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  Assistant Corporate Controller
  Company Type: Construction
  Location: South Florida
  Compensation: Excellent Compensation - Full Benefits
  Languages: Fluent English
  Job Code: mk/1497
  Date Posted: Pending
    Reporting to the Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller of this $1B public company, the Assistant Controller will have responsibility for coordinating financial accounting activities that ensure the integrity of the company's general ledger and consolidation, and will assist in the proper financial management of the business. The Assistant Controller will have responsibility for ensuring that the company remains current and compliant with U.S. GAAP, SEC, and Sarbanes-Oxley developments. In addition, this key role will be a true business partner to the SVP-Controller and EVP - CFO, and will work with operating business units to help optimize strategic and tactical decision-making.
  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the general ledger, including the consolidation of multiple business units.
  • Manage the monthly financial close process, which includes managing system interfaces to the general ledger. This includes managing team members responsible for the General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable, Consolidation, and Lease Accounting.
  • Research and implement complex SEC accounting and financial reporting issues.
  • Ensure proper financial controls are maintained throughout the company and its business units, including partnering with Internal Audit to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Serve as a liason between the Corporate Finance department and the operating business units, providing accounting and financial guidance where needed.
  • Manage the accounting activities for significant estimates, such as Workers Compensation insurance, working with actuaries, benefits, etc.
  • Leverage technology and effectively use information systems and tools to generate financial reports and provide senior executives with analytical support to drive decision making.
  • Will represent the Controller's organization in a cross-functional team implementing an Oracle ERP optimization project.
  • Serve as a business partner to the Controller and the CFO; involvement with management reporting and analytics.
  • Coordinate requirements with the company's external auditors.Special projects and financial analysis/modeling as required.
  • Managing and developing more junior team members.
  • Bachelor's degree & CPA required; MBA or CFA desired but not required.
  • Minimum 5 Years Big Four Experience required.
  • Expertise with US GAAP, SEC, and Sarbanes-Oxley required.
  • Track record of implementing new accounting pronouncements.
  • Minimum 8 years overall experience required; prefer a mix of public accounting and private company experience.
  • Strong analytic/quantitative skills required.
  • Strong MRP system "best practice" skills. Process transformation experience desired. Proficient with Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills required.
  • Leadership skills/potential for advancement.
  • Experience with a major accounting/ERP system.
  • Experience with implementing a new system or upgrading an existing system is desired.
  • Should be quick learner and self starter who has the ability to work both independently and within a team environment and is accustomed to working with deadlines.
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, nimble, entrepreneurial, empowered environment, yet one that is committed to best practice and to upholding the expectations of an SEC registrant.
  • To succeed, this person must be adaptable & flexible.

  Cover Letter: Please include cover letter with salary requirements when responding.

  Work Authorization: Must have legal residency.
  For consideration include resume as a Microsoft Word attachment or as text and submit to Margaret Kurtzman and reference the job title and reference number.
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