Top Assistant Controller Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Assistant Controller. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Assistant Controller resumes they appeared on. For example, 17.5% of Assistant Controller resumes contained Income Tax Returns as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Assistant Controller actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Assistant Controller resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Income Tax Returns

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Here's how Income Tax Returns is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Prepared consolidated federal corporate income tax return and Canadian federal & provincial income tax returns.
  • Review corporate income tax returns & financial statements prepared by auditors for accuracy.
  • Prepare corporation income tax returns and special governmental census report.
  • Coordinated preparation of income tax returns.
  • Assist in year-end financial audits and reviews to produce corporate income tax returns and Texas state franchise and margins tax returns.
  • Prepared schedules and other documentation for tax department to assist in preparation of local, state and federal income tax returns.
  • Prepared monthly, quarterly and year end financial statements and also assisted with the preparation of corporate income tax returns.
  • Prepared all state Income Tax returns (21 states) resulting in savings of $80,000 of professional fees.
  • Prepared book-to-tax reconciliation, filed federal and multiple states income tax returns, and sales and use tax returns.
  • Partner with in-house Counsel to ensure filing deadlines are met for income tax returns, business licenses and permits.
  • Directed the company's internal and external financial reporting functions, including year-end audits and income tax returns.
  • Managed and coordinated the annual filing of the consolidated life tax return and related state income tax returns.
  • Adjusted and corrected prior financial statements and 1120-S corporate income tax returns in accordance with GAAP.
  • Prepared and summarized financial information for the outside accountants for the preparation of income tax returns.
  • File annual Corporate Income Tax Returns and direct year-end audit issues and ensure FAS 133 compliance.
  • Prepared non-profit income tax returns and prepared other governmental reports in compliance with strict standards.
  • Prepared and filed Federal & State Income Tax returns, as well as 941 Filing.
  • Inspected Federal and State Income Tax Returns for accuracy, adjusting necessary entries to G/L.
  • Prepared research to complete related partnership and trust federal income tax returns.
  • Prepared the company's quarterly and annual income tax returns.

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2. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Performed extensive analysis and daily accounting of all general ledger accounts, including preparation and review of financial statements.
  • General Accounting/Revenue Supervisor* Tasked with reviewing all general ledger accounts and correcting for carry forward balances in new system.
  • Reconciled balance sheet and general ledger accounts for all hotel assets and liabilities in a decentralized accounting environment.
  • Performed monthly reconciliation and analysis of all general ledger accounts and American Express procurement card expenses.
  • Review monthly general ledger accounts reconciliations, including reconciliation of subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger.
  • Created and implemented real-time report to analyze General Ledger accounts, resulting in increased account integrity.
  • Managed general ledger accounts for merchandise and expense activities for retail, administrative and distribution locations.
  • Created spreadsheets to reconcile balance sheet and other pertinent general ledger accounts and established reconciliation procedures.
  • Reconciled discrepancies between accounts receivable, general ledger accounts and accounts receivable trial balance accounts.
  • Reconciled entire financial statement's general ledger accounts to meet internal and external audit standards.
  • Reconciled general ledger accounts and assisted the controller with preparing financial statements and internal/external audit.
  • Maintained monthly financial schedules and reconciled high volume general ledger accounts for nine separate entities.
  • Reviewed quarterly fixed Asset schedule, Bank reconciliation and other general ledger accounts reconciliation.
  • Perform Month-End and Year-End Closing and Financial Statement Preparation and General Ledger Accounts Reconciliation.
  • Analyzed and reconciled general ledger accounts monthly including research and resolution of discrepancies.
  • Perform account analysis and reconciliation, including bank statements and general ledger accounts.
  • Performed monthly reconciliation of various general ledger accounts and analyzed monthly financial statements.
  • Maintained and reconciled general ledger accounts with special emphasis on machinery inventories.
  • Reconciled general ledger accounts for inter-company and posted all necessary journal entries.
  • Analyzed General Ledger accounts for accuracy and prepared correcting entries as needed.

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3. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Collaborated extensively with internal/external auditors.
  • Supervised annual physical inventory and reconciliation and ensured proper inventory procedures were followed and external auditors had access to verify records.
  • Sustained an effective and respectful relationship with senior/departmental management, tenants, Internal/External Auditors and the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
  • Supervised/maintained relationship with external auditors (EY); inclusive of audit requests, confirmations, and explanations/resolutions.
  • Assisted external auditors with year-end audit and estimating department with material take-offs for Illinois Department of Transportation bids.
  • Served as a primary point of contact to external auditors during quarterly and annual reviews/audits of financial information.
  • Interfaced with Industrial Engineering in development of cost measurement techniques and external auditors for annual financial reports.
  • Assisted in the annual divisional audit with internal and external auditors including projects related to profit participation.
  • Prepared, organized and forwarded information to tax accountants and coordinated the audit process with external auditors.
  • Attend to internal auditors, regulatory auditors and external auditors answering questions and providing requested financial information.
  • Coordinated quarterly and year-end audits with external auditors and foreign subsidiaries' statutory financial statements.
  • Improved relations and efficiency with external auditors and eliminated significant cost overruns year over year.
  • Participate and work with internal and external auditors for Sarbanes-Oxley audits and other audit engagements.
  • Coordinated pooling merger of two separate consolidations with external auditors resulting in unqualified opinions.
  • Support internal and external auditors in completing audit reviews, including regulatory auditors.
  • Managed month-end and year-end financial statement preparation and liaison with the external auditors.
  • Reconciled stock via physical inventory and worked with external auditors to ensure compliance.
  • Coordinate the delivery of accurate schedules and analysis to internal and external auditors.
  • Enhanced relationships with external auditors by setting more realistic expectations and improving communication.
  • Conducted in-house internal audit and coordinated annual hospital audit with external auditors.

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4. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Prepared account analysis of key schedules for quarterly and annual reports including footnotes and narratives to complete the Consolidated Financial Statements.
  • Maintained Work in Progress schedule to facilitate revenue recognition and supervised the development and communication of all financial statements and reports.
  • Aided lawyers and auditors when company filed for bankruptcy by liquidating all fund positions, preparing financial statements and verifying documents.
  • Oversee all calendar/fiscal reporting activities for the organization including: financial statements, development and monitoring of organizational budgets and forecasts.
  • Performed due diligence and analysis for potential acquisitions; audited target companies' financial statements and developed valuations of assets.
  • Created journal entries throughout month for three companies and produced consolidated financial statements provided to management and parent company.
  • Generate monthly financial statements, prepare consolidated statement, and ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • General accounting functions for three wholesale construction and electrical companies including accounts receivable, accounts payable and financial statements.
  • Created monthly executive report comprised of detailed financial statements and key financial indicators by individual campus and program.
  • Analyzed and reviewed financial reporting and prepared the audited financial statements and footnote disclosures to the financial statements.
  • Supervised the preparation of the partnership's monthly financial statements; reviewed and analyzed monthly operating results.
  • Prepared and presented financial statements, sub-schedules, and executive summary to senior management and corporate officers.
  • Manage general ledger close process, including preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements and trend analysis.
  • Coordinated month end close and responsible for the preparation of consolidated financial statements and statistical reporting.
  • Supported Controller/CFO in development of consolidated financial statements (used to report to company owners).
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements and reports in compliance with official guidelines and requirements.
  • Prepared monthly corporate level balance sheet and income statement for consolidation of Company financial statements.
  • Managed the monthly financial close including variance analysis and preparation of all financial statements.
  • Directed financial management functions including preparation of monthly/quarterly financial statements, and yearly budgets.
  • Prepared financial statements, audit package, monthly review packages/accounts analysis and bank reconciliation.

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5. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Reviewed journal entries including consolidation & eliminations, accruals, invoicing & general ledger reconciliations for eight entities.
  • Reviewed monthly, month end general ledger inter-company and adjusting journal entries in preparation for financial statements.
  • General Ledger: Performed periodic closings, reviewed and approved general journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Review operating statements and general ledger activity with department leaders, and make/review necessary journal entries.
  • Performed daily accounting processes including journal entries, account reconciliations, and general ledger transactions.
  • Processed month-end subsidiary reports; prepared monthly journal entries for financial reporting.
  • Implemented several technological advances including automation of journal entries and budget uploading.
  • Posted journal entries and distributed internal monthly management financial reports and memos.
  • Managed inventory of assets and makes necessary journal entries for account reconciliation.
  • General Ledger maintenance including preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of accounts.
  • Reviewed monthly inventory reports, Journal entries and financial reporting statements.
  • Generated and maintained month-end journal entries to ensure accurate accounting data.
  • Prepared and posted journal entries and maintained general ledger ensuring accuracy.
  • Standardized and compiled monthly journal entries and coordinated monthly closings.
  • General Ledger-WIP schedule preparation and processed all correlating journal entries.
  • Completed various journal entries and account reconciliations as necessary.
  • Prepare and/or reviews journal entries and supporting documentation.
  • Reviewed general ledger reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Prepare memorized journal entries for yearly depreciation.
  • Prepared general journal entries and account reconciliations.

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6. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Created technical accounting position papers including: stock compensation, executive compensation treatment during business combinations and off-balance sheet cash arrangements.
  • Participated in month-end closing activities including monthly journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations resulting in on-time and accurate financial reports.
  • Accomplished key leadership initiative by revamping balance sheet reconciliations, which resulted in a significant adjustment to earnings.
  • Maintained general ledger and analyzed, reconciled and resolved complex balance sheet account reconciliation issues.
  • Reconciled balance sheets accounts and ensured accounts balance were supported with the appropriate documentation.
  • Ensured balance sheet reconciliations were completed timely and free from material reconciling items.
  • Review balance sheet accounts to ensure items are properly capitalized and depreciated.
  • Directed monthly financial statement preparation and balance sheet analysis for 45 entities.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations, investigate and reconcile balance sheet discrepancies.
  • Prepared financial statements and account reconciliation for all balance sheet accounts.
  • Maintained monthly balance sheet reconciliation which was submitted to corporate finance.
  • Restructured balance sheet account reconciliations to provide better detail and analysis.
  • Administered month-end process, journal entry preparation and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Performed balance sheet and income statement analysis with accompanying support schedules.
  • Reconciled and explained monthly balance sheet accounts for corporate reporting.
  • Reconciled and analyzed balance sheet and income statement activity.
  • Developed balance sheet account reconciliation process and monthly tracker.
  • Reviewed and approved reconciliations and supporting balance sheet schedules.
  • Complete monthly reconciliation of inventory and balance sheet accounts.
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts including bank reconciliations.

