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Robert Half Assistant Controller/Sr. Accountant in Tukwila, Washington

Description If you're a proactive Assistant Controller, Robert Half may have an opportunity for you to join a reputable company. This Assistant Controller role reports to the Controller and manages the accounting staff. Identify issues and resolve problems in this stimulating Assistant Controller position. This role would be best suited for candidates who consider themselves a self-starter. Submit an application today! This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Tukwila, Washington area.

Your responsibilities

  • Guide the accounting team during the closing process to arrange that deadlines are met

  • Name and create process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Facilitate to ensure a competent, trained staff through regular assessment, development, and goal setting

  • Assemble distinct technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

  • Backfill for Controller where applicable

  • Devise relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like key financial metrics, the monthly flash report, and actual spend against budgets/outlook

  • Assist implementation and assure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Provide regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Classify and develop Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Encourage accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Other duties as requested

  • Seasoned preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Help with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting Requirements - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Well-founded grasp of accruals

  • Wide ranging experience with Prepare Annual Budgets

  • General familiarity with variance analysis

  • Financial reporting experience

  • Experience with Daily Cash Receipts

  • Solid understanding of People Management

  • Practical knowledge of Reforecast

  • Knowledge of Financial Audits

  • Proven knowledge of Daily Cash Management

  • Proficiency in external auditing

  • Quality experience with Monthly Bank Reconciliation

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

    • Previous accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

    • Comprehensive knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure

  • CPA a plus

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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