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Assistant Controller

Jersey Staffing Solutions, LLC Whippany, NJ

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Position: Assistant Controller
Position Type: Permanent
Location: Whippany, NJ (must be open to relocation)
Hours: Business Hours 
An exciting opportunity for a top-notch Finance professional with expert knowledge of accounting and financial principles, regulations, and best practices to join our team as an Assistant Controller. In this hands-on role you will act as a key support to the VP of Finance, members of the executive management team, and other colleagues in all business-related activities to help drive growth and improve the company finances.  The Assistant Controller role is seen as a stepping-stone to a Controller or VP of Finance position within the company. The person selected for this position must be open to relocation.    

What you will be doing:
  • Assist with all aspects of monthly closing, financial reporting & analysis, and preparation/review of monthly reconciliations, ensuring accuracy and compliance with policy.
  • Lead the activities of multiple functions involved in the preparation of Business Unit forecasts, budgeting, and reviewing manufacturing performance.  
  • Perform and drive in-depth product and business process analysis and makes recommendations to improve performance, efficiency, productivity, cost-reduction and revenue growth.
  • Analyze budget versus actual performance, analyzes variances, and drives recommendations for improvement.
  • Perform variance analysis and makes recommendations for improved performance in inventory, procurement, supplier management, and make-buy decisions.
  • Assist in driving on-going improvement of administrative, financial, risk management, and internal control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial result, including System upgrades.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements including GAAP, SOX, FARs and other relevant policies. Support audits as necessary.
  • Drive working internal and external capital performance, track movement, and make recommendations for improvement.
What experience we are looking for:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or related field.
  • 5 years’ progressive accounting and/or financial analyst experience. 
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Account Principles) and regulations.
  • Within commuting distance of Whippany, NJ or willing to relocate self.
  • Ability and willingness to relocate if opportunity for advancement becomes available.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills coupled with the ability to develop automated processes to extract raw data from and ERP and convert to high quality management information.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment utilizing an Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP).
  • Previous supervisory or leadership experience.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting, etc.)
  • Experience with Government pricing requirements is a big plus
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Self-motivated, organized individual with the ability to prioritize 
Jersey Staffing and our Client are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Jersey Staffing Solutions, LLC


Whippany, NJ


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