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Assistant Controller

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Date: Apr 27, 2021

Location: South Bend, IN, US, 46617

Company: AM General LLC

GENERAL SUMMARY

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Assistant Controller is responsible for financial reporting, maintaining the financial systems, and the daily operations of the general accounting and billing teams.  The Assistant Controller is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of financial records by performing financial analysis, reviewing accruals and journal entries, and ensuring account reconciliations are performed timely.  The Assistant Controller is also responsible for managing and coordinating audit requests from the Company’s external financial auditors.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Aids in preparation of annual budget and provides monthly budget reports to department heads and other budget managers, assisting them in resource management.
  • With the Controller, establishes monthly / quarterly / yearly reporting calendar and coordinates closes.
  • Assists in end-to-end close process, including periodic preparation and review of journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Prepares monthly financial statements, management / board reports and trend analysis to ensure that all results are proper and prepared in accordance with GAAP guidelines.
  • Monitors and analyzes actual results compared to budget throughout the year.
  • Supports the annual audit including providing schedules of account analysis and other periodic and year-end closing data as needed and as required for outside auditors.
  •  Supports the update of department procedures manual while continuously identifying areas where procedures can be improved.
  • Assist with the management of accounting operations including general ledger, revenues and billing
  • Research technical accounting literature for proper treatment of accounting matters
  • Manage the annual financial statement audit preparation and execution.

EDUCATION & SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required with an MBA preferred.
  •  CPA license is required.
  • Five (5) or more years of progressive accounting experience with experience with general accounting /audit at a public accounting firm.
  • Solid understanding of GAAP.
  • Prior experience with SAP ERP system preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong Excel skills required.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.

PHYSICAL EFFORTS

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. 
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and or move objects up to 25 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routine uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and copy, fax and scanning machines.

TRAVEL

Up to 25% travel required.

Our Commitment to You

AM General is committed to providing a work environment that fosters inclusion and acceptance and that is free of discrimination.  We believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees’ ideas and decisions help us all flourish.  AM General is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE) without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  


We encourage all candidates to review our job responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any position that matches the candidate’s skillsets.   The company is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: (574) 237-6222 or dallas.dreher@amgeneral.com.

 

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