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Assistant Controller

Date Posted: 1/31/2023

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Job Description

The payroll process consists of weekly payroll and maintenance of employee time records. Duties/responsibilities include:
* Enters, maintains, and/or processes information in the payroll system; information may include employees' hourly rates, salaries, commissions, bonuses or other compensation, time worked, paid leave and holidays, deductions and withholding, address changes, and other information.
* Ensures proper processing of payroll deductions for taxes, benefits, charitable contributions, and other deductions.
* Prepares paperwork to give to Accounts Payable to issue, or reissues, physical or replacement checks or direct deposits due to payroll errors or final discharge.
* Records and processes federal and state payroll tax deposits.
* Ensures consistent application of payroll practices in conjunction with API policies that reflect compliance with State and Federal labor laws, works closely with the HR department.

General Accounting
* Generates the backlog report to include bookings and revenue data that is provided to Executive Leadership, Accounting and Sales teams.
* Maintains a computerized financial reporting system and compiles financial data
* Provides backup for Accounts Receivable job functions to include processing of invoices in a timely manner, research and investigate non-payments or invoice problems, determine customer credit status, call customers for collection, make bank deposits, apply cash into A/R system, maintain cash receipt register, and reconcile A/R balance to General Ledger.
* Participates in the posting, balancing, analysis and reconciliation of the general ledger and subsidiary accounts
* Coordinates monthly closing and production of financial statements to guarantee timely reporting
* Ensures accurate and timely submission of monthly and year-end financial reporting packages
* Ensures reconciliation and maintenance of all major general ledger accounts
* Maintains records of all financial documents with appropriate supporting material
* Assists in preparation of forecasts
* Assists in preparation of annual budgets
* Compiles financial data for income tax requirements
* Assists outside auditors at year-end to include preparing schedules, providing explanation of supporting materials and procedures, and preparing any other necessary data
* In the Controller's absence, responds to phone calls and meets with other company personnel to resolve problems of an immediate nature

Cost Accounting
* Prepares and reviews income/expense analysis
* Updates all standard costs
* Reviews and analyzes variances
* Assists in auditing and costing of inventories
* Performs and directs special projects as requested
* Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and five plus years related experience and/or training.

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Columbia, MD
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:1/31/2023
  • Contact: Mike Gross (410) 685-2470
  • Pay Range: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2301-191279