As the Assistant Controller / Senior Accountant, you will play a key role within the Accounting department assisting and/or leading month end close for a variety of entities in various industries. The individual in this role is expected to maintain and enforce organizational accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP.
Your Primary Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. As with any position, other duties may be assigned to you as appropriate.
Collaborate and work alongside the Controller to run the day to day operations of the accounting department.
Involvement in and oversight of general ledger entry preparation and review, account reconciliation preparation and month-end close process.
Strong understanding of general ledger, bank reconciliations, journal entries, reconciliations, etc.
Assist the Controller and CFO on various projects on an as needed basis.
Proven ability to apply broad conceptual judgment and initiative to deal with complex accounting issues.
Oversee the cash management of the organization by analyzing bank accounts daily and preparing, updating, reviewing, and distributing cash management relate work papers.
Constantly analyze account department processes and procedures to ensure the method is the most effective and efficient way of delivering timely and accurate financial results.
Assist in annual audit by preparing audit ready account reconciliations and working directly with auditors as needed.
Prepare and distribute financials, rent rolls, etc. to upper management as they relate to the commercial real estate operations.
Manage fixed assets & intangibles, including additions, disposals and booking monthly depreciation and amortization.
Understand the intricacies of a multi-module ERP system and how sub-ledgers and modules are properly reconciled to each other.
Lead or assist in the analysis of various expense, income, asset, and liability accounts as they relate to vendors, vendor payments, employee benefits, and employee payments.
Your Supervisory Responsibilities
You will directly supervise one of the Accounting department’s staff. You will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws and in the hiring, training, and performance reviews. Overall responsibilities will include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Qualifications for Your Position
To perform this position successfully, you must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skill, and/or ability you are required to possess.
Education and/or Experience –Bachelor's degree in accounting from a four-year college or university and a minimum of two years of experience. CPA designation preferred.
Language Skills –Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex financial journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Mathematical Skills –Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as wages and salaries, proportions, and percentages. Ability to manage large volumes of complex data.
Reasoning Ability –Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills –To perform this position successfully, you should have knowledge of Dynamics GP, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook.
Additional Salary Information: Relocation assistance available as well as a modified work from home schedule
About Heritage Broadcasting Company of Michigan
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