Assistant Controller

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Our client, a high growth digital media firm with over 600 employees in 11 countries, is seeking an Assistant Controller to lead the company’s global accounting team.



  • Oversee and coordinate efforts around the month-end close process.
  • Manage required financial data so that it is captured, reconciled, documented and disclosed accordingly.
  • Ensure the compliance and understanding of key business drivers that effect financial results through review meetings covering Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash Flow.
  • Create an efficient and effective month-end consolidation and close process by developing, maintaining and improving standard accounting processes and procedures.
  • Manage and develop both foreign and domestic accounting teams and prepare financial statements that comply with US GAAP.
  • Support the implementation of budgeting and forecasting systems and an integrated HR package.
  • Complete audits and reviews in accordance with external auditors.
  • Drive process improvement for accounting transactions.
  • Ensure that monthly reporting requirements are met and work with payroll provider to prepare semi-monthly payroll.
  • Assist in developing key financial policies and procedures and support the annual budgeting and monthly forecast process.



  • A minimum of 10 years of straight public accounting experience or a mix of public/private, with at least 3 years of direct management experience.
  • US GAAP, technical accounting, and internal controls proficiency.
  • Strong Excel and systems skills.
  • Influential leader with the ability to drive business process changes.
  • Multi-tasker who is analytical with an attention to detail.
  • A mentor and excellent communicator.
  • CPA required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.