Assistant Financial Controller Job Description

Assistant Financial Controller Job Description

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Assistant financial controller provides technical word processing/spreadsheet/database/data management expertise utilizing WORD, Excel, Access, Outlook and others as needed.

Assistant Financial Controller Duties & Responsibilities

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To monitor, supervise and prepare month-end balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis
Performs extensive financial analysis on all facets of business operations, and prepares financial and management reports detailing project and business unit performance
Prepares and reviews a full set of financial statements (Balance Sheet, P &L, Cash Flow, Retained Earnings) and makes recommendations to improve business operations based on thorough analysis
Provides assistance to Operations Management in the analysis of program/ project performance and in the development of corrective measures as required
Assists in the coordination of information to external auditors for annual audit processes
Bachelor degree in Business Administration or related disciplines
Minimum 5 years of experience in serving senior management in a sizable multinational company
Must have had experience in supporting within Finance Department / accounting experience
Energetic, proactive with exceptional organisational skills and be able to prioritise work effectively
Accounting for corporate entity, internally managed venture capital funds, fund-of funds and mezzanine debt vehicles

Assistant Financial Controller Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Assistant Financial Controller

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CECRL, B2

Education for Assistant Financial Controller

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Employers hiring for the assistant financial controller job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Management, Communication, Portuguese, Spanish, English, Professional Accounting, Economics

Skills for Assistant Financial Controller

Desired skills for assistant financial controller include:

Job-relevant issues
Processes
Products
Systems
Gross Revenue Report
Return check procedures
Microsoft Word
Outlook and Excel
Analysis
Access

Desired experience for assistant financial controller includes:

Assist with management of programming costs for relevant entities and channels, ensuring data is accurate and robust
The ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects in an often pressurised environment
Comfortable in identifying issues and proposing solutions
7+ years progressive accounting experience up through supervisor level
Big 4 or Top 10 U.S. CPA firm experience or combination of this experience, along with private business sector, hands-on accounting experience
CPA certification (or pending certification from the State is acceptable)

