The assistant to controller supervises and reviews important financial reports for publication, such as income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements. The assistant to controller assists with maximizes return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems.
Responsibilities & Duties
- Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
- Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.
- Prepares budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data;
- Achieves budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
- Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
- Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
- Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions.
- Ensures operation of equipment by establishing preventive maintenance requirements and service contracts; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
- Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
- Manager and maintains Shared Services helping by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
- Maintains Shared Services by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
- Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Requires Knowledge & Awareness of Following Tasks
- Managing Processes
- Financial Software
- Developing Standards
- Audit, Accounting
- Corporate Finance
- Tracking Budget Expenses
- Financial Skills
- Analyzing Information
- Developing Budgets
- Performance Management
- Degree as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant. They may also possess advanced certification such as a Certified Internal Auditor or a Government Financial Manager.
- Office work (sitting at desk/working on the computer for long periods of time)
- At times it may be necessary to work outside of the regular workday in order to complete their duties.