Assistant Controller (Remote)

CPM Advisory Group
Baltimore, MD
Sep 26, 2021
Sep 29, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
We are searching for an Assistant Controller (Remote) looking to join a fast-growing client accounting services organization. Candidates with early-stage startup experience in an accounting or finance role are preferred, as are candidates with client-service experience. We are a hybrid team with the flexibility to work remotely and from our offices in Summit, NJ.CPM Advisory is redefining the finance department for early-stage companies and VC-backed start-ups. We deliver high-caliber accounting/finance leadership and support to entrepreneurs and management teams building scalable, high-growth companies. Our clients are actively managing cash burn, measuring performance, reporting to investors, making capital allocation decisions, and preparing for fundraising. All of that takes expertise and time that founders dont have and cant afford to hire for. CPM closes that gap by providing fixed-fee, flexible finance packages that provide fractional leadership and operational support from CFOs, Controllers, FP&A Managers, and Staff Accountants.ResponsibilitiesManage the accounting operations for multiple client companies Perform month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes to verify all entries have been created and posted, ensuring completeness, accuracy, and reporting integrityPost and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recordedMaintain general ledger accounts: reconcile bank accounts, adjust entries for amortization of prepaids, analyze and reconcile A/P and A/R ledgers and prepare accrualsProcess and code new payables in including class tracking, daily or weekly depending on client size.Reconcile money out clearing and AP sub-ledgers between QBO and invoices and submit to clients' customers on an as-needed basis. Process payroll for clients on a bi-weekly or semi-monthly schedule for salaried and hourly employees.Prepare journal entries to allocate payroll batches by department and expense type.Prepare journal entries to amortize prepaid expenses and fixed assets while maintaining schedules that tie to the balance sheet.Prepare journal entries to record accrued expenses in the correct period while maintaining schedules that tie to the balance sheet.Ad hoc reporting support for the accounting and finance departments.Qualifications4+ years of experience in accountingBachelors degree in Accounting or Finance with specific knowledge of GAAP/accrual principlesExpertise with cloud-based accounting systems (QBO,, Expensify, Gusto); QuickBooks ProAdvisor a plusAbility to prioritize workload, meet deadlines and manage multiple clients simultaneouslyHighly organized and able to maintain strict confidentiality of client dataAbility to work in a fast-paced environmentExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to work independently, as well as collaborate with a virtual teamExceptional analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skillsProficiency with Excel and other Microsoft Office applicationsDemonstrated ability as a self-starter with a "whatever it takes" attitude and an exceptionally strong work ethicAligned as a partner with clients internal team and known for polished, professional presentation via email, phone, and video conferencing.All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.Powered by JazzHRqb3k9QLBAP

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