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7. Accounts Receivables

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Here's how Accounts Receivables is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Reviewed information pertinent to accounts receivables and collections from clients and reported such information to chief financial officer.
  • Handle Accounts Receivables: prepare customer invoices; collect/post/deposit cash receipts; research/reconcile customer invoicing inquiries.
  • Supervised fully computerized accounting department of twenty people including payroll, accounts payable & accounts receivables.
  • Streamlined internal process for accounts receivables in partnership with store operations and upper management.
  • Worked extensively in accounts receivables, developing current cost and inventory systems.
  • Improved collections processes, substantially reducing outstanding accounts receivables.
  • Conducted bank reconciliations and finalized accounts receivables reports.
  • Prepare monthly invoices and track international accounts receivables.
  • Managed and reviewed accounts receivables including collections.
  • Maintained accounts receivables for annual conference.
  • Audited balance sheet accounts resulting in adjustment entries to: fixed assets, accounts receivables, and long term notes payable.
  • Developed and implemented a plan to move the Accounts Receivables within a 3 month period, with 100 % success.
  • Increased integrity of financial statements by coaching Sales team on appropriate timing of revenue recognition, accounts receivables and collection.
  • Work closely with controller in preparation of budgets, forecasts, bank reconciliation, accounts payable and accounts receivables.
  • Assisted and managed accounts receivables including new customer applications, credit references, credit line determination, and collections.
  • Directed 12-member team responsible for retail and wholesale accounts receivables for 900 bookstores, including two direct reports.
  • Assisted in accounts receivables reconciliation, aged receivables reporting, depreciation schedules, and prepaid taxes management.
  • Audited the hotel banks, accounts receivables, general cashier, ran daily reports for the controller.
  • Supervised team of four professionals who manages Payroll, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, and Cashier.
  • Analyzed and reconciled General Ledger, Profit and Loss statements, Billings statements, and Accounts Receivables.

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8. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Prepared cash-flow analysis and projection, percent complete calculation and reports, project closing analysis reports, budget-to-actual and variance analysis.
  • Manage standard cost development, inventory analysis and control, manufacturing variance analysis and reporting, and other cost management activities.
  • Generate semi-annual P&L statement and variance analysis including detailed future recommendations to exceed contribution targets for Executive team evaluation.
  • Used monthly financial reports to better understand company financial position through variance analysis, trend analysis, and other reporting analysis.
  • Analyze financial performance and perform variance analysis to provide advice to senior management on development opportunities and areas of improvement.
  • Implemented and presented to senior management a monthly financial reporting package which included actual performance to budget and variance analysis.
  • Assist Controller with year-end processing during SAP conversion including physical inventory, variance analysis, collections, and account reconciliation.
  • Coordinated the monthly reporting package including the consolidations of foreign subsidiaries, variance analysis, and account analysis.
  • Provided Senior Management with variance analysis on key account areas such as capital expenditures and adjusted budget accordingly.
  • Prepared monthly reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts, completed variance analysis enhancing managements understanding of any fluctuations.
  • Conducted monthly financial analysis, prepared variance analysis, and reconciled financial discrepancies in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Prepared and reviewed the quarterly external financial statements, internal financial statement package and variance analysis reports.
  • Conducted managerial reporting, including budget variance analysis, cost/benefit analysis, and raw material price trends.
  • Managed the general accounting, financial statement preparation and analysis, actual to budget variance analysis.
  • Assisted project managers with weekly invoice approval, backup documentation and research including variance analysis explanations.
  • Assist with the annual overhead budget process including preparation of senior management presentation and variance analysis.
  • Executed variance analysis, inventory reconciliation, fixed asset accounting, product costing and overall cost control
  • Prepared income statement BBP, forecast, variance analysis and account reconciliations for domestic business units.
  • Managed all accounting including general ledger accounting, variance analysis and balance sheet account reconciliation.
  • Formed and provided variance analysis on budget-to-actual, forecast-to-actual, and actual-to-prior period actual comparisons.

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9. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Developed annual budgets and quarterly forecasts; implemented systems to insure adherence to budgets including sales budgets, recommended corrective action.
  • Prepared and/or direct preparation of business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets and reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Assist Plant Controller and department managers in preparation of annual budget and preparation of comparative monthly operating statements.
  • Complete responsibility for annual budgeting process and analysis of planned budget for entire company and all subsidiaries.
  • Directed and coordinated company's financial and strategic plans inclusive of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts.
  • Prepared annual budgets and forecasts, monthly operating statements and cost analysis reports for senior management.
  • Assist in preparation of annual budget, financial forecasting and quarterly consolidated financial statements.
  • Prepared semi-annual budgets for ten areas based on history and anticipated market conditions.
  • Prepare annual budget and monthly/quarterly internal reporting to drive company strategic initiatives.
  • Maintained responsibility for analyzing budget variances, preparation of annual budget.
  • Prepared annual budget for accounting department and consolidated annual corporate budget.
  • Compiled annual budgets for seven warehouse locations and central administrative section.
  • Coordinated with project/department managers to build annual budgets and monthly re-forecasts.
  • Assisted with development and implementation of first computerized annual budget.
  • Created annual budget files and prepared alternative models for executives.
  • Prepare annual budget for property management accounting income and expenses.
  • Full responsibility for annual budget creation and successful audits.
  • Prepared Annual Budget in coordination with Property/Building Managers.
  • Administered annual budget process, including variance analysis.
  • Coordinated annual budget process and financial forecast.

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10. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Improved process that resulted in reduced overhead while maintaining productivity * Prepared monthly-consolidated financial statement reporting packages in compliance with GAAP.
  • Directed the preparation of month-end internal management reports and preparation of financial statements ensuring compliance with GAAP.
  • Monitored the preparation of GAAP & Statutory financial statements covering multiple legal entities including state compliance reporting.
  • Issued timely and accurate multiple company and consolidated GAAP based financial statements to management and outside parties.
  • Fulfilled professional accounting responsibilities in accordance with US GAAP practices and governmental regulations.
  • Review the divisional balance sheet reconciliations quarterly for adherence to GAAP and corporate policies
  • Prepared monthly consolidating generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) financial statements.
  • Reconciled bank statements and prepared financial statements in accordance with GAAP procedures.
  • Prepare GAAP/SEC financial statements and senior management reporting packages.
  • Perform revenue recognition using applicable GAAP approved methodologies.
  • Initiated GAAP financial statement preparation and reporting.
  • Prepared earnings release and non-GAAP reconciliations.
  • Audited the Financial processes and Statements in Beijing and Shanghai, China ensuring compliance to statutory requirements as well as GAAP.
  • Achieved building a complete set of accurate financial statements with prior period adjustments based on GAAP from incomplete and incorrect data.
  • Created financial package under U.S. GAAP SFAS 52 to report monthly local results for three subsidiaries to corporate headquarters in U.S.
  • Approved all journal entries and GL account reconciliations, managed corporate tax filings, and ensured consistent application of GAAP.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for CEO review and reporting, according to GAAP standards.
  • Managed the monthly general ledger and accounting close process that included all month end adjustments and ensured compliance with GAAP.
  • Prepared Month-end Closings, Monthly/Quarterly/Annual reports to Managers, Statutory & GAAP Financial Reports, Taxes and other regulatory filings.
  • Perform all month end cash flow reconciliation's and prepare all financial statements for CFO according to GAAP guideline's.

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11. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Formulated new/improved accounting procedures/internal controls.
  • Directed implementation of financial application enhancements to strengthen internal controls, eliminate manual processing, and reduce closing cycle time requirements.
  • Established and delivered internal control environment to verify that all internal controls were deemed effective and correcting any identified control problems.
  • Create an internal controls structure through effective process documentation and monitoring to ensure effective existence and operation of required internal controls.
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls, effectively develop and establish procedures and documents to streamline accounting functions.
  • Recruited by Controller to assist in establishing internal controls and reporting of financial statements for small electronics manufacturer.
  • Developed and implemented Finance department expectations, procedures, and internal controls after the privatization of the hospital.
  • Established internal controls with appropriate segregation of duties and provided reconciliations necessary to maintain data integrity and consistency.
  • Managed automation initiatives, directed key process improvements, strengthened internal controls and revised corporate policies and procedures.
  • Maintained continuous improvement in financial processes and internal controls and ensuring full compliance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Evaluated procedures and established internal controls which allowed the company to receive an unqualified external audit report.
  • Administered SOX compliance through daily/quarterly/annual testing of various internal controls and processes in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintained internal controls to safeguard assets assuring adequate segregation of duties in compliance with Company auditing requirements.
  • Maintain and monitor internal controls over financial reporting and provide assurance that corporate policies are adhered to.
  • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls and providing oversight of corporate requirements.
  • Participated in implementing a purchasing card program which more closely monitors cash-flows and strengthens internal controls.
  • Challenged with revamping internal controls and reporting systems; Developed and implemented new policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and update internal controls to ensure financial transaction compliance meets independent and government audit requirements.
  • Streamlined processes and improved quality while overseeing operational accounting and internal controls for corporate treasury.
  • Implemented accounts payable purchase order process and internal controls to accurately manage variances and fluctuations.

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12. Annual Audit

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Here's how Annual Audit is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Prepared and supervised a major portion of annual audit work papers and interfaced closely with external auditors toward completion of audit.
  • Inventory: monitor and review inventory on a weekly basis, oversee quarterly inventory counts and annual audit inventory observations.
  • Coordinated and conducted internal audits to identify areas for improvement including preparing and analyzing various reports for annual audits.
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end consolidated financial statements and footnote disclosures in accordance with annual audit requirements.
  • Maintain correspondence with external corporate auditors as well as primary lending facility for quarterly and annual audits.
  • Coordinated and ensured efficient operation of annual audits, prepared annual tax returns and all regulatory filings.
  • Completed annual budget, coordinated annual audit and represented Finance Department in strategic planning meetings.
  • Managed internal and external audit relationships and produced annual audited financial statements for two subsidiaries.
  • Manage the completion of the annual audit by leveraging administrators, auditors and regulatory consultants.
  • Supervised outside Auditors, dramatically lowered annual audit fee by approximately 50%.
  • Managed the relationship with external auditors and coordinated interim and annual audit process.
  • Managed the relationship with external audit staff successfully completing quarterly and annual audits.
  • Assisted auditors in performing annual audit by providing needed financial information and insight.
  • Manage accountant duties including financial reporting and coordinating annual audit with external auditor.
  • Prepared and reviewed annual audit schedules and related footnote disclosures for external auditors.
  • Managed relationship with external auditors and ensure timely completion of annual audit.
  • Assisted annual audit maintaining documentation requests and a go-to resource for auditors.
  • Assist external auditors by gathering information for quarterly compilations and annual audits.
  • Prepared internal and external financial reports and directed external annual audit.
  • Participated in semi-annual and annual audits with public accounting audit staff.

