Assistant Controller


Bethel, CT

11 - 15 years

Posted 214 days ago

  by    Edward Bradstreet

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VISION: Leading $500M+ consumer products provider with excellent EBDITA is seeking a promotable accounting leader with proven management experience. This family friendly collaborative culture is dynamic, creative and energized. Known for high quality products fostering great brand recognition!! Very loyal long term employees and customer base make this a very desirable culture!! Business is expanding due to new product introductions, organic growth, expanding sales/marketing channels and acquisitions strategies. Interface with WW accounting leaders. Top performers possess executive presence, solid communication and interpersonal skills.


OPPORTUNITY: Report to Corporate Controller and lead a team of 4 direct reports and 20+ professionals while partnering with the CFO, corporate accounting, tax, IT, field offices, and Global SBUs. Seeking a strong leader with a demonstrated history of developing talent and management of teams and tasks. Strong interpersonal, organizational influencing and communications skills with strong decision making capability. Liaise with parent corporate team in support of all reporting and ad hoc requests, including internal and external financialreporting, tax, treasury, and risk management. Lead the subsidiary corporate accounting, financialreporting, financial systems and internal controls teams with responsibility for:


?        Financial Reporting & General Accounting - Internal and external reporting of global consolidated financial statements and adherence to accounting policies including revenue recognition requirements under ASC606. Prepare work papers and footnotes for SEC filings and taxreporting package required by corporate tax. All General ledger accounting, account reconciliations and related controls for North and South America, Europe and Asia. Evaluate all internal controls, SOX and financial policies for all business segments.

?        SOX & Internal Controls? Liaise with IA team and ensure compliance under Sarbanes Oxley 404, 606 annual Service Organization Report on Internal Controls. Responsible for maintaining and updating all global finance and accounting policies. Serve as the go-to for annual audits.

?        Treasury ? Maintain global banking relationships, inclusive of reporting and compliance under asset-backed securitization facilities as well as cash flowforecasting for the business.

?        Financial Systems Support - Financial systems support and projects globally supporting Oracle platform, Cognos, Microsoft Access and automation platforms.

?        International Tax, Audit and Payroll? Liaise with external advisors in Europe and Asia to prepare statutory report filings, income tax returns, VAT returns and monthly payrolls. Support government VAT and income taxaudits.

?        Continuous improvement initiatives: Utilize technology to develop new processes which streamline, shorten and enhance data and reports for CFO; participate in quarterly and annual financial reviews of results by product, region and operating location, support accounting operations projects; implement Blackline; partner with IT to implement to establish best practice systems and compliance procedures.


REQUIREMENTS. CPA, BS Accounting/Finance with 12+ years?experience with 5+ years of supervisory experience. Combination of public accounting and a global consolidated reporting gained in industry. Solid GAAPreporting and experience with SEC a plus. Experience managing banking relationships, cash flowforecasting, and experience with asset-backed securitizations a plus. Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, ERP skills (SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards, or PeopleSoft). Excellent written and verbal communications skills.


REWARD: $150,000 to $190,000 plus 25% bonus and equity. Attractive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401k, and tuition reimbursement. Many perks! 

$150K - $190K
$150K - $190K base, plus 25% bonus and equity. bonus