Assistant Controller

Location: Irvine, CA
Date Posted: 11-08-2017
Assistant Corporate Controller

Responsible for ensuring all financial documentation complies with Company's regulations, bank compliance requirements, SEC, and GAAP professional standards.
  • Assists Corporate Controller with the management of the month end close cycle to ensure the fastest and most accurate financial data. Identify and implement opportunities for improvement to existing processes.
  • Understand and implement new accounting pronouncements and regulatory updates. Alert management to all current GAAP and SEC trends in reporting and compliance that apply to the Company.
  • Assisting in the preparation bank compliance documents, Board of Directors and Audit Committee materials, and coordinating with all departments including but not limited to Finance, Legal, HR, and Cash Management.
  • Liaison between external and internal auditors.
  • Assists with various accounting functions in problem resolution as needed or special projects assigned by Controller or CFO.
  • Although this position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities, they will have indirect reports to delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to these associates.
Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent applicable experience.
  • 2-4 years of experience in SEC technical reporting and interpretation (familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley is important)
  • 7-10 years of accounting experience in a public company corporate or division accounting department
  • 3-5 years of public accounting experience preferred
  • Must have assisted with implementation of SOX compliance policy and procedures and/or involved with the actual reporting required under SOX and/or the SEC
  • CPA required; background in external auditing from a "Big-4" Accounting firm a plus Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Good interpersonal, written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers 
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