Assistant Controller

Erickson Inc. Portland , OR 97228

Posted 5 days ago

Position Purpose

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the General Accounting including managing the General Ledger and closing the books on a monthly basis.

  • Manages the intercompany transactions with the foreign subsidiaries.

  • Prepares/Reviews monthly reconciliations on general ledger accounts, including bank reconciliations.

  • Prepares and manages the accounting policies and procedures documentation and the general ledger chart of accounts.

  • Manages the financial close process; accuracy, integrity, timeliness.

  • Prepares monthly consolidated financial statements

  • Reviews monthly internal financial statements and provides analytical commentary/support to Finance group

  • Performs consolidation and elimination accounting

  • Responsible for Inventory control process

  • Reviews and approves account and bank reconciliations

  • Coordinates accounting staff and annual financial audit

  • Collaborates with Finance and Department Managers to support department goals and objectives.

Scope & Accountabilities

Internal Stakeholders are:

Accounting staff, departmental managers

External Stakeholders are:

Auditors

Competencies

Leading & Managing Change

  • Defines and leads business change(s) and holds team members accountable for change management. Effectively communicates changes, reasons and benefits for change. Provides team with appropriate tools/resources to implement change. Manages resistance to change and builds support. Measures effectiveness of change initiatives.

Talent Development

  • Fosters employee development by providing a supportive learning environment. Advises, assists, mentors and provides feedback to others to encourage and inspire the development of work-related competencies and long-term career growth.

Strategic Thinking

  • Proactively monitors emerging trends within and outside own industry sector to identify business challenges and opportunities. Understands the big picture and thinks in creative, synergistic and innovative ways to develop and execute strategic plans and initiatives within own functional area. Takes action considering the situation, the issues, the key players, and business landscape. Engages stakeholders to understand long term objectives, priorities and vision of the organization and creates buy-in to drive the organization forward.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant.

  • Hands on corporate accounting experience. Excellent quantitative analytical skills, including significant relevant experience with financial consolidations.

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially with Excel.

  • Experience with GL/ERP systems, business intelligence software, and experience working and extracting information from various accounting platforms.

Special Position Requirements

None

Travel
25%


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