Assistant Controller - CPA

  • location: San Mateo, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $140,000 - $150,000 per year
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job description

Assistant Controller - CPA

job summary:
A travel technology company is seeking a seasoned Assistant Controller (CPA required) to maintain accurate records that encompasses developing, implementing and monitoring accounting systems, policies and procedures.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Assistant Controller would be responsible for managing, preparing, administering, and directing the work done in these areas including researching and assessing high risk or unusual transactions, coordinating internal and external reporting and presenting to various levels of management. The position would also be responsible for developing and directing special project work. Establishes objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to subordinate managers. Reviews and approves recommendations for department programs. Involved in developing, modifying and executing policies that affect immediate operation(s) and may also have organization-wide effect. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals results in additional costs and personnel, and serious delays in overall schedules.

Specific Responsibilities:

Develops and monitors compliance with the Company's accounting policies in accordance with US generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP). Directs the monthly financial close process to ensure deadlines are met for all entities. Develops and maintains accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely internal and external financial reporting. Develops and reviews trend analysis and/or substantive analytics for account balances (balance sheet and income statement) to ensure the reasonableness of month end close. Provides advice on technical accounting issues, accounting practices and business process improvements, while serving as the key accounting resource within the Company. Works directly with the external auditors for accounting and audit matters. Provides schedules and documents related to the external audit of the Company's financial statements. Assists with the development, redesign (as needed) and documentation of key accounting internal controls and processes over financial reporting and accounting. Reviews journal entries for month-end close. Works with the Controller to prepare financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flows for internal and external reporting.

Qualifications & Skills:

ACTIVE CPA REQUIRED - Big 4 Accounting firm experience of five years strongly preferred

Three to five years of managerial experience

Seven to ten years of experience in finance, accounting, business and systems operations and regulatory compliance requirements

Deep knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

Proven ability to identify process improvements and lead process owners through successful change management

Proven ability to lead and develop a team

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels

Excellent skills using common desktop / web applications

Excellent service orientation skills; strong skills in management and leadership; excellent ability to use critical thinking, sound judgment, and decision-making skills to creatively solve problems

We offer our employees:

Competitive base salary depending on experience

Standard vacation and sick days off

Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits

401K program

Growth and limitless opportunities

 
location: San Mateo, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $140,000 - 150,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 7 Years
 
responsibilities:
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Assistant Controller would be responsible for managing, preparing, administering, and directing the work done in these areas including researching and assessing high risk or unusual transactions, coordinating internal and external reporting and presenting to various levels of management. The position would also be responsible for developing and directing special project work. Establishes objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to subordinate managers. Reviews and approves recommendations for department programs. Involved in developing, modifying and executing policies that affect immediate operation(s) and may also have organization-wide effect. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals results in additional costs and personnel, and serious delays in overall schedules.

Specific Responsibilities:

Develops and monitors compliance with the Company's accounting policies in accordance with US generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP). Directs the monthly financial close process to ensure deadlines are met for all entities. Develops and maintains accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely internal and external financial reporting. Develops and reviews trend analysis and/or substantive analytics for account balances (balance sheet and income statement) to ensure the reasonableness of month end close. Provides advice on technical accounting issues, accounting practices and business process improvements, while serving as the key accounting resource within the Company. Works directly with the external auditors for accounting and audit matters. Provides schedules and documents related to the external audit of the Company's financial statements. Assists with the development, redesign (as needed) and documentation of key accounting internal controls and processes over financial reporting and accounting. Reviews journal entries for month-end close. Works with the Controller to prepare financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flows for internal and external reporting.

Qualifications & Skills:

ACTIVE CPA REQUIRED - Big 4 Accounting firm experience of five years strongly preferred

Three to five years of managerial experience

Seven to ten years of experience in finance, accounting, business and systems operations and regulatory compliance requirements

Deep knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

Proven ability to identify process improvements and lead process owners through successful change management

Proven ability to lead and develop a team

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels

Excellent skills using common desktop / web applications

Excellent service orientation skills; strong skills in management and leadership; excellent ability to use critical thinking, sound judgment, and decision-making skills to creatively solve problems

We offer our employees:

Competitive base salary depending on experience

Standard vacation and sick days off

Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits

401K program

Growth and limitless opportunities

 
qualifications:
Qualifications & Skills:

ACTIVE CPA REQUIRED - Big 4 Accounting firm experience of five years strongly preferred

Three to five years of managerial experience

Seven to ten years of experience in finance, accounting, business and systems operations and regulatory compliance requirements

Deep knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

Proven ability to identify process improvements and lead process owners through successful change management

Proven ability to lead and develop a team

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels

Excellent skills using common desktop / web applications

Excellent service orientation skills; strong skills in management and leadership; excellent ability to use critical thinking, sound judgment, and decision-making skills to creatively solve problems

We offer our employees:

Competitive base salary depending on experience

Standard vacation and sick days off

Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits

401K program

Growth and limitless opportunities

If interested, please contact angela.szeto@randstadusa.com

 
skills: Bookkeeping, Bank Reconciliations, Bank Deposits, capital expenditures, Capitalization, Audit - Internal, Audit - External, Technical Accounting & Research, SDLC, Agile Development, Big 4 Proprietary Methodology
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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