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Assistant Controller

Company: IWCO
Location: Chanhassen
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

At IWCO, we spend our days in the relentless pursuit of better ideas, better creativity and better performance across all direct response marketing channels. It's about being impactful, disciplined and measurable, while enjoying the process, being a part of a supportive team and having some fun along the way.IWCO cares and plays an active role in our communities. We also work closely with industry partners, like the U.S. Postal Service, paper suppliers, technology innovators and execution partners to drive added value for our clients, push creativity, decrease costs and to drive better performance. If you're thinking of a new career, every day at IWCO we're about doing the same thing for our employees as we do for our clients: Making Better HappenSM. We care about results. And we care about each other. We all strive to be better today than we were yesterday. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and on-site wellness programs - not to mention the opportunity to work with the most talented people in marketing who'll challenge you and help you become better every day.Responsibilities include:Assist the Controller in the preparation, analysis and presentation of financial, treasury, and tax reports and statistics to management and outside organizationsOversee timely execution of the month-end close process and related reporting to ensure accurate financial results, meaningful financial analysis and the completion of all requirements within corporate timelines and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)Analyze, interpret, and present financial results. Monitor performance against budget and forecasted results. Provide financial information to all departments and assist in resolving questions and discrepancies.Review the reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis along with trend analysis to ascertain accuracy, completeness and appropriateness of balances.Coordinate activities in preparation for periodic audits and reviews by external organizations, including financial statement audits and tax complianceOversee the preparation and consolidation of financial statements on accordance with GAAP, including financial statements and related footnotes for annual audits and monthly compliance reporting packagesAssist with technical accounting matters, which includes the research of unusual, complex accounting transactions to determine the solutions to accounting issues and preparation of whitepapers where appropriate.Assist in the development and evaluation of accounting policies and procedural control systems and continuously improve effectiveness and compliance. This includes maintenance and performance of internal controls.Provide leadership, coaching and mentoring to department staff in general accounting, accounts payable, and accounts receivableAssist in the development of the annual budget and monthly forecast processesIdentify, initiate, and execute process documentation and improvements to improve team and cross-departmental efficiencies. Foster initiative-taking process reviews and improvements throughout the department.Maintain ERP systems to process transactions, capture and store data efficiently and accuratelyMinimum Experience/Education Requirements:S. Degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred5+ years professional accounting experience gained through increasingly responsible positions within Finance/Accounting2+ years of recent experience as an Accounting Manager, Assistant Controller, or comparable work experience while supervising othersProficient knowledge and use of MS Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPointExperience working within ERP systems with demonstrated ability to learn new systems and problem-solveDemonstrated ability to implement and maintain complex accounting systemsExperience working in a manufacturing environment preferredExcellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate with all levels within an organizationAbility to work under limited supervision and manage projects to completionDemonstrated willingness and ability to analyze and document processes, monitor compliance & ensure high standards in department outputsSelf-motivated and thrives in an autonomous environmentCritical thinking ability; independently identify problems, proposes solutions and executesSound administrative and project management skillsStrong analytical thinking and problem solving skillsParticipative style - team advocate who can effectively lead and influence othersResults and profit oriented with the ability to balance other business considerationsUp to 20% domestic travelPDN-99314f72-7773-4725-8ada-b766d8419f38

Keywords: IWCO, Minneapolis , Assistant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Chanhassen, Minnesota

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