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Assistant Controller

Pivotal Talent Search Lake Success, NY

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are looking for a resourceful, forward-thinking, and committed Assistant Controller. We require someone with strong analytical, technology, communication, and organization skills that can make an immediate impact.



  • Assists in the preparation of financial statements to summarize and forecast the company's financial status.
  • Produces and manages balance sheets and analyze future earnings and expenses.
  • Assists with management of accounting, auditing, and budgeting within the organization.
  • Assists with preparations for audits.
  • Works to reconcile accounting inaccuracies or imbalances.
  • Ensures compliance with and prepare reports according to applicable government regulations.
  • Uses accounting software to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Delegates accounting tasks to junior accounting staff.
  • Coordinates with and prepares reports for Controller, CFO, and upper management.
  • Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing related tasks as needed.
  • Works with leadership on ad hoc projects for joint ventures and other company initiatives.
  • Interfaces with other departments to solve problems and assist in key decision making.


WHO YOU ARE: Experiences, Qualifications and Traits 

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required along with CPA certification. Graduate degree in accounting or MBA preferred.
  • 6+ years of experience in general accounting or public
  • Strong knowledge of finance, accounting, and US GAAP
  • Experience with SEC reporting and SOX Compliance
  • Highly organized, analytical, and detail oriented
  • Strong management skills of simultaneous work streams and deadline management
  • Self-started that can build from the ground up and work in fast moving environments




  • Changes course easily – Knows when to be patient and when to push – Works well in the gray – Owns mistakes and learns from them – Balances multiple priorities

Entrepreneurial Spirit

  • Takes initiative, doesn't wait for direction – Builds for the future – Takes personal ownership and accountability – Is resourceful in getting things done


  • Is self-aware and open-minded – Integrates the perspectives of others – Is direct but respectful – Communicates cross functionally – Knows when to get people involved and when to make a decision – Takes an inclusive approach

Customer & Brand Focused

  • Makes decisions in the best interest of the company and our customers – Focuses on internal and external customers

Live our Values

It's not just what you do, but how you do it – Contributes to a positive and productive environment

Deep Functional Expertise

  • Has the skills necessary to perform the job – Keeps current on trends, skills, and practices – Puts learning into practice


  • Sets team goals and roles – Develops, motivates and empowers – Delivers constructive and encouraging feedback – Holds people accountable for results – Recognizes high performance

Change Leader

Challenges the current point of view – Puts changes in context for the team – Executes changes that impact the business – Is proactive and positive – Listens to and keeps the team up to speed

Pivotal Talent Search


Lake Success, NY


Finance and Insurance

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