • Prepare journal entries, monthly closings, monthly financial statements and related reporting.
  • Process month-end balancing and complete the month-end process.
  • Balance sheet, P&L and cash forecasting including monthly variance and fluctuation analysis.
  • Work closely with operations to ensure accuracy of inventory and costs, including variances.
  • Prepare annual income tax support schedules and annual property tax returns with related schedules.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures with emphasis on internal controls.
  • Assist with completion and oversight of US GAAP adjustments for foreign entities.
  • Drive improvement in internal controls, processes and procedures, including documentation and testing.
  • Provide leadership to all employees and develop and mentor the accounting team.
  • The Assistant Controller will perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Assistant Controller will possess the following:


  • The Assistant Controller will have 7+ years’ related experience.
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • Strong computer skills including advanced Excel skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • The Assistant Controller will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA a plus. 

Equal Opportunity Employer