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13. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Provided decision support, proof of concept and feasibility analysis for special projects and initiatives.
  • Supported Controller and Property Management on special projects and responded to Senior Management requests.
  • Performed special projects such as research and analysis for internal reporting and senior management.
  • Prepared special projects as needed, providing management with information crucial to decision making.
  • Assigned and completed numerous special projects related to cost control and general accounting activities.
  • Performed internal audits and special projects to enhance efficiency and monitory corporate compliance.
  • Assisted leasing and acquisition departments with special projects related to dispositions and refinancing.
  • Assist employees with yearly performance evaluations and encourage participation in special projects.
  • Led special projects for Senior Management including systems enhancements and productivity initiatives.
  • Provided assistance to International Division on special projects and disposition issues.
  • Processed department financial reports and completed special projects as requested.
  • Work on special projects involving actuarial operations and management assignments.
  • Prepared special projects and financial analysis for senior management.
  • Completed special projects as requested by senior management.
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Perform financial analysis and special projects as required.
  • Prepare banking reconciliations and Support various special projects.
  • Performed special projects for Management as required.
  • Assisted Director and Vice-President in special projects.
  • Support management with special projects as needed

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14. ADP

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Here's how ADP is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Contributed significantly in the research and implementation of transitioning our in-house payroll to ADP processing.
  • Converted in-house payroll processing to ADP and implemented automated benefit tracking system.
  • Consolidated and integrated multiple ADP payroll companies into existing system.
  • Instituted ADP payroll and personnel/medical record filing systems.
  • Processed payroll/benefits using ADP application.
  • Set up ADP batches to download payroll individually on property level reducing errors for labor charges and new or terminated employees.
  • Created Excel spreadsheet for uploading payroll to ADP, later adopted by other business units, to increase payroll processing efficiency.
  • Managed multiple companies ADP payroll, general journal entering, reconciled bank statements, accounts payable coding and entry check runs.
  • Manage day-to-day accounting operations -cash collections, revenue recognition, bank reconciliations, and ADP Payroll processing, union reports.
  • Prepared and processed a bi-weekly payroll for 225 employees on ADP's PC software and created reports in Report Smith.
  • Gather, reviewed and input bi-weekly payroll data on the ADP Total Source system to be reviewed by Controller.
  • Key contributor to compliance and data integrity testing while streamlining software conversions and transition to ADP third-party payroll services.
  • Converted in-house payroll for one of our companies to ADP and was responsible for the payroll for this company.
  • Assisted payroll process for over 100 employees using the ADP payroll system; and assisted external auditors as needed.
  • Processed all domestic payroll input into the general ledger from ADP files, as well as Expat payrolls.
  • Process payroll every two weeks in a timely and correct manner; using EZ Labor Manager and ADP.
  • Implemented conversion from external Payroll service (ADP) to SAP application: 4,500 Employees spread across U.S.
  • Prepared and reconciled download of payroll, taxes, and benefits from ADP/PAYCOR to be uploaded into MAS200.
  • Installed complete ERP package and tied it to the ADP payroll system for time and BOL cost controls.
  • Coordinated with ADP to calculate employee leave time accurately on paychecks for both union and non-union employees.

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15. Close Process

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Here's how Close Process is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Enhanced the accounting function by dramatically improving documentation, reconciliations, and streamlined, enhanced and shortened monthly close processes.
  • Managed the monthly close process for the compilation of financial statements for timely reporting to corporate consistently within reporting deadlines.
  • Manage the period-end close process including preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reports and analysis for fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Managed monthly close process including internal and Corp reporting, cost control, software development capitalization and productivity performance.
  • Managed the monthly accounting close process ensuring all accounts are properly stated and that results reflect business transactions accurately.
  • Managed the daily operations of general accounting and monthly financial close processes and ensured timely and accurate financial reporting.
  • Managed and coordinated monthly close process including preparation of financial reporting package and analysis to management.
  • Document and coordinate documentation of month end close process through preparation of financial statements.
  • Cut monthly close process by one day by identifying inefficiencies and reorganizing accountant responsibilities.
  • Completed month end close processes, including account reconciliations and upper management reporting.
  • Participated in identifying and implementing process improvements for a five-business day close process.
  • Directed accelerated four day monthly close process including lease accounting and revenue recognition.
  • Streamlined general ledger month end close process eliminating audit adjustments.
  • Performed all month-end close processes while managing contractor delinquency receivables.
  • Directed month-end close process and financial statement preparation.
  • Created an automated account reconciliation process that allowed for consolidation of the post close process from 5 days to 1 day.
  • Designed a robust and systematic close process by developing journal entry templates, review and approval processes to address control lapses.
  • Completed period end reconciliations and close process, working with external auditors during audit & reviews prior to quarterly SEC filings.
  • Developed standard company financial reporting package with strict closing schedule that reduced financial close process from 17 days to 5 days.
  • Maintained fixed asset ledger and approved fixed asset sale/disposal transactions and coordinated the monthly and year end close process per GAAP.

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16. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Redesigned quality assurance reviews and subsequent corrective action plans to align with SOX controls, operational controls and operational performance goals.
  • Performed monthly and quarterly close of all financial periods and prepared Divisional SOX Compliance Reports for Corporate Consolidation.
  • Performed financial reporting, budgeting/forecasting and SOX compliance for a wholesale distribution company operating in 13 countries.
  • Maintained accounting records in accordance with SOX requirements and prepared SOX documentations of major accounting functions.
  • Managed SOX requirements by establishing and maintaining adequate internal controls and facilitated internal and external audits
  • Updated SOX narratives planned schedules and organized documentation for internal and external reporting.
  • Implemented business process improvements and internal SOX controls that improved financial accuracy.
  • Coordinated quarterly audits, prepared/reviewed SOX narratives, assisted in automated billing.
  • Reorganized departmental resources to efficiently handle additional duties associated with SOX requirements.
  • Executed disciplined monthly accounting close process utilizing and maintaining effective SOX controls.
  • Updated SOX procedure documentation and improved efficiency and accuracy of controls.
  • Monitored SOX controls within manufacturing environment and reported on plant compliance.
  • Implemented accounting discipline and SOX controls in a rapidly growing organization.
  • Managed SOX readiness project and internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Documented SOX deficiencies discovered through self-assessments and quarterly attestations.
  • Created and maintained SOX documentation for Inventory Accounting Department.
  • Accomplished successful internal financial operations and SOX audits.
  • Developed and maintained financial controls for SOX requirements.
  • Managed implementation of SOX inside acquired business segment.
  • Assisted with internal and external audit efforts to ensure compliance with parent company's policies and procedures and SOX Section 404.

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17. Audit Procedures

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Here's how Audit Procedures is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Implemented and refined audit procedures and provided responses to independent auditor requests.
  • Redesigned internal audit procedures to detect fraudulent activities and internal control weaknesses.
  • Conduct internal audit procedures for adherence to Accounting Regulations Manual
  • Developed and implemented strong internal control and audit procedures.
  • Developed project specific internal audit procedures.
  • Provided audit support during interim and year-end audit procedures including the necessary documentation of the FAS 157 fair value estimates
  • Maintained and updated internal policy and procedures manuals, audit procedures, and banking, account reconciliation procedures.
  • Prepare annual fund financial statements and work directly with third-party auditors on all annual and interim audit procedures.
  • Developed and implemented internal audit procedures; which encompassed audit programs, reports, and follow-up procedures.
  • Implemented new state sales tax audit procedures reducing audit liabilities by at least 25%.
  • Implemented internal audit procedures and acted as the main liaison for staff performing audits.
  • Planned, established and executed internal audit procedures and systems for the Insurance Department.
  • Reduced external audit costs by 20% by implementing internal prelim audit procedures.
  • Traveled to other campuses in order to perform internal audit procedures.
  • Devised audit risk assessment table and several new audit procedures.
  • Trained night audit procedures and all department shift closing procedures.
  • Worked with Ernst & Young to complete audit procedures.
  • Author numerous audit procedures and train staff accordingly.
  • Created audit procedures for payroll and billing process.
  • Analyze costs and revenues for annual audit procedures.

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18. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Produced presented Credit Union financial statement on a monthly basis making recommendations to Board of Directors for improvements as needed.
  • Compiled and analyzed financial information providing executives summaries for balance sheet and income statement on a monthly basis.
  • Calculated, recorded and reconciled deferred revenue recognition and accounts receivable net-down on a monthly basis.
  • Performed comparative analysis of actual revenues and expenditures versus budgeted, on a monthly basis.
  • Provided detailed operating and financial analysis of international subsidiaries on a monthly basis.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts in preparation of financial statements on a monthly basis.
  • Produced collateral/availability reports for lenders and Prepared journal entries on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciled numerous General Ledger accounts including Inter-company branch accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Conducted and documented physical inventory at off-site location on a monthly basis.
  • Collaborate with project managers to determine revenue recognition on a monthly basis.
  • Perform detailed inventory valuation of approximately 3000 items on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared bank reconciliations and general ledger account analysis on a monthly basis.
  • Performed consolidations of subsidiary companies into parent company on a monthly basis.
  • Spearheaded account reconciliation and general ledger maintenance on a monthly basis.
  • Reviewed general ledger accounts on a bi-monthly basis for accuracy.
  • Prepare in-depth financial statement analysis for corporate on monthly basis.
  • Prepared and analyzed numerous bank reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Complete physician compensation incentive calculations on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciled inventory valuation on a monthly basis.
  • Consolidated financial statements on a monthly basis.

