Accounting and Finance

Interim Assistant Controller

Contract

HireBetter

Interim Assistant Controller Dallas Texas

The Role: Interim Senior Accountant/ Assistant Controller
Location: Dallas, TX

The Company

HireBetter’s client is a manufacturing company, specializes in custom mixes, bases, and concentrates.  They were founded with the basic principle of consistently supplying quality products to the baking industry.

The Role

One of HireBetter’s clients requires an Interim Senior Accountant/ Assistant Controller who can work onsite, with experience in food companies, with a good knowledge of costing methodologies, Accounting projects, and month-end close processes. This is for a 9–12-month assignment, onsite at a food manufacturer located in Northwest Dallas, TX (near Love Field).  This is a dynamic interim role to back-fill and support an ERP implementation team, with conversion to permanent potential. Pay rate = $50-90/ per hour as a W2 employee of HireBetter, depending on experience level and ability to work onsite.  

We are seeking a highly qualified Senior Accountant for a back-fill position during an ERP implementation project. The ideal candidate brings 5-10 years of experience in Accounting, with a background in a business or Big 4 public accounting/audit firm. Proficiency in major ERP systems is a must, and a CPA certification is preferred (but not required). This role involves operational accounting responsibilities, requiring strong communication skills, initiative, and the ability to meet deadlines independently. Proficiency in MS Office Suite, analytical thinking, and adaptability to change are essential. If you have a keen eye for detail, excellent organizational skills, and a desire to excel in a dynamic environment, we invite you to apply.  Manufacturing industry experience preferred.  Food manufacturing experience is a plus. 

Responsibilities

  • Operational Accounting Expertise: Take a lead role in operational accounting, providing crucial input on business recognition decisions, cost recognition, and overseeing the monthly financial close process.
  • Effective Communication: Demonstrate excellent communication skills, with a particular emphasis on written communication and relationship building to ensure seamless collaboration across teams.
  • Deadline Management and Initiative: Exhibit a proactive approach to work, consistently meeting deadlines, and accomplishing tasks independently with minimal supervision.
  • Organizational Agility: Showcase exceptional organizational skills, adaptability to change, and a natural instinct for cooperative communication, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite: Utilize strong proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, to efficiently carry out tasks and contribute to the overall effectiveness of the team.
  • End-to-End Process Orientation: Demonstrate an excellent end-to-end process orientation, coupled with robust analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. Address issues effectively and take ownership of outcomes.
  • International Exposure: While not mandatory, a preference for candidates with manufacturing or food manufacturing experience.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and/ or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5-10 years of experience in accounting at a business and/ or Big 4 type public accounting/audit firm supporting similar sized companies.
  • Experience using some major ERP systems (MS Business Central, NetSuite, Oracle, SAP, Macola, Sage, etc..)
  • Excellent working proficiency with MS Excel
  • CPA (active or inactive) is preferred.

 

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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