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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in MEMPHIS, Tennessee

Description If you're a proactive Assistant Controller, Robert Half Finance & Accounting may have an opportunity for you to join a reputable company. You will supervise the accounting staff and report any updates to the Controller in this Assistant Controller role. As the Assistant Controller, you will be responsible for identifying issues and delivering solutions. You'll want to apply for this fantastic opportunity as soon as you can! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Memphis, Tennessee area.

Your responsibilities

  • Distinguish and evolve process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Ensure regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Encourage accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Backfill for Controller as appropriate

  • Support to ensure a competent, trained staff through development, regular assessment, and goal setting

  • Other duties as requested

  • Well-developed preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Assist implementation and assure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Help with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Organize multiple procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

  • Direct the accounting team during the closing process to secure deadlines are met

  • Review and establish Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Make relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like actual spend against budgets/outlook, the monthly flash report, and key financial metrics Requirements - Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Ability to multitask and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds

  • Command of Month-end Financial

  • Month-end Journal Entries experience

  • Experience with Perform Month-end

  • Foundational knowledge in Month-end Reports

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Month-end Close Activities

  • Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • CPA certification desired

    • Notable accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

    • In-depth knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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