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19. Quickbooks

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Here's how Quickbooks is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Reconciled and validated 7 credit card statements monthly and properly allocated expenses in QuickBooks by customer or prospective customer.
  • Designed and implemented accounting systems for North American operations and coordinated the integration of QuickBooks into the Accounting department.
  • Designed and implemented a Non-Trade Customer Accounts Receivable module for invoicing and collections utilizing QuickBooks Accounting Software.
  • Utilized QuickBooks and multiple Excel workbooks for inventory tracking and performed daily reconciliations between programs.
  • Modified QuickBooks to create relevant financial statements and invoices through system manipulation.
  • Reconciled physical inventory with QuickBooks and made necessary adjustments.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements and audit schedules utilizing QuickBooks.
  • Validated and entered daily deposits into QuickBooks.
  • Performed bank account reconciliations in QuickBooks.
  • Entered finalized deposits in QuickBooks.
  • Performed Accounts Payable functions in QuickBooks to include but not limited to vendor invoice posting, payment processing and aging reconciliations.
  • Participated in a retroactive and current G/L and financial statement conversion from QuickBooks to PeopleSoft; troubleshot conversion problems and issues.
  • Key Contributions: * Assisted in the implementation and conversion of accounting software from QuickBooks to Business Works accounting software.
  • Advised clients on the use of QuickBooks which include generating reports, making complex changes, and recovering lost data.
  • Invoiced customers through QuickBooks and prepared other necessary documents including purchase orders, order confirmations, and packing slips.
  • Led a team of three personnel to migrate accounting activities from PeopleSoft to QuickBooks for the new asset manager.
  • Implemented QuickBooks Pro-inventory Author books distribution, JC-Federal & Private Resumes and workshops, AP, AR, GL.
  • Led and implemented conversion of accounting system from JD Edwards to QuickBooks Enterprise and later to Great Plains.
  • Created mapping of cost centers and how QuickBooks can be used to create budgets for monthly budget meetings.
  • Review and approve employee expenses in company tracking system, import and upload approved entries to QuickBooks.

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20. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • General Ledger team lead during the Lawson ERP implementation, which successfully met its six-month implementation window eliminating potential cost over-runs.
  • Managed the perpetual and physical inventory processes Develop written procedures for the perpetual inventory program and managed the physical inventory process.
  • Facilitated the implementation of ERP system, which increased productivity in efficiently and effectively manage the functionality of the organization.
  • Interpreted regulations, developed documentation standards, designed internal control tests, developed reporting tools for CEO and CFO certifications.
  • Developed simulation models to forecast financial positions and performed daily analysis of trades to aid in interpretation of trends.
  • Produced PowerPoint slides for monthly presentation of financial data to executives and occasional presentations to primary creditor.
  • Guided other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policies; applied observations and recommendations to operational issues.
  • Inventory control: monitored monthly physical inventories and investigation of discrepancies between physical and perpetual inventory.
  • Interpreted computer generated reports into data which could be easily assimilated by the centralized corporate office.
  • Prepared monthly financial reporting package, related variance analysis reports and interpretation for senior management.
  • Assisted Controller in completing the monthly reporting package and PowerPoint presentation for Corporate Controlling.
  • Maintained and updated ERP accounting software to support reporting, management and analysis requirements.
  • Review, interpret, and generate recommendations related to corporate financial performance on projects.
  • Applied researched and interpreted accounting guidance to internal corporate accounting policies and practices.
  • Coordinated year end analysis and implementation of standard costing on perpetual inventory system.
  • Interpreted monthly financial results for store managers and made recommendations on improving profitability.
  • Work directly with division managers to interpret financial results and determine reporting needs.
  • Managed monthly Enterprise/National/Alamo airport concessionaire agreements in accordance with Tampa International Airport.
  • Compile and interpret complex data into actionable findings and business recommendations.
  • Maintained perpetual inventory system through cycle counting eliminating annual physical inventories.

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21. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Managed human resources: timekeeping, attendance reporting to President and Controller - coordinated payroll processing.
  • Ensured consistent and equitable administration of human resources policies and procedures.
  • Managed Human Resources including all Benefits Administration and Worker's Compensation.
  • Collaborated with Human Resources to administer employee insurance and benefit plans.
  • Assist Corporate Human Resources Director with maintenance of personnel department.
  • Organized training to educate managers and supervisors on human resources.
  • Assisted Human Resources with quarter-end and year-end payroll reconciliations.
  • Managed Human Resources and Retirement accounting and reporting.
  • Serve as Human Resources liaison including benefits administration.
  • Administrated the hiring and separation functions of human resources
  • Presided over Human Resources activities and responsibilities.
  • Served as temporary Human Resources Director.
  • Partnered with human resources to assist employees with understanding benefits, payroll, compensation, and to respond to employee concerns.
  • Processed payroll for Georgia and California locations and worked along with Human Resources and department managers to keep employee records current.
  • Coordinated with the Director of Human Resources on issues involving payroll, benefits, pension and state labor laws and regulations.
  • Company Profile: Young, privately-held company specializing in payroll and human resources services; Reporting to: Director of Finance.
  • Assisted the Controller with all accounting, financial reporting and human resource functions including A/P, Human Resources, and payroll.
  • Managed the daily operations of the Accounting/Administration functions including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Human Resources, Payroll and Purchasing.
  • Assisted Human Resources with monthly entries for employee benefits as well as reviewing and merging the adjustments into the general ledger.
  • Assist Human Resources and payroll with questions arising from payroll forms, garnishments, unemployment issues and any related questions.

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22. Parent Company

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Here's how Parent Company is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Provided timely and accurate financial reporting for six-wholly owned subsidiaries and the Parent company which provided substance abuse and psychiatric care.
  • Led consolidation and analysis of monthly and quarterly financial results for Michigan and South Carolina facilities to Parent Company.
  • Prepared consolidated internal and external financial statements with related footnote disclosures for Parent company and domestic and international subsidiaries.
  • Completed financial reporting notes for semi-annual reporting to Irish parent company in collaboration with operating companies in 41 states.
  • Converted financial statements to foreign currency and parent company general ledger and reported financial statements to parent company.
  • Completed monthly bank reconciliations for fifteen subsidiaries and processed journal entries consolidating cash into the parent company.
  • Designed control procedures for internal audit from parent company, resulting in very favorable evaluation.
  • Provided internal audit work papers ensuring regulatory compliance and operational efficiency/accuracy with parent company.
  • Produce financial statements in accordance with international financial reporting standards for parent company use.
  • Prepared monthly, quarterly and year ending consolidated financial statements for parent company.
  • Prepared quarterly forecasts, annual corporate budget and all parent company financial reports.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for fund level and management company to parent company.
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations including quarterly upload to parent company's reconciliation system.
  • Supervised new agency financial operations and integrated/converted its systems into the parent company.
  • Prepare financial statements and related schedules in preparation for consolidation with parent company.
  • General Ledger Account Reconciliations and Analysis for Multi-Entity Firm with International Parent Company.
  • Coordinated local and German GAAP reporting to Parent Company resulting in streamlined reporting.
  • Managed divestiture transition of financial operations from our parent company, Lockheed Martin.
  • Provided monthly financial and statutory note reporting to the international parent company.
  • Recognized by parent company as the most accurate subsidiary for financial forecasting.

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23. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Automated inventory control significantly reducing inventory levels.
  • Assisted in the acquisition of European subsidiary and coordinated inventory control, contract profitability and financial reporting.
  • Developed inventory control program for field inventory and implemented controls to monitor and record lost inventory.
  • Served as Warehouse Manager, responsible for inventory control and coordination with installation and cleaning divisions.
  • Developed inventory control system and counting procedures that resulted in faster more accurate quarterly inventory valuation.
  • Supervised personnel along with purchasing and instituted inventory controls for reconciliation in cost and profit statements.
  • Managed the development and implementation of company policies and procedures for the inventory control system.
  • Reorganized purchasing procedures using purchase order and approval system for proper purchasing and inventory control.
  • Conducted and coordinated physical inventory counts to ensure inventory control in 20 warehouses nationwide.
  • Analyzed production records and maintained inventory control records for fresh and frozen food distribution.
  • Formalized inventory controls including development of purchasing and receiving procedures and cycle counting schedules.
  • Supervised accounting department, inventory control, and general ledger through financial statements.
  • Developed inventory control and distribution systems, and documented business controls and procedures.
  • Developed and constantly reviewed inventory controls and created weekly job costing reports.
  • Directed inventory control programs, cost accounting, valuations and discrepancy resolution.
  • Experienced in inventory controls, inventory valuation and fiscal observation of inventory.
  • Implemented inventory control processes significantly improving accuracy of count and reduced loss.
  • Upgraded accounting policies and procedures including cash handling and inventory control.
  • Developed internal audit and inventory controls for Food and Beverage Department.
  • Established inventory control and costing procedures; conducted monthly/quarterly cycle counts.

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24. Management Reports

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Here's how Management Reports is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Managed accounting department staff to ensure company procedures were being followed while also managing Financial Statement Preparations and Management Reports.
  • Prepared and submitted monthly management reports to Airport Authorities - Boston Logan, Washington Dulles International and Washington National Airports.
  • Documented reporting system and improved accuracy and reliability of internal management reports by improving processes and creating historical database.
  • Maintained daily cash management reports and banking relationship, along with forecasting future operational cash inflows and outflows.
  • Worked in collaboration with controller to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information and created requested management reports.
  • Prepared weekly inventory control reports, monthly cost analysis reports, monthly financial statements and various management reports.
  • Prepared internal and external reporting packages, internal management reports and board of director's presentations.
  • Closed general ledger monthly, handled collections and credit applications and generated month end management reports.
  • Created monthly management reports that became the basis for monthly operational reviews with regional management teams.
  • Prepared monthly financial/management reports; assisted in budget preparation and presentation; coordinated annual audit.
  • Managed professional and clerical staff, completing annual reviews and performance management reports as needed.
  • Prepare, review and analyze the period store-level and department-level financial statements and management reports.
  • Produce monthly financial management reports, which include individual financial product summaries/ratios and analysis.
  • Recommended and installed data extraction software to pull relevant data for useful management reports.
  • Prepared monthly internal management reports for corporate, including cash forecast and commentary reports.
  • Researched, analyzed, and implemented financial accounting standards and prepared management reports.
  • Developed process for electronic display and distribution of monthly and quarterly management reports.
  • Monitored and updated internal procedures * Monitored and created management reports for OREO/Foreclosures.
  • Developed upper-level management reports that provided cost analysis of employee travel expenses.
  • Prepare financial statements and internal management reports for executive management and bank.

