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Assistant Controller

Company: TEL
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant ControllerThe Assistant Controller will be a key contributor to the monthly financial close and reporting process, design and implementation of internal controls, and on-going design and development of accounting processes and systems.Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and maintain standard operating procedures for Accounting.
  • Design, develop, and maintain internal controls within the Accounting Department and throughout Company.
  • Ensure that SOPs and internal controls are in place and functioning to provide reasonable assurance that the Company assets are protected and to ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the financial statements.
  • Review the internal control environment and provide suggestions for improving segregation of duties and for mitigating financial risks.
  • Ensure that company financial records and reports are prepared and maintained in compliance with company policies, and US GAAP.
  • Research accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Responsible for identifying the scope and assumptions necessary for calculating complex accounting accruals.
  • Responsible for reviewing monthly account reconciliations and other documents to ensure compliance.
  • Assists with management of accounting, auditing and budgeting within the organization:
  • Assist with monthly close process and financial statement preparation
  • Assists with coordination of audit support and workpapers
  • Assists with the budget process
  • Drive continuous process improvement activities (enhanced process documentation, process enhancements, automation, cross training, etc.)
  • Other projects and process improvement initiatives, as required.
  • Supervise Payroll, Accounts Payable and General Ledger Accounting staff.
  • Responsible for continued development of staff.Requirements
    • BA/BS degree in Accounting or related field required.
    • 5 years of relative work experience as a Senior Accountant, Assistant Controller, or equivalent.
    • Relevant experience in the Leasing / Transportation Industry is strongly preferred.
    • Public accounting experience preferred but not required.
    • Aptitude for developing and maintaining a thorough working knowledge of accounting software and systems. Karmak, SalesForce, and Domo experience is preferred.
    • Proficiency with applicable software (Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc).
    • Highly organized with keen attention to detail
    • Proficient with data analysis, critical thinking and problem-solving
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong process improvement experience
    • Positive, can do attitude, and a true team player mentality
    • Expert knowledge of accounting and financial principles, regulations and best practicesWage$90,000 - $120,000 dependent upon experience.Benefits
      • Medical, Dental, & Vision with employer paid contribution up to One Thousand Dollars per Month
      • HSA with $800 annual employer contribution
      • Voluntary Life, Short and Long Term Disability
      • 8-week paid Maternity Leave (mothers) and 2-week paid Paternity Leave (fathers)
      • Paid Time Off
      • 10 Holidays (including birthday)
      • 401(k) with up to 4% employer match
      • Profit Sharing (some exclusions apply)
      • Retirement Pay Program
      • Years of Service Cash Incentive
      • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning's course library for personal and professional development

Keywords: TEL, Chattanooga , Assistant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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