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Assistant Controllers report to the controller and assist with accounting procedures within the company. Example resumes of Assistant Controllers incorporate such skills as preparing straight-line schedules pursuant to lease agreements, and reporting real estate activity to property managers and senior management. In order to be considered for a position as an Assistant Controller, a Bachelor's degree in the field of accounting is a requirement on applicants' resumes. A CPA designation is also common amongst candidates.

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Assistant Controller

Coordinated accounting data from multiple locations, supervised daily work flow including AP, AR and cash receipts. Authorized exception items and created GL entries.

  • Posted all cash receipts, fully responsible for AR collections resulting in a 30% decrease of delinquent accounts, evaluated new and existing customers for credit worthiness and limits.
  • Reconciled credit card accounts, analyzed GL accounts and prepared month-end closing entries, filed multi state sales tax reports, and produced multi departmental sales analysis and business metric reports.
  • Month-end, year-end close, analysis and reconcilement of balance sheet accounts. Analysis of cost centers compared to budget.
  • Implemented procedures to streamline work flow between departments, and worked closely with Department Managers to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
  • Negotiated vendor contracts, managed all insurance policies, licenses and permits for the business.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Proposals And Engineering
2

Assistant Controller

Oversaw day-to-day and month-end accounting department operations. Completed, analyzed and/or approved all account reconciliations for four separate entities. Managed 3 direct reports.

  • Created report of all deals and applicable supporting documentation for fiscal year-end audit, thereby reducing audit time by 5%.
  • Educated employees of more cost effective travel procedures, which garnered $50,000 in savings.
  • Reduced month-end close from four days to two days.
  • Interfaced directly with Orange County property tax auditor as company lead during audit with no additional tax findings or penalties.
  • Partnered with payroll department to identify new FSA vendor, resulting in savings of $7,000 per year plus reduction in payroll processing time and account reconciliations.
  • Worked with IT consultants and corporate managers to convert from Great Plains to Oracle-PeopleSoft software, by reconciling current and historical general ledger accounts and fixed asset modules.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Accounting And Finance
3

Assistant Controller

Managed business financial analysis, gross profit analysis, reporting of sales, inventory, Work-in-Progress, and reconciling most balance sheet accounts in rapidly growing business (300% over 6 years).

  • Served as project manager for new service introduction valued at $5MM.
  • Completed project on time and achieved 15% sales increases with 20% EBITDA.
  • Introduced metrics tracking to focus energies toward goals - adopted by family owners who previously did not use metrics.
  • Supported decentralized decision making by developing daily metrics to drive improvements at lowest level of management.
  • Controlled gross margin by using unit profitability reporting to drive accountability to lowest level of management.
  • Improved labor productivity by implementing standard labor hours and tracking efficiency percentages for 2,000 open jobs.
  • Held Supply Chain Manager accountable to control inventory increases by verifying purchases with Sales Vice President.
  • Monitored changes in strategic direction on inventory investment and developed metric with Supply Chain to turn inventories.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MBA
Marketing
4

Assistant Controller

Ensured accuracy of financial statements and identified opportunities for increased profitability for two $20 million revenue-generating hotels.

  • Analyzed month-end financial statements and performed adjusting and correcting entries
  • Provided analytical support and decision-making tools to hotel leadership team and department heads to help achieve desired business results.
  • Reconciled balance sheet accounts and ensured account balances were supported with appropriate documentation.
  • Maintained strong internal control environment to safe guard assets, improve profitability, and manage business risks.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
MA
Master of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
5

Director of Finance, Assistant Controller

Managed the finance department including general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, treasury & payroll functions

  • Reorganized and streamlined duties and processes in the department, providing improved internal and external reporting while reducing headcount by almost 20%
  • Produced the global consolidation of financial statements
  • Implemented the upgrade of Microsoft Dynamics GP 10 from a much older version as well as a new report writer which enabled more efficient processing
  • Involved in the budgeting process from development to monitoring and analysis
  • Maintained compliance with lender requirements for a $510 million loan from Bank of America Merrill
  • Achieved year-end audited financial statements with no material weaknesses or deficiencies year over year from the external audit firm of Deloitte
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MA
Finance, Management, And International Business
6

Assistant Controller

Directed and supervised various functions mentioned below (under additional Information) for a Property Management, Asset Management and Real Estate Investment Company - as Owners and as a Management.

  • Prepared various reliable and accurate management reports. Analyzed financially and operationally for good decisions making - Owners and Mgt.
  • Helped and took over extra duties/responsibilities during terminations and whenever help is needed in various departments: AP, AR, GL, Payroll, Collections, etc.
  • Monitored cash flows for various projects and made improvements.
  • Audited and found over 250K revenue checks misplaced over a period of past five years. Saved over 300K in worker compensation premiums costs.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Accounting
Certified Public Accountant - Cpa (t)
7

Assistant Controller

Liaison between Southern and supplier partners providing dispute resolution for receivables and ad hoc financial reports.

  • Maintained or exceeded Corporate objectives for aged receivables. In 2013 partnered with sales executives to collect $9M in past due receivables from one key supplier.
  • Worked in collaboration with Corporate IT to convert accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and union and non union employee benefits from legacy system to SAP.
  • Performed as interim acting controller for Hawaii start up. Instituted policies and procedures and oversaw all accounting functions until permanent staff was hired.
  • Trained accounting and sales staff on new billing and distribution system.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
English
8

Assistant Controller

Responsible for corporate financial reporting, including consolidation with Foreign Subsidiaries for this manufacturing facility.

  • Managed a staff of eight, including Payroll, Accounts Payable, Billing, Accounts Receivable, Cost, and General Accounting activities.
  • Maintained asset based lending on collateral loan with the bank on a revolving line of credit.
  • Prepared and filed payroll, sales, and corporate taxes.
  • Developed annual operating budgets.
  • Coordinated internal and external financial auditing.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
9

Assistant Controller

Created and implemented procedures to assure billing rate and invoice submission increased to 100%

  • Identified critical holes and lapses in accounting department and participated in planning to restructure accounting department and implement new process flows
  • Prepared reports and forecast for the Firms' business activities and financial position
  • Created analysis for business operations by state, line and unit
  • Performed monthly closing process, including balancing of books, account reviews, intercompany transactions and drafting financial statements
  • Oversaw financial reporting, financial systems maintenance, internal controls, regulatory compliance and tax reporting
  • Collaborated with others to ensure sufficient execution of accounting transactions
  • Performed ad-hoc reporting as needed for members of senior management
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration Concentrations
10

Assistant Controller

Achieved reduction in initial Medicaid billing denial rate of 15 percent, and an additional 10 percent through resubmissions

  • Maintained receivables through invoicing, collections, and reconciliations
  • Oversaw Foster Care program billing and processing of foster parents' payroll
  • Engaged in budget analysis, producing periodic reports to compare budgeted to actual costs
  • Prepared and posted standard, adjusting, transfer, allocation, correcting, month-end, year-end, and payroll journal entries to the general ledger
  • Managed general office operations including payroll entry, monitoring of deposits and expenditures, and reconciliations
  • Reconciled operating account on a monthly basis
  • Trained staff in the usage of organization's accounting software
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Accounting

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