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Assistant Controller

Family Express
Valparaiso, IN
Expired: July 25, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Company Foundations:
  • Building relationships across all departments
  • Culture-focused
  • Internal growth opportunities
  • Teamwork oriented
  • Dedicated to the well-being of employees and communities
  • Emphasis on risk management and safety

Job Title: Assistant Controller

FLSA status: Exempt

Department: Accounting

Reports to: Controller

Position summary: Supports the timely and accurate processing of transactions that support the general ledger, cash management, tax, and audit functions. This position will have direct responsibility for accounts receivable/payables, inventory, fixed assets, and cash.

General Purpose: To provide our customers with total satisfaction by offering competitively priced, high-quality products and services in a clean, safe, and friendly environment. To serve our community through volunteerism and produce a return on assets which will assure the future prosperity of our employees and our company. To be an ambassador of our "Living Brand" by building relationships with our customers

Objective: We provide our Family Express Team with tools that help them do their jobs more effectively and efficiently. We offer problem solving assistance to insure a more accurate result.

We are proactive internal auditors who continually strive for excellence. We create innovative procedures and programs to monitor company activity and assure integrity and future prosperity of our Family Express Team.

Role Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance and five plus years of accounting experience. A CPA is required.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Builds Relationships
  • Promotes the Living Brand
  • Ensures all accounting practices are in compliance with legal guidelines and established accounting principles
  • Leads efficiency projects within accounting department
  • Controls the payment and collection processes, identifying discrepancies and reconciling accounts
  • Oversees, monitors, and works to improve accounting procedures, internal controls, and database management
  • Manages annual external audit and quarterly internal audits
  • Manages the accounting staff including the development of cross training for all positions
  • Stays current on changes in regulations and other industry news
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Situational Awareness
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Inclination for strategic mindset and problem analysis at all functional levels
  • Time management; including multitasking, productivity, and a sense of urgency
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including documentation of processes and tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and highly effective communication skills
  • Strong team player; teamwork and the ability to enhance team members' performance
  • Working knowledge of accepted accounting practices and financial accounting standards
  • Integrity
  • Commitment to company mission and values
  • Adaptable, flexible, and receptive to change
  • Displays the ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Effective decision-making based on sound judgment and reasoning
  • Strong systems and computer skills
  • Ability to read, write, and understand English

Nonessential Skills and Experience:
  • Previous retail experience preferred
  • Microsoft Office experience including proficiency in Excel

Reporting To This Position: Accounting Assistants

Physical demands and work environment:
  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to both sit and type for prolonged periods; work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, reach, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch; talk and hear; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
  • Work Environment: Must have flexibility to work all shifts, all days of the week, when necessary while maintaining the natural accounting cycle ebbs and flows. Ability to tolerate extreme temperatures for minimum of 30-minute intervals. Exposure to cleaning solvents.


Family Express

Valparaiso, IN


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