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Assistant Controller 8/20/2016

Confidential Company Dallas, TX

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28906974
AJE Ref #
575946043
Location
Dallas, TX
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Assistant Controller will manage a team of seven to ten employees after the integration of the planned merger. Primary responsibilities will include oversight of the SEC financial reporting requirements, maintaining and implementing internal control processes for SOX and assisting with the integration of newly acquired businesses. The abilities to work collaboratively in a fast paced, rapidly-growing public company and to supervise accounting team members are critical.

* Oversee the consolidation process including wholly-owned subsidiaries and VIE entities
* Oversee SEC Reporting Process with assistance from SEC Reporting Manager
* Review and/or prepare technical memos related to emerging accounting issues
* Review monthly variances
* Conduct technical financial research; Attend quarterly audit committee meetings
* Review quarterly/annual schedules for auditors
* Undertake special projects as directed by Vice President Controller or CFO
* Enforce internal control accounting policies and procedures
* Develop and streamline control processes related to automated systems
* Assist with integration of acquired businesses; Assist with annual SOX assessment
* Assist/lead a collaborative approach in executing the month end close
* Negotiate contracts with financial vendors
* Handle overflow items delegated by Vice President Controller
* Acquire detailed understanding of recently implemented ERP system AX, and lead/manage the development of internal reporting requirements in MR
* Assist with implementation of automated PO system
* Enforce change management protocols related to report development
* Perform certain other functions as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

* Team player with a "change agent" attitude
* Accounting degree and CPA license required

* Five years public accounting experience preferred or four years in a public company setting
* Minimum of eight to ten years of accounting experience with oversight responsibility and working knowledge of SEC reporting requirements
* Knowledge/experience with automated financial reporting systems required (e.g., Solomon, Great Plains, Microsoft AX Dynamics, Management Reporter, ADP, Exponent, other large ERP systems, OSI or Wide Orbit Traffic a plus, advanced Excel)
* Excellent oral and written communication skills; Must be organized with a great eye for detail
* Must be reliable and capable of carrying out tasks autonomously and collaboratively