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25. CPA

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Here's how CPA is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Collaborated extensively with CPA to provide in-depth reporting.
  • Collaborated extensively with CPA during year-end audit processes.
  • Communicate with external CPA regarding company.
  • Managed our annual review with our CPA firm providing year end work papers on critical GL accounts and executing final adjustments.
  • Prepared timely month-end and year-end closing including bank reconciliation, commissions, journal entries and GL Account reconciliation for retained CPA.
  • Supervised the conversion of the ACCPAC Accounting System to C& P. Developed and maintained collection procedures for the accounting dept.
  • Prepared all required audit work papers for outside CPA firm resulting in a reduction of the audit fee of $15,000.
  • Assisted a CPA firm with financial audits, 401(K) plan audits, and worker's compensation audits.
  • Assist independent CPA firms in their audit and review of associations on a year-end, turnover, and/or periodic audit/review.
  • Prepare package to CPA for 1120-S tax preparation including accrual to cash financial statements, new assets purchased, etc.
  • Coordinated and prepared financial statement, maintained general ledgers and was liaison with CPA to meet objectives within time constraints.
  • Reviewed all tax return drafts (1065s and 1120S) prior to processing by CPA firm and reconciled equity.
  • Proposed and implemented the proper way to recognize the property income and expense with the approval of the CPA.
  • Assist the Financial Controller in the planning, execution and oversight of NCM Contracting Group s year-end CPA audit.
  • Planned and prepared income taxes for 13 internal legal entities, averting the cost of an external CPA.
  • Prepared year-end reporting to the President and assisted in reports to support the CPA audit and bank audits.
  • Prepared year-end financial statements along with supplemental schedules for submission to CPA for completion of corporate tax returns.
  • Assisted the CPA firm during year-end close process and completed some schedules of the S Corp tax return.
  • Provide key accounting data to the company s outside CPA firm in connection to Annual Financial Statement Reviews.
  • Supervised a staff of CPA s responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and fixed assets.

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26. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Provided Technical Accounting guidance on complex commercial arrangements involving Revenue Recognition of Multiple-Element arrangements, Leasing arrangements, and A/R Factoring.
  • Provide monthly reporting for multiple subcontracted electrical projects to include revenue recognition, margin analysis and cash flow forecasting.
  • Researched and resolved all GAAP compliance issues including revenue recognition, goodwill impairment, discontinued operations and leasehold accounting.
  • Ensured completeness of general ledger entries into PeopleSoft, account reconciliations, revenue recognition and some financial statement preparation.
  • Ensured revenue recognition rules were accurately applied to transactions and coordinated vendor- specific objective evidence testing and required regulations.
  • Created new methods of organizing thousands of daily cash transactions that improved accuracy of reconciliations and revenue recognition.
  • Collaborated with management regarding key business and accounting issues, revenue recognition, cost management and budget analysis.
  • Led the implementation of new global accounting and reporting standards/requirements including revenue recognition and country by country reporting.
  • Develop processes for enhancements and standardization of pricing to achieve consistency in revenue recognition across business units.
  • Applied expertise in revenue recognition, with heightened specificity in regulations pertinent to the software industry.
  • Reviewed all revenue recognition used to verify completion of processes and confirmed all project-related costs.
  • Developed schedules and documentation for complex deferred revenue recognition from acquisitions in accordance with GAAP.
  • Managed all technical accounting research including equity restructuring, stock-based compensation and revenue recognition matters.
  • Assisted Controller in performing indirect rate analysis/calculation and revenue recognition needed to complete closings.
  • Negotiated/modified contract terms and conditions when in conflict with company revenue recognition policy.
  • Improved maintenance of customer sales records for accurate revenue recognition and credit monitoring.
  • Conduct monthly revenue recognition under project level based on percentage-of- completion method.
  • Evaluated software sales contracts for revenue recognition, billing and liability-related issues.
  • Established processes company-wide to assure accurate and timely billing and revenue recognition.
  • Reviewed sales contracts for revenue recognition and related salesperson commission capture.

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27. Inventory Management

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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Inventory management, evaluation and reconciliation for 30+ warehouses, including supervision of annual physical count.
  • Assisted local management with general business operations, accounts receivable management and inventory management.
  • Worked with monthly accounting procedures as well as production control and inventory management.
  • Developed and delivered in multiple locations training sessions on inventory management and simplification.
  • Monitor inventory levels to ensure they are compliant with manufacturer Inventory Management Agreements.
  • Streamlined inventory management across multiple departments assigning individual accountability for inventory changes.
  • Maintained inventory balances, and reconciled balances utilizing the inventory management system.
  • Customized an inventory management system for tracking project costs and budget reporting.
  • Handled inventory management and oversaw many aspects of purchasing and consumption.
  • Coordinated plant inventory management, physical counts, and monthly reconciliation.
  • Inventory management including physical counts, adjustments, and reconciliations.
  • Interacted with regional managers to review sales and inventory management.
  • Created inventory management and forecasting model to minimize excess inventory.
  • Handled all aspects of inventory management and accounts receivable.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, and maintained inventory management.
  • Inventory management with reconciliations and cost adjustments.
  • Inventory management, reconciliation & analysis.
  • Fixed asset and inventory management.
  • Provide warehouse expertise in the areas of inventory management, physical inventory, and overall supervision of employees and policies.
  • Implemented financial, sales and inventory management systems leading the company from manual record keeping to a fully integrated system.

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28. Year-End Audit

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Here's how Year-End Audit is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Reconcile accounts on a period basis per operating company and archive reconciliations in preparation for year-end audit.
  • Completed monthly general ledger analysis and bank reconciliations for all properties and assisted in year-end audit.
  • Performed account analysis and internal audit review for quarterly and year-end audits.
  • Led interaction with internal and external auditors during quarterly and year-end audits.
  • Prepared year-end audit schedules; also participated in quarterly cash/receivable bank audits.
  • Developed payroll filing system for more efficient record-keeping and year-end audit.
  • Prepared consolidated monthly financial statements and year-end audit schedules.
  • Reviewed and supervised financial statement preparation for year-end audit.
  • Coordinated and supervised the year-end audit by external accountants.
  • Coordinate year-end audit including financial reporting and footnote disclosures.
  • Prepared schedules and coordinated assignments for year-end audit.
  • Liaised with external/internal auditors during year-end audit reviews.
  • Coordinated year-end audit & annual physical inventory.
  • Coordinated and oversaw year-end audit activities.
  • Created year-end audited consolidated financial statements.
  • Managed and coordinated annual year-end audit.
  • Coordinated year-end audit of consolidated group.
  • Provided assistance during year-end audit.
  • Prepare year-end audits' work papers and act as the main contact for the year-end audit and income tax return.
  • Reduced fiscal year-end audit work time from 8 months to 3 months, resulting in savings of $40,000 annually.

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29. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Defined and established a formalized Accounting/Payroll Department to better coordinate accounting/payroll functions and improve supervision for due diligence and reporting purposes.
  • Assumed additional responsibilities including coordinating monthly close, coordination of periodic collateral audits, due diligence projects and asset appraisals.
  • Contributed significant due diligence to acquisition of 3 additional entities, merging financial data within specified closing schedule.
  • Team with other Assistant Controllers for company due diligence and financial analysis required by prospective investors.
  • Bank Signatory/Reconciliations, General Ledger Accounting, Account Reconciliation, Due diligence and Company Buyout analysis.
  • Developed long-term financial plans for region expansion; researched potential acquisitions; performed due diligence analysis.
  • Completed due diligence on two company acquisitions along with integrating their financial systems into CannonDesign.
  • Conducted due diligence during acquisitions, providing leadership to integrate accounting systems.
  • Provided due diligence and negotiations related to acquisitions from target through transition.
  • Interacted with Fund Administrators/investors/investment entities to ensure effective investor due diligence compliance.
  • Performed acquisition analysis and due diligence for commercial real estate transactions.
  • Participated in due diligence research during acquisition of competitor's assets.
  • Manage covenant requirements and managed all due diligence on acquisitions.
  • Performed due diligence on several acquisition candidates including site visits.
  • Generated modeling and conducted due diligence on potential acquisitions.
  • Performed financial due diligence work on several acquisition candidates.
  • Performed due diligence and financially managed four company acquisitions.
  • Managed financial due diligence and integration of five acquisitions.
  • Participate in acquisition due diligence for growing portfolio.
  • Managed financial due diligence process for company acquisition.

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30. Tax Filings

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Here's how Tax Filings is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Prepared financial statements, account reconciliation and quarterly excise tax filings.
  • Managed the monthly close process, sales tax filings, fixed asset accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis.
  • Prepared monthly journal entries, account reconciliations, and sales and use tax filings in connection with month-end closing procedures.
  • Prepare reports required by regulatory agencies, including local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Ensured that all SOP's were maintained and prepared monthly sales and use tax filings for the state and city.
  • Manage all aspects of accounting through the trial balance including preparation of monthly financial statements and corporate annual tax filings.
  • Calculate sales tax in all states in which the Company has nexus and file and pay all sales tax filings.
  • Maintain payroll, monthly and quarterly tax filings and payments for insurance trust with assets of $10 million.
  • Managed the payroll for up to 250 employees, including all necessary tax filings with state and federal agencies.
  • Prepared internal financial statements, budgets, sales tax filings, and reports to investor institutions and government agencies.
  • Prepared sales and use tax filings on time, resulting in no assessments for penalties and interest to date.
  • Manage staff by assigning and reviewing work product related to month end close, interim audits and tax filings.
  • Prepared and analyzed financial statements, and budgets as well as property tax filings, and 1099's.
  • Completed the Federal, State and Local tax filings including 1120's, sales tax and personnel property.
  • Managed 12 international audits, including statutory and income tax filings, with emphasis on accuracy and compliance.
  • Led to reduced transfer pricing and nexus exposure, fewer tax filings, and less complicated financial reporting.
  • Prepared on monthly/quarterly basis, regulatory reports (Department of Transportation) and tax filings for various states.
  • Coordinated the creation and filing of the Department of Insurance Annual Statement and Tax Filings in 18 states.
  • Coordinated preparation of annual financial statements, annual regulatory filings, and state and federal tax filings.
  • Manage the accounting operations, financial reporting, tax filings/payments and internal control oversight of the entity.

