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Advanced Business Equipment
Asheville, NC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Advanced Business Equipment has been providing technology solutions for over 40 years. As an independent, locally owned organization, ABE is able to help businesses in WNC and throughout the Upstate of SC with a unique combination of office technology provided by Canon and Konica Minolta.

The Controller position is a managerial position responsible for the oversight of all general accounting functions within the organization. This position will report directly to the President/CEO. The Controller will be responsible for maintaining and ensuring the accuracy of all general ledger accounts including inventories of equipment, parts and supplies. Performs and oversees the monthly closing process including the preparation of financial statements.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

Minimum of 5 years accounting experience

Proven track record in a Controller position working for a small business less than 100 employees.

Must have experience with the following:

Accounting software, & ERP Systems

Excel, and other Microsoft applications

Sales/Property Taxes




Commercial Insurance / Health Insurance Negations

401K Administration

Previous experience in Business/Office Equipment/IT Services a plus

General Ledger/Account Analysis

Bank Reconciliations


Managerial / Administrative Skills

Analytical Accounting Skills

Strong Computer Skills, Communication Skills, Both Verbal and Written

Team Leadership Skills to Manage and Develop Direct Reports

Ability to Manage Multiple Priorities in a Fast Paced Environment

Identify cost savings mechanisms throughout the organization and make recommendations for implementation.

Identify areas to improve cash flow within the organization.

Responsibilities include but not limited to: Coordinate and oversee all month end posting activity within the company to properly close the books on a timely basis. Includes the preparation and review of journal entries as well as review of all subsidiary ledgers associated with:




Fixed Assets

Monthly General Ledger Analysis
Responsible for the preparation and review of all general ledger account analysis. Including the delegation of selected general ledger accounts to staff.

Monthly management reports with CEO to review financial results, dashboards, and other pertinent information.
Purchasing and Inventory
Monitor and maintain control over sales and supply inventories working with inventory department.

Prepare inventory valuation reports.

Reconcile all inventory accounts to the General Ledger.

Work with inventory department on quarterly inventory counts

Accounts Receivable/Payable/Sales Coordinator

Monitor all accounts receivable activity with the organization to ensure the accuracy of the subsidiary ledgers.

Provide guidance over the collection processes. Review and approve all adjustments to Accounts Receivable as necessary.

Prepare Property and Sales Tax adjustments as necessary

Approve weekly payables

Manage rebates from Vendors

Approve sales packets for accuracy.

Work with Contracts Manager to ensure timely and accurate billing.

Monthly State Tax Filings
Responsible for the preparation of all monthly sales tax returns on a timely basis to ensure that all reporting deadlines are met for North Carolina and South Carolina.

Work with CPA Firm for year-end tax prep.

Payroll Administrator
Responsible for all biweekly posting to the payroll system using Paychex for the generation of pay. Includes the posting of all adjustments to pay as related to the payment of commissions, bonuses, on-call pay, etc.

Coordinates with H.R. Director to ensure that all necessary payroll information is posted and/or updated to the payroll system.

Payroll Journal entries into accounting software.

Bank Reconciliation

Responsible for the preparation of daily bank reconciliation’s to company bank accounts and credit cards.

Provide CEO with updates on bank reconciliation’s monthly.

401(k) Preparation

Responsible for the preparation of 401K remittances on payroll. Includes remittances associated with deferrals as well as payments.

Work with the TPA to manage 401K guidelines & enrollment

Employee Relations
Present Accounting Department issues to Management.

Handle employee relations issues within the Accounting Department, utilizing Human Resources as needed.

Promote teamwork within the Department and the Company.

*Pay to commensurate with experience

Job Type: Full-time


401(k) / Profit Sharing

Health Insurance

Paid time off – PTO/Vacation

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Advanced Business Equipment


3072 Sweeten Creek Road Asheville

Asheville, NC


Finance and Insurance