Interim Assistant Controller

Austin, Texas 78757 | Contract

Post Date: 01/14/2018 Job ID: 1645 Industry: Accounting, Finance
The Role:  Interim Assistant Controller
Location: Austin, TX

We are currently searching for an Interim Assistant Controller for a software company in Austin.  The Interim Assistant Controller will be an integral part of the accounting team with the responsibility for overseeing the accounting function, including month-end and year-end close as well as the external audit, during a time of transition.  A successful Interim Assistant Controller will have the ability to jump in quickly and be comfortable recording daily transactions as well as strategically working with management.

  • Oversee and assist with performing the month-end and year-end close process,  preparing financial statements,  and completing  variance  analysis for the company.
  • Ensure GAAP, legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions, including working with service providers and other departments.
  • Proven experience working with all levels from accounting staff to the executive team.
  • Prepare monthly, yearly and audit reports required.
  • Perform account reconciliations.
  • Create and prepare operational reports based on management’ s needs.
  • Develop, document and implement policies and procedures.
  • A proven consultant that can quickly assess the situation and plan a strategy to achieve results under a tight deadline.

  • Bachelor’ s degree in accounting or finance.
  • 7+ years of experience with at least 2+years as a consultant.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)preferred.
  • Extensive understanding of GAAP, and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Self-motivated, mature, patient and versatile.
  • Ability to work in the day-to-day financial details, as well as analyze the business from a high-level.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence change and the ability to tailor communications to specific audiences.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with above average Excel skills.
  • Demonstrated project management, multitasking and problem-solving skills.
  • NetSuite and/or Salesforce experience a plus.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume, including salary history to our recruiting team at Qualified applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible.

Please note: Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future.

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