Assistant Financial Controller Examples

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Assistant Financial Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of assistant financial controller. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant financial controller
  • Performing partnership allocations and management fee / carry calculations
  • Interpreting and summarizing investment partnership agreements
  • Recalculating external manager capital call and distribution notices
  • Special projects to create efficiencies and streamline accounting operations
  • Assist CFO with preparation of SEC compliance reports
  • Assist in development and implementation of internal controls relative to accounting entities
  • Participate in completion of annual external audits
  • Electronic file maintenance for proper audit documentation
  • Establish budgets and ongoing forecast projections
  • Work with external Tax Accountants to prepare and review partnership tax returns
Qualifications for assistant financial controller
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects as they arise – for example, as purchasing policy implementation, review of key risk areas
  • Enjoy a fast-paced environment with ability to multi-task
  • Provide support to AP and AR team
  • Assist with statutory report and audit queries payment approvals
  • T&E processing and billing
  • 4 years of experience (public accounting experience highly desired, Big 4 Firm a plus)
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant financial controller. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant financial controller
  • Supervise the Purchase Ledger Clerk - creating and maintaining Supplier Master Files, reviewing invoices, approving payment runs
  • Conduct the follow up, control and produce the monthly reporting and KPI’s for the operating expenses, the advertising and promotion expenses and the prices & cost of goods
  • Learn how to use our company IT tools (Sap, Compass, Mgn)
  • Help in the preparation of our country reporting
  • Support Senior Controller with Business Controllership Framework - ensure financial data integrity, compliance with GE GAP/UK & US GAAP Key Support for Account Reconciliations & Monthly Close Process - adherence to corporate sixsigma account rec
  • Ensure that the Finance team provides month-end closing and all other required management reports
  • Understand the requirements of the Internal Control Program (ICP) and SOX and ensure that the hotel is in compliance
  • Work with external / internal auditors and assist with year-end audit preparations and drafting of financial statements
  • Ensure that all internal control procedures are strictly adhered to and communicates any perceived weakness to the Director, Finance/ Financial Controller
  • Prepare capital reviews as required by the Management
Qualifications for assistant financial controller
  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance required with strong GPA
  • CPA desired or tracking to obtain CPA
  • Ability to work well in a team, multi-task, hands on, accountable, and strong communication skills across the organization
  • Must be able to work on own initiative but also as part of a team
  • Excellent familiarity with the MS Office tools, excel in particular
  • Graduate of Accounting, Finance/ Commerce / equivalent degree and Chartered Accountant (CA) or CPA or equivalent with at least 8+ years of professional experience in Finance roles
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of assistant financial controller. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant financial controller
  • Support District HoF reconciling, analysing, and interpreting performance data (incl
  • Tracking and consolidating risk plans incl
  • Ensures all financial and accounting transactions (AP/AR/Billing/Collections) are processed to established standards and completed within targeted deadlines
  • Leads and manages the month end closing process for the assigned business unit(s)
  • Provides critical data for, and participates in the preparation of forecasts and budgets
  • Provides Business Partner support to the VP and Director of Operations and Divisional Financial Controller as required and other personnel as needed
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy
  • Maintain WHQ metrics
  • Review account reconciliations for quality and timeliness
  • Coordinate US GAAP and local statutory external audits
Qualifications for assistant financial controller
  • Experience in the application and/or design of controls or control frameworks for a traded and non-traded financial markets business
  • Sound business acumen coupled with financial prudence and customer focus
  • Work with the outsourced finance partner to ensure all accounting activities are being performed as agreed
  • Demonstrates ability to build relationships and engage and influence people
  • Exposure to US GAAP
  • CECCAR qualification an advantage
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Our growing company is looking for an assistant financial controller. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant financial controller
  • Evaluate new report and report change requests identified within the team
  • Ensure that US Group complies with Parent Company’s regulations and professional standards
  • Guide the US accounting staff on treatment of IFRS technical accounting issues and new transactions
  • Assist the Controller in directing the organization’s accounting functions which include establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures
  • Train and develop accounting staff, and standardization of accounting policies
  • Manage quarterly consolidation for the US Group
  • Responsible for managing the preparation and distribution of financial statements with related footnote disclosures for external use
  • Work with outside auditors and other departments to ensure deadlines are met
  • Maintain relations and communications with Parent Company to ensure alignment on technical accounting issues
  • Research and document US Group accounting issues to ensure compliance
Qualifications for assistant financial controller
  • Fluency in English essential (Romanian an advantage)
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in an international 5-star hotels and at least 3 years in similar capacity
  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Finance or equivalent
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks successfully and work under pressure
  • Fluent in English language, Excellent computer skills
  • Analytical tools and detail oriented, Strong leadership, honest, fair and show integrity and Communication
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an assistant financial controller. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assistant financial controller
  • Analyzes system trial balances, entries, transactions, to ensure compliance and recommends corrective actions when needed to assigned areas
  • Engages in discussions at operational and management levels
  • Provides written and verbal instructions on accounting practice changes, and follow-up until resolved for configuration and transaction issues that generate accounting entries
  • Identifies significant trends and areas for management attention
  • Analyzes indicators of business activity
  • Creates and maintains documentation of policies, procedures and work instructions
  • Manages schedules, documentation and support for internal and external audit activities
  • Coordinates between EAH Finance and other U.S. business areas to facilitate communication of financial implications related to process changes, new business requirements and exceptions
  • Supports operational areas related to special projects, continuous improvements, business development and complex accounting transactions
  • Documents improvement opportunities in operational and financial areas
Qualifications for assistant financial controller
  • Capability to thrive in a fast-paced, highly demanding, and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and ability to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and/ or international financial reporting standards
  • Experience gained within a similar finance role in a corporate environment
  • Able to work well as part of a cross functional team
  • Versatile and flexible
  • Computer literate (SAP experience an advantage)

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