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31. Budget Preparation

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Here's how Budget Preparation is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Supported budget preparation and financial forecasts, handled payroll and related taxes, vendor relations oversight, reported to executive leadership.
  • Assisted with budget preparation by collecting, analyzing and consolidating financial data to conform to the established schedules.
  • Provided detailed information to senior management including forecasting, budget preparation, consolidation and periodic closing reports.
  • Maintained established procedures and controls, supported external audits, budget preparation, and special project analysis.
  • Directed all areas of financial reporting from review of original account to budget preparation and analysis.
  • Help with inventory, budget preparation, process improvements and accounting policy and procedure development.
  • Provided financial leadership on long-term strategic planning and objectives for annual plan and budget preparation.
  • Monitored and developed internal controls, coordinated budget preparation, and revenue / expense forecasting.
  • Assist divisional area managers with budget preparation and direct preparation of overhead budgets.
  • Developed integrated budget processes to assist Departmental Managers with $30 million Budget preparation
  • Formulated financial statements, report reconciliations and budget preparations adhering to regulations.
  • Coordinated and participated in budget preparation while tracking areas of potential savings.
  • Participated in budget preparation and forecasting and indirect rate proposal and review.
  • Assisted with budget preparation process and routinely provided information for upper management.
  • Performed annual budget preparation and organized audits with outside firms.
  • Direct annual budget preparation between department managers and executive leadership.
  • Assisted controller with budget preparation, forecasting and results presentation.
  • Contributed to the budget preparation for North American operations.
  • Perform expense analysis and assist with budget preparation process.
  • Coordinated budget preparation and reviews including departmental analysis.

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32. Weekly Payroll

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Here's how Weekly Payroll is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Assumed full accountability in processing bi-weekly payroll, conducting monthly and quarterly inventories, and reviewing departmental checkbooks.
  • Collected payroll information and delivered to outside service for bi-weekly payroll.
  • Generated the company s weekly payroll in compliance with governmental tax requirements
  • Processed biweekly payroll for approximately one hundred managers and employees.
  • Supervised weekly payroll processing and prepared quarterly payroll tax returns.
  • Processed bi-weekly payroll including remittance of payroll taxes.
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll and maintained personnel records.
  • Reconciled bank statements and processed bi-weekly payroll.
  • Complete responsibility for weekly payroll process.
  • Produced and analyzed weekly payroll reports.
  • Processed and managed bi-weekly payroll.
  • Directed preparation of bi-weekly payroll.
  • Processed bi-weekly payroll and liabilities.
  • Review biweekly payroll for accuracy.
  • Supervised and monitored bi-weekly payroll.
  • Prepared weekly and bi-weekly payroll for more than 500 hourly and salary employees, preformed all company HR and OSHA duties.
  • Reason for leaving: Was offered a job at General Electric Complete Weekly Payroll Compiled taxes, garnishments, 401k.
  • Processed bi-weekly payroll, including posting of the journal entry, and handling payroll issues and problems with employees.
  • Performed weekly payroll for 50 employees and filed all necessary payroll tax forms: 941's, 940's.
  • Calculate weekly payroll for over 50 full-time and part-time employees, utilizing the payroll software, TA-100.

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33. Expense Reports

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Here's how Expense Reports is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Processed employee expense reports, and generated and consolidated project-printing reports.
  • Substantiated and justified expenditures and expense reports for several inter-companies.
  • Approved external invoices and internal expense reports within contractual obligations.
  • Analyzed expense reports for accuracy and proper expense disclosure.
  • Compiled, approved and reimbursed salesperson expense reports.
  • Reviewed monthly reimbursement expense reports for approval.
  • Audit work flows randomly to assure that all accounting transactions are appropriately authorized; Substantiates and justifies expenditures and expense reports.
  • Oversee the collection of all company credit cards and employee's expense reports and allocate all expenses to proper GL accounts.
  • Oversee the timely, accurate processing of invoices, purchase orders, expense reports, credit memos and payment transactions.
  • Review and analyze incoming invoices and employee expense reports for entire company, which includes several facilities in numerous states.
  • Review AP and employees' travel expense reports (both foreign and domestic) to help identify any discrepancies.
  • Maintain actual vs budget expense reports for all Regional Sales Representatives and review with National Sales Manager monthly.
  • Assist in streamlining processes and establishing controls (payments, deposits, expense reports, etc.).
  • Ensured all trade/non-trade vendor invoices and expense reports were on time and accurately entered into Accounts Payable system.
  • Conducted regular meetings with the owners to review expense reports, cash flow and cost control strategies.
  • Create, process, and follow-up on expense reports, purchase orders, and budgeted purchase items.
  • Reviewed and processed expense reports and worked with engineers to ensure all the expenses were coded correctly.
  • Manage all bookkeeping and AP aspects for parent company and nine subsidiaries, including expense reports.
  • Reviewed and entered employee expense reports and set up payments for foreign and domestic vendors.
  • Developed macro-based expense report template eliminating the need for three expense reports per previous process.

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34. Bank Deposits

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Here's how Bank Deposits is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Assisted Controller with bookkeeping responsibilities including month-end and quarterly reports, general ledger postings and bank deposits.
  • Prepared daily bank deposits and balanced with company bookkeeping.
  • Prepared city ledger, daily bank deposits, and hotel sales, occupancy, and county sales tax returns.
  • Handled all daily bank deposits, also supervised receptionist to make sure all daily work was being completed.
  • Assist the controller in preparing bank account reconciliation, journal entries, bank deposits and cash logs.
  • Recorded all cash receipts, made all bank deposits, processed and recorded all credit card payments.
  • Work on accounts payable month end closing; work with auditors, bank deposits and distributions.
  • Reconcile daily bank deposits, service sales, and journal entries including contracts in transit.
  • Bank deposits, applied cash on the computer and logged money in the cash book.
  • Prepared and posted invoices, Bank deposits and created the monthly statements for collections.
  • Prepare bank deposits, initiate wire payment and manage the Company's online banking.
  • Prepare daily bank deposits and insure validated amounts match on the Daily Revenue Report.
  • Record bank deposits and reconcile monthly bank and investment account statements with recorded deposits.
  • Performed cash management functions including bank deposits, cash receipts and bank reconciliations.
  • Reconciled daily cash receipts, bank deposits, and completed bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare and submit virtual bank deposits and perform monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Handled bank deposits and obtaining cash to fund petty cash account.
  • Assisted in management of cash, collections, and bank deposits.
  • Accepted student payments, prepared bank deposits for seven bank accounts.
  • Resolved computer problems, answered phones, and made bank deposits.

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35. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Provide bi-weekly feedback and quarterly performance review/evaluation to the direct reports.
  • Supervised Accounting operations with six direct reports and performance review.
  • Managed a team of 6 direct reports responsible for payroll, AP, billing, cash application, and general ledger.
  • Worked with Genie Industries and managed five direct reports with a total team of 25 in this commercial lifting device manufacturer.
  • Led all accounting functions with 7 direct reports (reporting/general accounting, cost accounting, A/P, A/R and collections).
  • Planned, monitored, and oversaw the development of direct reports (Financial Analyst, AP, AR clerks).
  • Supervised 3 direct reports, with responsibilities including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and cash management functions.
  • Led team of 80 direct reports stationed worldwide, including within the United States, India, and Ireland.
  • Managed the work product for three direct reports including accounts payable, accounts receivable sales audit & sales tax.
  • Oversee and manage all functional accounting departments with two senior management direct reports and a total staff of fifty-two.
  • Direct reports include clerical staff members whose primary functions are to execute all accounting activities within the organization.
  • Managed accounting and business development for $12M, 60-person engineering firm with team of 3 direct reports.
  • Developed team of seven direct reports by defining our vision, providing feedback, and offering new opportunities.
  • Oversee all accounting functions with four direct reports with day to day interaction with payroll and accounts payable.
  • Direct Reports: A/P Manger, A/R Manger, HR Director, Payroll Manager, Computer Tech.
  • Direct reports increased from two to five to handle the properties managed growth from 35 to 80.
  • Established new plant financial analysis department (3 direct reports), including personnel hiring and training.
  • Managed a global finance & accounting team of 19 people in 3 regions with 5 direct reports.
  • Hired, trained and manage 2 direct reports (GL Accountant and Accounts Payable Specialists).
  • Fostered strong relationships with direct reports to promote retention of staff and strong sense of teamwork.

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36. Corporate Office

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Here's how Corporate Office is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Maintained manual and computerized journal of original entry for all eleven warehouses and its main corporate office.
  • Submitted completed reporting package to corporate office and ownership to ensure accurate, timely information is available.
  • Developed the institutional Capital and Operating budget consisting of four separate campuses and the corporate office.
  • Established procedures for the preparation and consolidation of the corporate office budgets and trained department managers.
  • Provided information and assisted with financial audits performed by the corporate office or outside auditors.
  • Reconciled general ledger and produced monthly consolidated financial statements for thirteen branches and corporate office.
  • Consolidated monthly financial statements for presentation to the General Manager and the corporate office.
  • Prepare various spreadsheets of daily/monthly cash activities for corporate office and division controller.
  • Reconciled balance sheet accounts monthly and prepared internal audit binder for corporate office.
  • Reconciled and closed all accounts monthly and reported to corporate officers using Excel
  • Prepare financial statements for corporate office and accurate reporting of inter-company transactions.
  • Closed a regional accounting office and consolidated activities into corporate office.
  • Supervised month-end close and produced management indicator reports to corporate officers.
  • Created financial reporting packages for corporate office and local market management.
  • Interfaced with international and corporate offices on accounting methodologies and procedures.
  • Obligated to locally and remotely troubleshoot accounting software with corporate offices.
  • Handled all inter-company activity between sister divisions and parent corporate office.
  • Prepared monthly and annual operational forecasts for corporate officers and staff.
  • Facilitated relocation of corporate office from Dallas to Houston.
  • Prepared financial analysis reports as required by corporate office.

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37. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Formalized and re-engineered procedures to ensure compliance with complex international government proposal submissions and awarded contract requirements.
  • Performed in-depth analysis of financial statements to ensure compliance, integrity of account balances and operational effectiveness.
  • Performed re-inspection of relevant premises to ensure compliance with conditions and the carrying out of authorized processes/permits.
  • Facilitated staff familiarity with regulations, enabling department to provide better project support and ensure compliance.
  • Collect subcontractor documentation to ensure compliance with owner specifications as well as general contractor requirements.
  • Monitored financial covenants of various agreements for approximately seven residential properties to ensure compliance.
  • Collaborated with consultants to ensure compliance with governmental agencies and to ensure maximum reimbursement.
  • Directed accounting operations to ensure compliance with company policy and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Provide guidance to additional subsidiary accounting teams to ensure compliance with corporate standards.
  • Reviewed monthly financial statements to ensure compliance with financial requirements and standards.
  • Performed detailed contract analysis to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws.
  • Conducted technical research to ensure compliance with governing accounting and regulatory bodies.
  • Reviewed and approved write-off requests to ensure compliance with write-off policy.
  • Audited account balances and documentation to ensure compliance with corporate requirements.
  • Monitor bond proceeds and expenditures to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Analyze financial statements to ensure compliance with all contractual obligations.
  • Conducted operational audits to ensure compliance.
  • Perform ISO Management and ensure compliance is maintained through effective audits, development of manuals and procedures for ISO 9001 compliance.
  • Developed internal control programs to enhance financial controls and ensure compliance to policies and procedures for our CareFocus, Inc. office.
  • Served on this committee for three years and participated in annual reviews to determine and implement changes to ensure compliance.

