Position title
Assistant Controller

Job Summary

Our client is seeking an Assistant Controller who will assist the Controller and Chief Financial Officer in managing the day-to-day accounting of transactions, policies, controls, and procedures.

  • Assist the Controller and Chief Financial Officer in reviewing the work product and workflow of staff within the finance department.
  • Assist the Controller and Chief Financial Officer in overseeing the operations and internal controls of the finance department.
  • Assist with planning, guiding, and coordinating the majority of accounting operational functions.
  • Assist with coordinating, preparing, detail reviewing internal financial statements and other financial and investment reports.
  • Assist with coordinating support and activities for external auditors.
  • Coordinating, preparing, reviewing tax items for external tax preparers.
  • Tax planning and compliance.
  • Assisting with the annual budget process.
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, to tax matters, investments, contracts, and forecasting.
  • Provide mentoring and support as needed to finance team staff.
  • Assist in the development of and support the organization's strategic plans.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • CPA and/or master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years accounting experience, with at least 3 years of public accounting/supervisory experience.
  • Experience in working with multiple legal entities, tax matters, and financial reporting requirements.
  • Taxation experience with the following types of entities is preferred: trusts, partnerships, and individuals.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines and multitask accordingly.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains or similar accounting software.
Employment Type
Full time
Job Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Date posted
August 27, 2020
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