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Assistant Controller

Job Description

The Assistance Controller responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the Company's global monthly consolidated results. This will require working closely with foreign accounting teams, as well as other groups within the Company (including Tax, Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, & IT). This individual will need to be a very strong leader with a proven record of delivering results in a dynamic, fast paced business environment. The Assistant Controller also develops and supervises a team of accountants and maintains a detailed knowledge of GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley requirements. This person will also lead various initiatives to improve processes and assist with the coordination of the annual audit and preparation of financial statements.


  • Own and manage monthly close process to ensure an accurate and timely close each month, including the review of the consolidation to ensure intercompany accounts are eliminated and all subsidiaries were accurately translated to the reporting currency

  • Perform a reliable and quality review of all work prepared by a staff or supervisor, including approval of journal entries and account reconciliations

  • Ability to research and conclude on the impact of changes in GAAP requirements on the company's financial results

  • Ability to critically evaluate processes and procedures to identify areas of risk and/or process improvement and take action to address

  • Effectively manage staff, including providing constructive feedback in the review process

  • Develop general accounting policies and procedures and ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley

  • Work with technology partners to implement and enhance monthly financial reporting

  • Coordinate and respond to internal and external audit requests

  • Preparation of annual financial statements, including footnotes

  • Assist with various ad-hoc projects as requested




  • Undergraduate degree in accounting and CPA preferred

  • 7 plus years of experience in accounting & reporting Experience in consolidation and financial statement preparation required

  • Experience managing a team

  • Experience with revenue recognition including ASC 606 preferred

  • International statutory reporting experience preferred

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type Full-Time Employee
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Accounting
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Company Overview

CareerBuilder

CareerBuilder is a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company that helps millions of people find jobs and hundreds of thousands of employers to find, hire and manage the great talent they need. It’s what we've done for over 20 years and we do it better than anyone else. By combining advertising, software and services, we're able to lead the industry in recruiting solutions, employment screening and human capital management. Learn More

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US-IL-Chicago
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Company:
US-IL-Chicago
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Full-Time Employee
Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Accounting
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Job Description

The Assistance Controller responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the Company's global monthly consolidated results. This will require working closely with foreign accounting teams, as well as other groups within the Company (including Tax, Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, & IT). This individual will need to be a very strong leader with a proven record of delivering results in a dynamic, fast paced business environment. The Assistant Controller also develops and supervises a team of accountants and maintains a detailed knowledge of GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley requirements. This person will also lead various initiatives to improve processes and assist with the coordination of the annual audit and preparation of financial statements.


  • Own and manage monthly close process to ensure an accurate and timely close each month, including the review of the consolidation to ensure intercompany accounts are eliminated and all subsidiaries were accurately translated to the reporting currency

  • Perform a reliable and quality review of all work prepared by a staff or supervisor, including approval of journal entries and account reconciliations

  • Ability to research and conclude on the impact of changes in GAAP requirements on the company's financial results

  • Ability to critically evaluate processes and procedures to identify areas of risk and/or process improvement and take action to address

  • Effectively manage staff, including providing constructive feedback in the review process

  • Develop general accounting policies and procedures and ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley

  • Work with technology partners to implement and enhance monthly financial reporting

  • Coordinate and respond to internal and external audit requests

  • Preparation of annual financial statements, including footnotes

  • Assist with various ad-hoc projects as requested




  • Undergraduate degree in accounting and CPA preferred

  • 7 plus years of experience in accounting & reporting Experience in consolidation and financial statement preparation required

  • Experience managing a team

  • Experience with revenue recognition including ASC 606 preferred

  • International statutory reporting experience preferred

Job Requirements

 
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