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38. Sarbanes-Oxley

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Here's how Sarbanes-Oxley is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Ensured Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls were maintained; recognized for extraordinary efforts and contribution to the successful achievement of the Sarbanes-Oxley audit.
  • Maintain and monitor compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements related to the consolidation process and participate in its testing and confirmations.
  • Reviewed and assessed accounting controls and reporting disclosures anticipating requirements to be imposed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Prepared division's quarterly reporting for inclusion in corporate SEC reporting and ensured Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Maintained a robust internal control documentation and testing process in order to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Assisted and supported accountants with the implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley internal control policies and procedures.
  • Managed Sarbanes-Oxley program and coordinate testing and compliance activities with internal and external auditors.
  • Assist in driving Sarbanes-Oxley readiness including establishing, maintaining and documenting internal accounting controls.
  • Ensured divisional compliance with company policies, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and applicable laws and statutes.
  • Supported Sarbanes-Oxley ongoing implementation to ensure procedures remained current and conformed to current guidelines.
  • Documented financial reporting and operational accounting procedures to successfully demonstrate Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance.
  • Established, documented and implemented finance policies and procedures to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Developed and implemented controls, maintained compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and coordinated internal/external audits.
  • Participated as lead auditor on numerous Sarbanes-Oxley audits at domestic and international locations.
  • Implemented policies and procedures and trained staff accordingly to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Managed internal Sarbanes-Oxley audit, and independent financial audit for external reporting.
  • Managed, tested and documented compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 reporting regulations.
  • Assured compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and conducted audits to verify necessary controls.
  • Facilitated preparations to pass external audits, and enforced Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Prepared monthly general ledger reconciliation support sheets as required by Sarbanes-Oxley.

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39. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Modified spreadsheet programs that facilitated data entry to assure accuracy and expedite the closing process.
  • General Ledger administration and data entry.
  • Maintained A/P and A/R records and data entry up through General Ledger entries (including Month End and Year-End processing.)
  • Managed a team of data entry staff and analysts while overseeing all aspects of the payroll, tax and A/P processing.
  • Developed and implemented training programs for data entry, billing and cashiering staff, thereby increasing revenue by 35%.
  • Reported directly to Controller and supervised staff of 3: Accounting Supervisor, Cashier, and Data Entry Clerk.
  • Supervised all accounting functions including credit, collections, accounts payable, accounts receivable, data entry and payroll.
  • Worked with A/P vendors to provide electronic invoice files which reduced the amount of data entry by 20%.
  • Eliminated over 1000 annual hours of manual accounts receivable and accounts payable data entry to a secondary system.
  • Managed accounts payable, accounts receivable, medical and financial data entry, insurance checks and internet searches.
  • Performed all A/P duties, including data entry, coding and reviewing statements and past due invoices.
  • Automated manual data entry reducing time from 1 day to 20 minutes to complete and check reports.
  • Cashier for dealership, including daily auditing, deposits, data entry and general ledger postings.
  • Assisted controller with financial duties: data entry, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll.
  • Supervised and conducted annual reviews for payroll clerk, data entry associates, and AP clerk.
  • Audited and reconciled work of data entry clerk for accuracy and availability of product for shipment.
  • Managed tasks daily with Controller on accounting issues-data entry, AR Cash, and inventory.
  • Performed general office duties such as filing, correspondence, answering phones and data entry.
  • Managed accounting department of 8 members ranging from staff accountants to data entry clerks.
  • Automated processes, keeping data entry to a minimum and paperless audit trail.

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40. Wire Transfers

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Here's how Wire Transfers is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Cash management responsibilities included wire transfers and analyzing daily spend for daily borrowing with bank.
  • Fulfilled cash management responsibilities including daily and monthly reconciliation and wire transfers.
  • Reconciled bank statements, prepared wire transfers and maintained banking relationships.
  • Monitored cash deposits and initiated wire transfers to corporate accounts.
  • Maintained daily cash reporting, and generated bank reconciliations/wire transfers.
  • Monitored daily cash activities including inter-company wire transfers.
  • Wire Transfers, Random Cash Drawer Audits, Investment Portfolio Balancing, maintain Journal Entries, Daily Balancing and balancing Pay Roll
  • Coordinate and initiate various treasury functions, such as check runs and domestic/foreign currency wire transfers to ensure timely payments.
  • Handled outside collection process, Bankruptcy Filings, Month-end Closing, Accounts Receivable, Wire Transfers and Letters of Credit.
  • Cash position/projections, wire transfers, in addition to assisting with other company ventures while supervising a staff of 3.
  • Supervised the processes dealing with coordinating the transactions of wire transfers and foreign currencies for all of Chase clients.
  • Direct payroll and monitor cash flow, accounts payable and accounts receivable, wire transfers, and bank reconciliations.
  • Coordinate with banks to ensure incoming and outgoing wire transfers and other transactions are conducted and recorded correctly.
  • Performed and set up all ACH, Wire Transfers, cash deposits, & new store banking depositories.
  • Cash Management of all banking agreements, including preparation of wire transfers and recording of all cash transactions.
  • Managed and reconciled cash deposits, wire transfers, and credit card batch on a daily basis.
  • Bank & Payroll reconciliations, wire transfers, administer benefit packages for existing employees and new hires.
  • Managed daily cash sweep into concentration accounts, borrowing activity, ACH transactions and wire transfers.
  • Oversee all banking/treasury processes, including positive pay, ACH initiation, receivables and wire transfers.
  • General bank account reporting and functionality (ZBA accounts, positive pay and wire transfers).

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41. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Helped developed activity-based costing for tooling/injection molding manufacturer with $15M annual sales.
  • Developed annual sales compensations plans, including write-up and administration of plans.
  • Assisted with financial statement preparation for 3 plant locations with annual sales of more than $75M including balance sheet review/analysis.
  • Managed financial and accounting functions for owner of 67 convenience stores with annual sales in excess of $400 million.
  • Managed financial and accounting functions for a management property company generating annual sales in excess of $100 million.
  • Compiled and analyzed monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for a plant with annual sales of $131M.
  • Direct report to the Chief Financial Officer of this national health image company with $20M in annual sales.
  • Supervised managers and staff at the Columbus property which had 415guestrooms and approximately $13M in annual sales.
  • Manage financial and accounting functions for commercial HVAC franchise generating annual sales in excess of $55 million.
  • Provided fiscal support to five managers for $16 million annual sales operation at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Processed and filed all monthly, quarterly, and annual sales tax returns for sales in 10+ states.
  • Charged with daily financial operations for plywood and veneer importer, with annual sales over 15 million.
  • Manage financial and accounting functions for peanut manufacturer generating annual sales in excess of $150 million.
  • Managed all finance and accounting activities of a business unit whose annual sales were $350 million.
  • Prepare monthly board package for a major national juice company with $56 million in annual sales.
  • Calculated project revenue and prepared monthly divisional financial reports ($200M annual sales).
  • Reviewed monthly, quarterly, and annual sales tax returns prepared by external tax accountants.
  • Designed, drafted, defended and administered annual sales bonus/commission plan for executive sales staffs.
  • Provided financial leadership for a distressed northeast retailer with annual sales of $400 million.
  • Partnered with Controller to oversee division with annual sales of more than $80 million.

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42. Department Heads

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Here's how Department Heads is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Provide on demand reporting for General Manager and bakery department heads, including profitability studies and product costing.
  • Collaborated with department heads to develop annual budget; maintain and update monthly and year-to-date budget-to-actual reporting.
  • Completed the reporting and presentation of financial information to department heads, senior management and affiliate/global leadership.
  • Communicated with department heads, internal and legislative auditors to provide information and analysis of an account.
  • Work closely with department heads to understand accounting policy and financial statement impacts of new initiatives.
  • Prepared quarterly and annual presentations detailing financial results and analysis for production department heads.
  • Collaborated on budget management with Controller, Executive Committee Members and Department Heads.
  • Facilitated budget process working with department heads to gathering and compiling data.
  • Developed an internal monthly financial package for department heads with variance commentary.
  • Maintained close relationships with Department Heads, Corporate Personnel and business associates.
  • Consolidated and analyzed monthly results and budgets with Department Heads and Management.
  • Facilitated meetings with department heads to gather information to develop budgets.
  • Produced monthly financial statements and coordinated review meetings with department heads.
  • Collaborated with the department heads and identified cost-cutting options.
  • Coordinated department heads in preparing monthly paperwork.
  • Communicated budget variances with department heads.
  • Direct communication with department heads.
  • Reduced payroll overtime 52% by creating a daily labor report for department heads to review based on occupancy and budget.
  • Prepared miscellaneous reports and weekly Profit and Loss Statement for the President, Department Heads, and transmittal to Corporate Headquarters.
  • Reconcile asset and liability accounts such as bank statements, and monitor expense accounts for several hotel managing committee department heads.

