Assistant Controller

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Arlington, VA
Jul 29, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Description We have an excellent opportunity for a Assistant Controller position to join a fast growing renewable energy company. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with a track record of identifying problems and delivering solutions. The Assistant Controller will supervise the accounting staff while reporting to the Controller. Responsible for internal and external financial reporting, establishment and following of the accounting policies and procedures, and provide leadership to the US accounting team. The Assistant Controller will also be involved in the tax preparation, reporting and planning activities. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Arlington, Virginia area. Join a cutting edge company by applying via Robert Half today.What you get to do every day:+ Assist with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including consolidated financial statements.+ Serve as a key technical accounting resource for the accounting organization, responsible for development of the staff, with significant interaction with the Corporate office overseas and other functional leaders (Operations, HR, IT, Legal). + Assist with the analysis of the financial results and operational trends, maintaining an integrity of the accounting systems and internal controls environment, and ensuring financial statements are prepared according to the US GAAP (with IFRS walk thru). + Involvement in the AP and Treasury functions in administering accurate and timely costs allocations and payments, and its impact on the month-end process, distribution of monthly financial statements and its supporting schedules, and assisting with budget/forecast analysis.+ Other duties may include designing and implementing improvements in financial process to meet continuous improvement initiatives and maintaining appropriate relationships with external auditors and tax advisers. The ideal candidate for this Assistant Controller role will have 5+ years with a public/private mix, CPA+, consolidations, month end close, financial statement audits and preferably some experience with provision work. To apply to this Assistant Controller role please do so through this posting or reach out directly to Caren Bromberg Bach on LinkedIn or call Caren Bach at 301.965.9035. Requirements - CPA certification a plus - Significant accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred- 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting- Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)- Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment - Proficient in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems- Excellent verbal, written, and social skills- Proficiency in Financial Statement Audits- Financial statement preparation experience required- Month end closings experience highly desired- Annual External Audit experience- General familiarity with Microsoft Excel- Practical knowledge of general ledger- Well-founded grasp of System Implementation- Financial statements consolidation experience- Proven knowledge of Process Improvement- Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information. (C) 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

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