Assistant Controller

/Assistant Controller
  • Full Time
  • Cary, NC

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Is Relocation Available? : No. No relocation available.

Assistant Global Controller


The Assistant Global Controller is a highly visible role that requires great interpersonal and communication skills as it will interact with multiple levels of the organization. It serves a critical role in the company’s continuing transformation, as well as driving change in our financial processes for our rapidly growing business. This role will lead improvement and development of the company’s internal control structure. The Assistant Global Controller is a “hands-on” position which requires partnering with the Corporate Controller in providing technical accounting guidance, development/ implementation of accounting policies/procedures and creating a controlled environment to support company future organic/inorganic growth.


  • Develop/implement accounting policies and procedures to ensure timely and accurate financial reports and strong internal controls to include processes and global standards for account reconciliations, account usage and ensure a common standard for account hierarchies across the company
  • Take on an informal leadership role in the finance organization assisting the Global Corporate Controller in preparing monthly closing and ensuring timely and accurate closing results
  • Assist Global Corporate Controller in preparing consolidated financial statements ensuring accuracy, completeness, and timely analysis of the results
  • Support annual budget process including departmental budget reviews, prepare forecasts and analyze performance compared against budgets and forecasts
  • Create the company’s internal audit program and the associated structure for the company
  • Partner with Group and Regional finance team to develop Internal audit plan, ensure the execution and communicate the findings and recommendations
  • Objectively assess a company’s IT and/or business processes and identify shortfalls or gaps in processes
  • Assess the company’s risks and the efficacy of its risk management efforts
  • Ensure that the organization is complying with relevant laws and statutes,
  • Evaluate internal control and make recommendations on how to improve
  • Promote ethics and help identify improper conduct, and assure safeguards and investigate fraud


Years and Type of Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related discipline required
  • CPA certification required
  • Minimum of 10 years controllership/ technical accounting experience
  • Experience with IFRS accounting standards and accounting for foreign entities is required
  • Proficiency in internal control design, documentation and implementation required

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to solve complex problems and drive continuous improvement in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
  • Drive for results and a strong sense of urgency
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills with an ability to influence on a wide range of subjects
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management and work cross functionally across the Company
  • Well-developed knowledge of accounting practices and financial concepts

Disclosure: These responsibilities are in no way meant to be conclusive.  May be asked to perform other necessary and related responsibilities accordingly.

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