Assistant Controller

Dearborn, MI 48126

Posted: 02/25/2021 Category: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 59547

Job Description


ASSISTANT CONTROLLER
Dearborn, MI

 

SUMMARY STATEMENT/POSITION OVERVIEW

The Assistant Controller position is responsible for the period closing of Corporate Office. The Assistant Controller works with the Corporate Controller to ensure consistent accounting and financial policy and controls, so that corporate and operational metrics can be established, supporting continuous improvement.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBLITIES
  • Period Closing for the Corporate Office.
  • Review internal financial statements and account reconciliations monthly to drive the required metrics and operational improvements.
  • Responsible for internal control reviews.
  • Continuously improves the annual budget and period closing processes.
  • Documents all policies and procedures developed by the accounting department.
  • Establishes and monitors various accounting and financial metrics reported to senior management.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Corporate Controller.

SPECIAL SKILLS, EXPERIENCE OR QUALIFICATIONS (List specific skills required but not defined in Dimensions)
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics, MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • Manufacturing or Distribution industry accounting experience preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of all accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and internal audit.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Strong leadership, organizational, analytical, written and oral communication skills.
  • 10 years of experience in progressively more responsible financial leadership roles.
  • This job description is not intended to cover every detail or every aspect of the job identified. Other duties may and will be assigned based upon the workload and needs of the department.

SUMMARY STATEMENT/POSITION OVERVIEW

The Assistant Controller position is responsible for the period closing of Corporate Office. The Assistant Controller works with the Corporate Controller to ensure consistent accounting and financial policy and controls, so that corporate and operational metrics can be established, supporting continuous improvement.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBLITIES
  • Period Closing for the Corporate Office.
  • Review internal financial statements and account reconciliations monthly to drive the required metrics and operational improvements.
  • Responsible for internal control reviews.
  • Continuously improves the annual budget and period closing processes.
  • Documents all policies and procedures developed by the accounting department.
  • Establishes and monitors various accounting and financial metrics reported to senior management.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Corporate Controller.

SPECIAL SKILLS, EXPERIENCE OR QUALIFICATIONS (List specific skills required but not defined in Dimensions)
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics, MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • Manufacturing or Distribution industry accounting experience preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of all accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and internal audit.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Strong leadership, organizational, analytical, written and oral communication skills.
  • 10 years of experience in progressively more responsible financial leadership roles.
  • This job description is not intended to cover every detail or every aspect of the job identified. Other duties may and will be assigned based upon the workload and needs of the department.

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