Assistant Controller




Sunnyside, New York

Employment Type



A well known, Publicly Traded, Global Retailer is looking to add an Assistant Controller to its executive team. Reporting directly to the Global Controller, the Assistant Controller will:

Job Description:

Compensation : $180000 - $215000
Job ID : 12689

Lead the Company’s monthly financial close process, including preparation of financial statements and management reporting metrics and analysis.  

•  Oversee consolidations and U.S. legal entity accounting, partnering closely with FP&A.

•   Monitor and ensure compliance with all SEC, GAAP, and FASB standards and/or regulatory rules, including implementation of any changes.

•  Coordinate and prepare SEC Reporting related to 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K and other filings as required.

•  Keep abreast of accounting developments, and research and provide recommendations related to complex accounting issues, including M&A and purchase accounting. Lead implementation of new standards.

•  Evaluate, design and implement strong processes and internal controls. Create workflow automation.

• Manage a team of 25+ people (SEC Reporting, Inventory Accounting, AP, AR).

•  Coordinate activities of external auditors, including annual audit and quarterly reviews.

•  Present and communicate to all levels of management and provide information vital to the decision-making process.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 12  years of combined accounting and finance experience, with deep experience managing SEC reporting and Corporate areas in roles of increasing responsibility.
  • CPA is a must; MBA is a plus.
  • Experience in public companies facing rapid growth while maintaining the highest standards in accounting practices.
  • Excellent supervisory experience with the ability to hire, train, and develop staff.
  • Deep and broad knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Strong understanding of the mechanics of the mergers and acquisitions process, including valuation, due diligence, and post-merger integration.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including experience preparing public filings and preparing materials for earnings releases and board meetings.
  • Experience using and managing ERP systems; Implementation experience is a plus.


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