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Assistant Controller

Industry: Software

Location: Irvine

Compensation: $140K – $150K + Bonus

Contact Raul Gonzalez

Publicly-traded software company has an immediate need for an Assistant Controller. This is a newly-created position due to exponential company growth.

The Assistant Controller should have a strong background in accounting including general ledger, accounts receivable and accounts payable functions. This role will also be responsible for overseeing and managing a team of 10 -15 direct and indirect reports as well as developing and mentoring staff.

Other Responsibilities include:

• Manage daily accounting operations, including handling general ledger and reviewing journal entries.
• Manage AP personnel and AP processes.
• Oversee AR function, including Billing and Collections.
• Oversight of month-end close, including review of account reconciliations, ensuring integrity of financial statements.
• Perform reconciliations, budget variance, and trend analyses as needed.
• Liaise with internal and external auditors, including performing walkthroughs and responding to audit requests.
• Actively participate in the implementation and monitoring of internal controls and establishment of accounting procedures.
• Participate in the maintenance of the general ledger system, ensuring that account and cost centers are opened, deactivated timely, and organized appropriately.
• Responsible for timely reporting and compliance of financial information.
• Provide leadership and effective management, development, and evaluation of staff.
• Continuously find opportunities to improve existing processes and internal controls to build more efficiency and mitigate risks.


Requirements include:

• 5+ years of related accounting and finance experience, as well as managerial experience, within a public company.
• 5+ years audit experience with a Big 4 public accounting firm, preferably with manager experience.
• Software or technology industry experience a plus.
• Recent Assistant Controller experience.
• Strong knowledge of SOX and integrating SOX requirements into business processes.
• Experience using financial system/ERP (NetSuite a plus).
• Advanced experience MS Excel
• Effective and efficient, well-organized with ability to be hands-on and detail oriented.

A CPA license is required for this position.

This is a fun, but very high-paced and dynamic environment.

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