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Assistant Controller

Company: Brenner-Fiedler Inc
Location: Riverside
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:In support of the mission statement of Brenner-Fiedler & Associates Inc., the Controller is responsible for all areas relating to accounting functions and financial reporting. The position must meet tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation and financial statements. The Controller is expected to be a highly motivated self-starter with supervisory, review and proofing experience.SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:The Controller is responsible for daily, weekly and monthly accounting tasks and activities.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Prepare monthly bank reconciliationsPrepare financial statement forecastsOversees the daily accounting activities required to maintain the general ledger. Supervises, directs and reviews the work of the accounting staff.Oversees approval, credit limits and all customer orders released from credit hold.Maintains the general ledger and all related accounts with proper documentation and records of all company transactions; Reviews entries to the general and subsidiary ledgers to assure accuracy and controls all changes to chart of accounts.Prepares monthly reconciliations for all accounts; Responsible for monthly and year-end closing of the general ledger including preparation and process of journal entries and financial statements.Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy for financial statements.Work with retained CPA firm to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit and tax return.Reconcile Payroll accounts and accruals to maintain accurate records in the general ledger.Develop Department's Annual Strategic Plan in conjunction with fellow team members and management. Manage monthly to ensure strategic initiatives are met or exceeded by year-end.Coordinate and complete annual audits (Inventory count).Provides timely and complete Income Statements & Balance Sheets to Senior Management each Month EndEnsure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payableEnsure that accounts receivable are collected promptlyMaintain an orderly accounting filing system and a system of controls over accounting transactionsRecommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operationsCalculate and issue financial and operating metricsManage the production of the annual budget and forecastsCalculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to Senior ManagementProvide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiationsREPORTS TO:Chief Strategy & Business OfficerSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:Supervise Accounting Representatives.Perform semi/annual reviews of accounting department staff.Oversees training programs and identifies training needs for department staff.QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum five years prior supervisory experience in the accounting/financial reporting areas.Minimum five years of experience in the area of financial statement preparation, budgeting, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable or the equivalent. Experience working with an automated financial management system.Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance. Minimum 5- years' experience in accounting/finance.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Strong knowledge of tax law and accounting principlesStrong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).Strong verbal and communication skills.Strong organizational skills, ability to work under pleasure, maintain detailed records, meet deadlines and are able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required.Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment and to react with discretion under varying conditions.Strong experience on Excel and Microsoft Word.Ability to manipulate large amount of dataHigh attention to detail and accuracyPHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for up to 3 hours at a time, operate a personal computer, visually inspect forms, conduct oral communication via telephone and in person, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Occasional attendance at events outside the office may be required. Most essential functions are performed in an office environment.Brenner-Fiedler will provide computer and workspace.Job Type: Full-timeSalary: $75,000.00 to $85,000.00 /yearExperience:bookkeeping: 5 years (Preferred)accounting: 5 years (Preferred)quickbooks: 1 year (Preferred)accounting/finance: 5 years (Preferred)Education:Bachelor's (Preferred)Work Location:One locationBenefits:Health insuranceDental insuranceVision insuranceRetirement planPaid time offSchedule:Monday to Friday8 hour shift

Keywords: Brenner-Fiedler Inc, Riverside , Assistant Controller, Other , Riverside, California

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