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Assistant Controller 15848444

Gaithersburg, MD
Assistant Controller

SUMMARY:
Exciting opportunity to join a well-established and growing organization!  The Assistant Controller will play an integral role within the accounting team.  Primary responsibilities include preparation of monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements in accordance with GAAP, managing WIP schedules, budgeting and forecasting, and leading special projects in support of the Controller.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist Controller with managing all aspects of the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close and financial reporting cycles – including schedules/responses related to audits and inquiries from internal and external business partners
  • Achieve/maintain an in-depth knowledge of Accounts Receivables, Billing and Accounts Payable functions to serve as backup as needed and review the work of staff
  • Assist with preparation of WIP schedules and reconciliations in support of Controller
  • Prepare and post journal entries for review by Controller as well as research on complex reconciliations
  • Accomplish accounting and organization mission by leading and completing special projects
  • Assist Controller with annual budgeting and forecasting process
  • Responsible for maintaining confidentiality with regards to proprietary information (staff and company related)
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business or related Field
  • CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred
  • Minimum 5 years progressive accounting experience
  • Construction based accounting software experience required (Foundation and QuickBooks preferred)
  • Experience in MS Office tools with intermediate or advanced Excel skills
  • Broad knowledge of accounting principles and practices (GAAP), financial policies and procedures and internal controls
  • Deadline-focused; organized; problem-solving skills
  • Strong team orientation and willingness to help entire team meet goals and responsibilities
  • Strong written/oral communication skills

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