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Assistant Controller

Vienna, VA

Great opportunity for a direct hire, Assistant Controller for a fast growing, nearly $1B publicly traded Technology Company in Tyson’s Corner, VA! As Assistant Controller, you will report into a great VP/Controller, mange 5 direct reports, and be responsible for managing the company's subsidiary accounting and consolidation. Entrepreneurial environment and team, that offers remote working now, and flexible work from home in the future. The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience in a large publicly traded or private company, is a CPA/CPA candidate, and has experience working in Public Accounting. Competitive salary +15 % bonus + stock. Washington DC metro only candidates!

Job Description
Subsidiary Assistant Controller
Tysons, Virginia

Subsidiary Assistant Controller to join our growing, fast-paced accounting department.  We are looking for someone who is independent, hands-on, and self-directed individual that can own and manage all aspects of the subsidiary accounting and consolidation.  The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic, ever-changing environment and possess an entrepreneurial mindset. This position will manage our subsidiary GL team and be accountable for the team members’ performance and professional development. This position reports directly to the VP & Corporate Controller and will work closely with other members of the senior management team to help achieve the potential of our rapidly growing, public company. 
At a minimum, the candidate should have at least 4 years of experience with a public accounting firm and at least 3 years of experience in a supervisory role leading all aspects of an accounting close and consolidation for a private or public company.  Public company experience is preferred; however, other experience and qualifications will be considered.

 The Subsidiary Assistant Controller’s primary job responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the day-to-day accounting operations and ensuring compliance with the Company’s accounting policies and procedures.

  • Managing the timely closing and consolidation of the monthly, quarterly and annual books and records. This includes reviewing journal entries, reconciling balances and ensuring accuracy by reviewing financial statements, investigating account variations and verifying account balances.

  • Working closely with the VP & Corporate Controller and external auditors, leading the effort to assess the Company’s current compliance with SOX 404 and implementing controls and procedures to ensure compliance with SOX.

  • Developing and maintaining a Worldwide Finance and Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual, ensuring the identification of and compliance with key controls pursuant to the Company's SOX 404 compliance process and procedures.

  • Assist in launching new businesses and coordinating with subsidiary stakeholders to ensure compliance with controls

  • Partner with other members in the accounting group to close the books on a timely basis and distribute the work among the team

  • Working with other departments when accounting information or skills are needed to support ongoing efforts of the Company and increase financial reporting accuracy.

  • Assist in researching applicable accounting standards to ensure internal and external compliance in recording and reporting transactions.

  • Assist with external year-end audits including preparation of necessary work papers.

  • Work closely with the Controller and external auditors to assess the Company’s current compliance with SOX 404 and implement controls and procedures to ensure compliance with SOX.

  • Lead, train, develop, and motivate accounting staff in order to maintain a high level of employee commitment and competence for sustained and self-reliant performance and achievement of the department and Company goals.

  • Perform other related accounting/financial duties as requested by the VP & Corporate Controller and CFO.

Required Experience:

  • 8-10 years of progressive accounting and finance experience in a Big 4 public accounting firm (minimum of 4 years) with a minimum of 3+ years in a direct supervisory position within a private or public company.

  • Should be well versed in current GAAP Accounting, especially related to current revenue recognition guidance.

  • Experience in researching, developing, and implementing accounting policies and procedures.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills with a high attention to detail.

  • Exceptional organizational, prioritization, decision making, and planning skills as the candidate will need the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively to achieve the overall goals of the department and the Company.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, to be able to identify and pro-actively propose system and process improvements.

  • Must be hands-on and comfortable working independently. We are a small and nimble finance and accounting operation where everyone is expected to roll up their sleeves and perform the work as opposed to simply delegating to staff. 

  •  The candidate must be comfortable and embrace working at a very detailed level (for example, booking journal entries and reconciling accounts) as well as thinking strategically about the Company.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and computer skills

  • Public company experience with exposure to SEC filings strongly preferred.

  • Previous work experience in the software industry

  • Experience with Microsoft Great Plains preferred

Why Work here?

  • Collaborate with outstanding people: We hire only the best. Our standards are high and our employees enjoy working alongside other high achievers.

  • Make an immediate impact: New employees can expect to be given real responsibility for bringing new technologies to the marketplace.

  • Gain well rounded experience offers a diverse and dynamic environment where you will get the chance to work directly with executives and develop expertise across multiple areas of the business.

  • Work with the latest technologies: You’ll gain exposure to a broad spectrum of IoT, SaaS and M2M technologies including wireless communication, video monitoring, smart home automation, web development, and backend application development and hosting.

  • Focus on fun: places high value on our team culture. We even have a committee dedicated to hosting a stand-out holiday party, happy hours, and other fun corporate events.

Matthew Antine, Search Director
D:  703.962.9578| C:  508.472.5275|  F:  703.962.9608

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