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Assistant Controller

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

Is a key manager in the operation of the Accounting Department.

Provides analytical, administrative, and financial information to the company owners and high level managers.

Knows proper accounting methods and instructs his or her team members in those methods.

Participates in discussions with managers to assist them in achieving their respective objectives.

Maintains the most up-to-date profit and loss information available in a timely manner.

Initiates discussions with General Managers to provide them with advice and support that will help them to achieve their respective dealership objectives.

Works with other managers in planning, forecasting trends, reviewing and revising plans on an ongoing basis and initiates such discussions as necessary.

Promotes the development of his or her team members.

Maintains up-to-date knowledge of retail facility sales, profits, and expenses under his/her responsibility.

Conducts long-term planning for those franchises assigned to him/her.

Participates in meetings or initiates meetings to discuss decisions affecting all dealerships.

Is able to take on special projects and have them completed within the required time frame.

Continually looks to implement and develop more efficient means of operation.

Develops and implements internal financial controls.

Is capable of conveying necessary information (in writing and verbally) to company managers when requested.

Must be capable of working independently to effectively manage his or her time and work flow.

Is a leader in many ways; is decisive and capable of conveying necessary information to other leaders.

Is willing and able to keep communication lines open with leaders and team members and consider different viewpoints and recommendations as part of the decision making.

Is highly analytical with much time spent planning, analyzing and synthesizing financial data.

Requires the completion of numerous routine reports

Interacts consistently with leaders and team members to exchange and coordinate the flow of paperwork and information.

Recruits, hires, and develops employees

Is responsible for the finance reporting and general ledgers of the select franchises


Knowledge of Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal regulations and laws

Ability to administer payroll

Ability to administer purchase orders and fixed assets

Ability to establish and maintain key filing systems including financial records and team member folders

Ability to conduct basic financial analysis

Leadership skills including delegation, empowerment, coaching, supervision, organizing and planning

Interpersonal skills including conflict resolution (both interdepartmental and intradepartmental)

Ability to take an interest in team members including proactively promoting their appropriate development

Working knowledge of bank and insurance terminology and processes

Knowledge of computer systems for data analysis and management reporting

Strong knowledge of accounting application and methods (Debits and Credits)

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Premier WNY organization has an immediate need for an Assistant Controller.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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