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« Back to Search Assistant Controller
Fresno, CA

Salary: 100,000 negotiable based on experience
Date Posted: February 7, 2019
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 344774

Job Description

Overview of Position :

Established local production company is seeking an Assistant Controller. This position reports directly to the Controller and supports management by providing reporting and analysis to assist in operational and strategic decision making, as well as for purposes of compliance with external financial reporting obligations. 

The Assistant Controller will work closely with management to maximize the return on financial assets by providing leadership and expertise around the development and execution of financial policies and procedures, as well as implementation of internal control and reporting systems.


Description of Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, validate and publish timely monthly internal and external financial statements;

  • Development and/or maintenance of accounting processes and procedures,

  • Development and/or maintenance of desktop manuals and departmental standard operating procedures;

  • Day to day management and oversight of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable staff – reporting and review, issue resolution, vendor and customer interactions as necessary and where appropriate;

  • Review of bank and account reconciliations and journal entries as part of the month-end financial close process;

  • Provide leadership and oversight relative to external audit interactions and coordination as the primary point of contact throughout the process, tasked with status tracking as well as preparation/review of complex analyses resulting from and/or to address ad hoc requests as they arise throughout the audit;

  • Technical accounting relating to complex transactions and new accounting pronouncements – including performing accounting research, development and documentation of approach (accounting memos as necessary) and proposal of journal entries and/or disclosures which are adequately supported by calculations grounded in the authoritative accounting literature;

  • Provide training and mentoring to AR/AP staff, as well as members of the accounting and finance department to develop and enhance the competencies within our team;

  • Assist in oversight and review of compliance relating filings including sales tax, property tax and income tax, among others

  • Involvement in the preparation of quarterly bank compliance documents including financial statements and covenant calculations;

  • Involvement in other various ad hoc tasks and projects which arise relating to internal/external reporting, cost saving initiatives, financial analysis and planning, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics;

  • CPA preferred;

  • 3+ years of Big 4 public accounting as well as some industry experience preferred;

  • Self-starter and highly motivated professional;

  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel and proficient with big data assignments;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Demonstrated success in leading teams;