Assistant controllers should have strong analytical, technology, communication and organizational skills. This position generally requires at least five years of experience in accounting or finance, and public accounting experience is highly valued. Businesses expect a Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, but many prefer applicants who also have a master?s degree in business administration (MBA) or an accreditation such as certified public accountant (CPA) or certified management accountant (CMA). Requirements Proven experience as assistant controller or other similar position Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.) Understanding of data analysis and forecasting Working knowledge of MS Office (especially excel) and accounting software (e.g. SAP) Well-organized with ability to prioritize Very good communication and interpersonal skills Attention to detail and problem-solving ability BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field is preferred Professional certification (e.g. CPA) is a plus
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