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Assistant Financial Controller

United Legwear and Apparel Company
Edison, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Founded in 1998 United Legwear & Apparel Co. (ULAC) is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of socks, legwear, sportswear, bodywear, and accessories. As one of the leading resources in the industry, ULAC offers a full range of apparel, from newborn/toddler sizes through teens and adults.


United Legwear & Apparel Co. has assembled a team of experienced professionals with like priorities all working together to make the company the very best in the business. Whether in sales, finance, planning, licensing, or shipping, the goal is always customer satisfaction and superior product.


Our design and merchandising teams have expertise in identifying emerging trends, fashions, and consumer desires. We also understand the essence of a brand and translate each brand’s DNA while creating apparel and accessories with the most advanced fabrics and yarns and designing items for sport/performance needs and lifestyle. It is the company goal to deliver the best quality goods and the most innovative products within a category.


The company as a whole works at a very fast pace. We thrive in an environment filled with tight deadlines, collaboration and camaraderie. The entire company is very tight knit. While we value sharp minds and professionalism, we like to surround ourselves with people who have a quirky sense of humor, and who understand what it means to be confident yet humble. We know how to get things done and have fun at the same time, and are looking for someone who can do the same.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Financial Controller will be a hands-on individual that will be responsible for the preparation of financial reporting, overseeing various finance functions, implementing/improving processes, and have a solid understanding of general ledger account reconciliation.

Essential Functions (Including but not limited to):

• Manages periodic/monthly close, including preparation of relevant management (internal) reports

• Assists with the oversight of all accounting functions, general accounting, accounts payable, factor, and sales audit/inventory financial control

• Hires, trains, and retains skilled accounting staff, as directed

• Maintains and implements all accounting policies and procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

• Defines, communicates, and ensures adherence to company policies, procedures and standards, and controls

• Liaises with a public accounting firm assisting with tax filings, sales & use tax filings and annual audits

• Develop and maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures

• Develop and maintain monthly accounting reconciliation and financial reporting standards

• Assesses current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes

• Participates in the development of periodic financial forecasts

• Perform any other duties as assigned in support of the company needs and operations.


• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; with MBA, CPA or working towards this preferred

• 5-7 years’ experience in accounting/finance

• Microsoft Great Plains experience or similar

• Strong General Accounting skills

• Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with a track record of process improvement

• Strong ability to prioritize workload and perform multiple tasks under short closing deadlines

• Excellent communication skills (oral and written), the ability to interact with all levels through the organization and be able to exchange information efficiently and accurately

• Experience of working in an international company environment operating in a fast-paced environment

• Experience with intercompany, GL account reconciliations, & analysis

• Strong excel and data organization/reporting skills

• High attention to detail

SALARY: $90,000

* United Legwear & Apparel Company is interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we do not currently sponsor visas.

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United Legwear and Apparel Company


Edison, NJ


Finance and Insurance