Sample Job Description for Assistant Controller

The job of an Assistant Controller has mostly got to do with accounts and finance. The responsibilities involve assisting the Accounts/Finance Controller with budgeting, forecasting, bank account reconciliation, and other functions of the department. Here is a sample job description template for the position of Assistant Controller.

Job Title: Assistant Controller

Years of Experience: 10+​ to 15 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Summary:

Growing company located in the Exton area is looking for an Assistant Controller. Will be responsible for all daily, weekly, and monthly accounting functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assistance with the budgeting and forecasting process
  • Assisting Controller with management of finance department
  • Responsible for completeness and accuracy of monthly general ledger reconciliations and analyses
  • Responsible for periodic operational reports and proformas
  • Responsible for periodic corporate reporting and month-end close process with review by Controller and/​or VP Finance
  • Preparation of certain compensation schedules

Position Requirements:

  • Preferred past supervisory experience.​
  • Experience with Quickbooks is a plus.
  • Candidate must have a 4 year Bachelor’s degree and CPA, with 4 plus years of Accounting / Finance experience;
  • Proficient Microsoft Excel experience desired.​
  • large CPA firm / Audit experience a plus.
  • Working conditions and Work hours:
  • Work Hours: 8h/day