Assistant Controller

Employer
John W. Ritter Trucking, Inc.
Location
Laurel, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Controller - Laurel, MD John W. Ritter Trucking, Inc. has been operating for over 50 years providing high level transportation services to a variety of shippers throughout the East Coast and Midwest regions. Due to our continuous and positive growth, we are looking to fill the position of Assistant Controller and are seeking a strong individual to help our accounting and finance team grow to the next level. Responsibilities - Assistant ControllerImplement general accounting process as well as preparation and analysis of monthly trial balances and financial reports along with Staff AccountantReview monthly balance sheet account analysis and oversee monthly bank reconciliationsAssist with year-end accounting review by independent public accountantsComplete quarterly IFTA reportingUnderstand of customer contracts, DOE monthly adjustments and revenue recognitionCrosstrain for payroll and billing positions as additional supportProvide strategic and procedural leadership with the company's financial systems and initiativesLead continuous implementation of and compliance with efficient and effective business processes, accounting systems, and internal controls providing appropriate business controls and efficient operationsAssist with preparation of annual budgets and financial forecasts for the companySafeguard company assets by maintaining accurate accounting records and policies to provide financial reporting, tax reporting, and accounting analysis on a timely basisAssist with maintenance of accounting software (Great Plains) for new accounts and cost centersComplete special projects and other duties as assigned Job Requirements Requirements - Assistant ControllerBachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 5 years, hands on experience with progressive accounting and supervisory responsibilitiesTransportation industry experience preferredFundamental knowledge of GAAPStrong analytical and critical thinking skills.Firm ability to manage multiple tasks and meet monthly deadlinesMust understand this is a vital "Support Position" reporting to the ControllerProficiency in Microsoft products including Excel, Word & Outlook.Experience with TMW Systems or similar Transportation Management Software and Great Plains accounting a plus Company Description: Ritter Transport provides high level transportation services to a variety of shippers throughout the East Coast and Midwest regions. Ritter Transport has been in operation for over 50 years.