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43. Ensure Accuracy

low Demand
Here's how Ensure Accuracy is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Created and implemented a firm-wide commission management tracking process to ensure accuracy of records, invoice processing and reconciliation.
  • Review financial data to ensure accuracy, completeness, & timeliness of financial reporting through account analysis and reconciliations.
  • Worked in collaboration with Controller to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information in support of overall business objectives.
  • Conducted extensive data analysis to identify trends, avoid misappropriations, and ensure accuracy on revenue allocations and projections.
  • Supervised entire accounts payable process for over 1,000 national and international accounts to ensure accuracy and on-time performance.
  • Supervised the accounting review of escalation prepayments and settlement process to ensure accuracy and timely completion.
  • Reviewed invoices to ensure accuracy; maintained general ledger and reconciled factors and bank statements.
  • Create and review financial statements to ensure accuracy and provide a foundation for executive decisions.
  • Perform continuous work reviews and analysis of accounts payable/receivable and inter-company accounts to ensure accuracy.
  • Developed and implemented written accounting procedures to ensure accuracy and timeliness of financial information.
  • Maintained general ledgers, entering cash receipts and disbursements to ensure accuracy and transparency.
  • Managed fixed asset tracking system and inventory usage to ensure accuracy of accounts.
  • Review completed forms to ensure accuracy and completeness for timely processing and enrollment.
  • Supervised payroll department and reviewed all payroll and related reports to ensure accuracy.
  • Researched account transactions, reviewed general ledger to ensure accuracy.
  • Maintained customer relationships to ensure accuracy of account balances.
  • Managed multiple internal schedules and accounts to ensure accuracy.
  • Work closely with Insurance Representatives to ensure accuracy.
  • Review Financial Statements at month-end and ensure accuracy.
  • Audited cash bank periodically to ensure accuracy.

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44. Revenue Growth

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Here's how Revenue Growth is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Helped manage multiple year significant revenue growth
  • Developed model to support a new compensation plan for sales associates that more closely matches their contribution to revenue growth.
  • Increased revenue growth 20% by changing marketing strategy.
  • Managed staff growth from 18 to 60 over revenue growth from $100 million to $1 billion.
  • Maintained seamless operations during acquisition by Tyco, capturing $350M revenue growth.
  • Led company through unprecedented revenue growth from $9 million to $24 million Analytical bench marks key to profit performance.

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45. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Provided computer training and support for floor-covering division staff members after software implementation project was complete.
  • Supervised and trained staff members in computer operation and accounting procedures.
  • Consolidated and revised position descriptions for staff members to eliminate redundancy.
  • Supervised staff members ensuring timely and accurate accounts reconciliation.
  • Supervised and trained eleven professional staff members.
  • Hired/supervised/appraised work productivity of two staff members.
  • Supervised three reconciliation staff members.
  • Provided training, guidance, and support for staff members in execution of general ledger payable/receivables, reconciliations, and payroll.
  • Recruited and trained new department staff members' on tasks; plus, coached and mentored all other team members.
  • Prepared monthly expenditure reports and managed reconciliation of rebate accounts while leading a team of 10 accounts payable staff members.
  • Oversee the development and supervision of 12 accounting staff members including staff accountants, purchasing, travel and payroll.
  • Played a key role in accounting software transition, managing, supervising, and training all staff members.
  • Led staff members for the US operation of an international wholesale long distance carrier with $1B+ revenue.
  • Manage daily transactions by directly supervising two accounting staff members responsible for accounts payable & accounts receivable.
  • Managed Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Month and Year end closes, supervising 2 staff members.
  • Review and approve entries posted to general ledger including AP and AR postings by three staff members.
  • Cross-trained staff members for various new products and performed a variety of other accounting support functions.
  • Established the credit card accounting procedures and policies for credit cards issued to authorized staff members.
  • Manage extensive payroll for 100-plus staff members and contractors, including compliance with multiple state jurisdictions.
  • Reviewed monthly general ledger, supervised job costing data, Accounts Receivable supervisor and staff members.

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46. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Analyze and prepare monthly actual versus budget financial performance variances that are delivered to the executive management of the British parent company
  • Present and discuss the financial results with executive management and program directors to proactively address areas which affect the agency financially.
  • Conducted interest rate risk management and provided executive management with strategies on growing balance sheet while mitigating interest rate risk.
  • Coordinated the preparation of operating plans/budgets along with presentations and monthly Board Report to Board of Directors and executive management.
  • Analyzed corporate financial information and prepared benchmark financial indicators for executive management to measure and forecast trends in operating performance.
  • Coordinated and monitored job cost module and prepared work in process schedules working closely with project managers and executive management.
  • Improved and presented timely financial reporting to executive management which explained results and helped in strategic decision making.
  • Enhanced reporting and general ledger consolidation resulted in higher levels of financial controls and exceeded executive management expectations.
  • Provided detailed financial ratio and trend analysis to Bond Rating Agency, External Bondholders and Executive Management Committee.
  • Developed accounting policies for the units under jurisdiction and presented monthly financial operating results to executive management.
  • Worked with executive management in implementing new procedures and policies to make operations more efficient.
  • Design, validate, and deliver all consolidated financial statements and schedules to executive management.
  • Directed newly established subsidiary branch in Mexico to establish reporting necessary for executive management review.
  • Coordinated and processed all month end and closing activates and associated reports for executive management.
  • Organized and led corporate finance meetings, budget analysis reporting to executive management team.
  • Created monthly income statement and balance sheet variances to budget reporting for executive management.
  • Prepared and analyzed financial reports and communicated results to the Executive Management Team.
  • Provided information and recommendations regarding cash flow needs and processes to executive management.
  • Worked with executive management and international expansion department in setting-up new subsidiaries globally.
  • Presented monthly actual results compared to budget and forecast to executive management group.

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47. ACH

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Here's how ACH is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Achieved seamless transition for business-unit acquisition and integration into parent company, merging all operations into one cohesive Great Plains system.
  • Analyze current results of financial operations and identify needed areas of improvement and offer possible solutions to alternatives to achieve results.
  • Prepare monthly financial analysis of business operations including variance explanation and make recommendations to the achievement of financial goals/targets.
  • Conducted training of all third party operators on internal process and controls while achieving consistency throughout portfolio.
  • Discussed results of such analysis with management and assist in development of alternatives to achieve financial goals.
  • Employed a hands-on approach to supervision of accounts receivable and financing team to maximize collection effectiveness.
  • Provided advisory support to management teams at each company to enhance accounting and reporting.
  • Prepared/filed quarterly payroll using on-line Massachusetts DUA Quest site and scheduled Federal filing payments.
  • Recommended bringing independent retailer accounts in-house and within six months achieved improvements in collections.
  • Developed robust monthly finance and operating metric reporting to aid leaders achieve performance targets.
  • Submitted monthly-certified payroll reports to contractors detailing amount of work completed each week.
  • Achieved accurate inventory values and eliminated costly redundancies by creating new database.
  • Facilitated Business Managers achievement of fiscally sound revenue and profit plans.
  • Developed business-planning strategies to achieve revenue goals while controlling budget.
  • Prepared General and Administration expense reports for each department.
  • Received and originated daily ACH files and processed accordingly.
  • Calculated and reported manager bonuses each period.
  • Capitalized on key talents through mentoring/coaching.
  • 1350-bed voluntary not-for-profit teaching hospital.
  • Achieved 4%+ (A rating status) in operating margin for 10 consecutive years (including recession years).

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48. IRS

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Here's how IRS is used in Assistant Controller jobs:
  • Handled due diligence of acquisitions, including first-year tracking, working capital targets and recapitalization analysis of international locations.
  • Developed first ever Long-Term Care product, performed research, profitability modeling and financial system functionality to support products.
  • Documented and implemented first formal corporate-wide accounting policies, to enhance control and drive accurate and consistent reporting.
  • Developed first comprehensive Purchasing and Inventory system for use by three manufacturing and four distribution facilities.
  • Planned, scheduled and analyzed operation and transportation for First Naval Construction Division.
  • Developed Company's first internal audit program and significantly reduced external audit fees.
  • Contributed to creation and application of organization's first property accounting system.
  • Directed the companies first physical inventory for year-end and maintenance/analysis each month.
  • Interacted daily with Department Administrators and Chairs to monitor daily financial activity.
  • Created first procedure for capital expenditures and depreciation schedule.
  • Navigated first financial audit and maintained relationship with auditors.
  • Project leader for first computerized accounting system.
  • Initiate A/P credit card program (CSI) to generate a refund back on purchases generating $4,300 first two months.
  • Assisted with quarterly (plant and corporate) and annual audits internal and external, including Sarbanes-Oxley, and the IRS.
  • Oversee annual financial statement and A-133 audits as well as IRS 990 and state tax returns with consistently favorable audit results.
  • Acquired three companies in NJ and FL within the first year of start-up with projected annual revenue of $60 million.
  • Project leader for Regulatory Reporting during conversion of the Bank's Core Banking System to FISERV and IRS reporting system conversion.
  • Manage the purchase and disposal activities for fixed assets and monitor current IRS codes in an effort to reduce tax consequences.
  • Earned the first Exceptional Achievement Award in the group s history and maintained that level of excellence for two consecutive years.
  • Work with Operations on fuel and tire inventory, classifying accident expenses and capitalized repairs from operational repairs and maintenance.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Assistant Controller

Income Tax Returns20.8%
General Ledger Accounts20.2%
External Auditors9.2%
Financial Statements8%
Journal Entries7.1%
Balance Sheet6.2%
Accounts Receivables5.1%
Variance Analysis2.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Assistant Controller

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Income Tax Returns
Income Tax Returns
17.5%
17.5%
2
2
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
17%
17%
3
3
External Auditors
External Auditors
7.8%
7.8%
4
4
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
6.8%
6.8%
5
5
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
6%
6%
6
6
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
5.2%
5.2%
7
7
Accounts Receivables
Accounts Receivables
4.3%
4.3%
8
8
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
2.5%
2.5%
9
9
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
2.3%
2.3%
10
10
Gaap
Gaap
2.2%
2.2%
11
11
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Annual Audit
Annual Audit
1.7%
1.7%
13
13
Special Projects
Special Projects
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
ADP
ADP
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Close Process
Close Process
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
SOX
SOX
1.1%
1.1%
17
17
Audit Procedures
Audit Procedures
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
1%
1%
19
19
Quickbooks
Quickbooks
1%
1%
20
20
ERP
ERP
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Human Resources
Human Resources
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Parent Company
Parent Company
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Management Reports
Management Reports
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
CPA
CPA
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Inventory Management
Inventory Management
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Year-End Audit
Year-End Audit
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Tax Filings
Tax Filings
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Budget Preparation
Budget Preparation
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Weekly Payroll
Weekly Payroll
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Expense Reports
Expense Reports
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Bank Deposits
Bank Deposits
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Corporate Office
Corporate Office
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Sarbanes-Oxley
Sarbanes-Oxley
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Wire Transfers
Wire Transfers
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Department Heads
Department Heads
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Ensure Accuracy
Ensure Accuracy
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Revenue Growth
Revenue Growth
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Executive Management
Executive Management
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
ACH
ACH
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
IRS
IRS
0.3%
0.3%

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