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Assistant Controller

Company: The Granite Group
Location: Concord
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant ControllerManage the day-to-day activities to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting both internally and externally, including a variety of accounting, accounts payable and consolidation operations. Policies and procedures are in place, but they should continue to evolve over time to scale with the company growth.Key responsibilities:Month-end close and financial reportingPlan, direct and coordinate month-end / quarter-end / year-end close activitiesManage the consolidation of all financial data to ensure accurate accounting of business resultsResearch accounting issues to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principlesReview monthly account reconciliations performed by various accountantsPerform selected account reconciliationsAnalyze and report financial variancesPrepare financial statements for internal reporting (e.g., Executive Team, Board) and external reporting (year-end statutory reports)Coordinate activities of external auditors to deliver audited financial statements at year-endOversee regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and complianceBusiness performance managementManage cash on a daily basisMaintain and update daily financial forecastsReview and analyze all branch financialsPartner with the branches and other departments to understand financial implications of various operational processesAssist with the company's forecast and budget planning processesProvide ad hoc assistance, analysis, and reporting as requested by the Executive TeamFinancial systems and issue resolutionsMaintain general ledger accounts and financial reports in the ERP systemMaintain vendor master databaseIdentify, investigate, and resolve system-related financial transaction issuesHelp branch operations resolve issues related to order entry, purchase order, inventory adjustment or system costs, etc.Work with the ERP team to resolve any issues related to A/P and financial transactionsPeople managementHire, train, develop and retain skilled accounts payable and accounting staff (10+)Allocate, assign and rebalance projects and workload for various A/P and Accounting team members to ensure the quality of work while enabling continuous growth of team membersContinuous improvementMaintain and continue to evolve accounting policy and procedures to ensure that the company's accounting, AP records and financial statements are accurate and timelyAssess current Accounting and A/P operations, implement improvements where appropriateEvaluate internal control mechanism as neededEvaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as neededEssential skills:Accounting expertise and experience: must have extensive experience with month-end close activities; previous experience as a controller is preferredAttention to detail, strong organization skills and the ability to multi-task are must-havesProactive and results-oriented: ability to work efficiently to meet deadlines, goals and objectivesIndependent thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, e.g., demonstrated ability to frame and break down complex problems into digestible chunksPeople manager: proven success in leading and developing teams for extended period of timeStrong communication skills, both written and verbalCultural fit is a must: professional and collaborative workstylePeople skills: demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers and others within and outside the organizationPrevious experience using accounting software is requiredDemonstrated comfort with and the ability to learn and adopt new technologies, e.g., strong Excel skills, experience with various ERP and financial applicationsQualifications:4 years college degree in accounting or business is a mustMBA or a Master Degree in Accounting is preferredMinimum 10 years in an accounting positionA minimum 3 years of managing 3-5 team membersWork environment: General office environment.We are a family and community first company, and our benefits and opportunities prove it! As a fulltime team member, you will have access to health benefits for yourself and your family, wellness discounts, team member assistance programs, team member discounts, 401k with a company match, financial protection (HSA, FSA, life insurance, etc.) Earned paid time off totaling 15 days per year as well as paid company holidays. Community involvement opportunities such as TGG Cares and more!The Granite Group is an Equal Opportunity EmployerNO AGENCIES PLEASE

Keywords: The Granite Group, Concord , Assistant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Concord, New Hampshire

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