Job Description

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Assistant Controller (100% remote)

  • Job Tag: #LI-RK1
  • Posted: March 17,2022

SkyWater is partnering with a high-growth distribution/professional services company looking to hire an Assistant Controller to join their global company! They are looking for someone with a strong business acumen who has the skills, confidence, and initiative to help run the company from a financial perspective. This person will collaborate up and down the organization, lead operational accounting, and assist with M&A and process improvement project work. This role can be based anywhere in the US. 


  • Oversee and participate in the month-end closing process to ensure accurate and timely reporting in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Including the consolidation of multiple legal entities.
  • Review and assist in reconciliations of major balance sheet accounts.
  • Evaluate internal controls, implements new controls as needed and improves existing controls in compliance with SOX.
  • Provide leadership, development, and oversight to the financial accounting staff.
  • Oversees accounts payable, account receivable and general accounting functions across our global accounting team. Including reviewing journal entries, account analyses, and other high level accounting functions.
  • Reviews processes and recommends modifications to existing process and puts in place new processes to drive financial accuracy, efficiency, and automation.
  • Work across departments, including sales and operations, to understand the financial implications of operational tasks and implement any new accounting procedures related to new operational activity.
  • Coordinate required information for the external audit and serve as one of the main internal contacts during the audit.
  • Help direct the financial onboarding of companies acquired through our M&A activities.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA and at least 2+ years public accounting experience preferred
  • 5+ years of similar experience in a midsized company with increasing levels of responsibility and oversight of others.
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP and internal controls.
  • Strong interest in being involved in the overall operations of a growing company.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Desire to succeed in a highly competitive but collaborative, ever-changing environment.

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