UHY LLP

Assistant Controller

US-NY-Albany
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1161
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Experienced Hire
Recruiter
Amanda Mich

Position Summary

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.  May supervise and/or train Internal Accountants.

Tasks

  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts.
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, or maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
  • Adjusting Journal Entries as required.
  • Assist in the monthly preparation of Financial Statements.
  • Knowledgeable in GAAP and the application of same.

Skills

  • Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Ability to operate spreadsheet, word processing and email and accounting software programs.

Experience and Education

Bachelor's Degree; 3+ years

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