Assistant Controller

McCoy's Building Supply - San Marcos, TX3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $78,000 - $110,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
SUMMARY

Directs procedures and computer application systems necessary to maintain proper records and controls to afford adequate accounting and financial activities of an organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Create, coordinate, and evaluate the financial programs and supporting information systems of the Company to include budgeting, tax planning, real estate, and conservation of assets
Approve and coordinate changes and improvements in automated financial and management information systems for the company
Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements
Oversee the approval and processing of revenue, expenditure, and position control documents, department budgets, mass salary updates, ledger, and account maintenance and data entry
Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, budgets, and information reports
Supports and monitors relational databases and business information systems
Creates BI reports for end users
Trains end-users on using BI tools
Develops interfaces for main system components
Provides support for production applications, which include but are not limited to the following: Lawson, Content Manager, Cognos, Kyriba, and MS Sharepoint Development
Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards
Recommends modifications to existing corporate programs
Participates with other executive and management staff in the establishment of major corporate economic strategies, objectives, and policies for Company
Ensure records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards
Develop and direct the implementation of strategic business and/or operational plans, projects, programs, and systems
Analyze cash flow, cost controls, and expenses to guide business leaders
Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
Serve on planning and policy-making committees
Prepare Primary LIFO and Capital Lease Calculation Annually
Arranges for audits of Company's accounts
Advises management on desirable operational adjustments due to tax code revisions.
Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies
Coordinating and preparing all required documentation for Sales Tax Audits and interacting with the State lead auditor and notifying management of any items that need to be addressed with internal policy
Manages 401k reporting and remittances, federal tax reporting and remittances, sales tax audits and quarterly 941 filing
Follows Standard Operating Procedures while carrying out the responsibilities of position
Attends all team meetings and company training sessions as required
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage 2-8 subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 10-20 employees in the Accounting, Payroll, and Budgeting Department. Assistant Controller is also responsible for the supporting Controller with the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. Assistant Controller / Systems Accountant will also carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university, and five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to utilize strong multi-tasking, organizational, prioritization, and follow-up skills necessary for managing multiple accounting issues at one time in a professional hands-on manner and under minimal supervision
Ability to utilize Microsoft Word & Excel, IBM Content Manager, Lawson, and other 3rd party software applications at an advanced level, including systems implementation
Knowledge and understanding of basic, intermediate, and advanced accounting principles, including dollar value LIFO calculations
Prior advanced experience working in the retail industry, including retail inventory experience
Minimum completion of one or more parts of the Uniform CPA or CMA exam
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Current licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Prior or applicable experience in advanced process flow and integration skills to review, enhance, and/or improve as needed
Knowledge of information system and operations control
Advanced Excel and Database Experience
Experience working with Lawson (or similar Enterprise Accounting Software) including (but not limited to): General Ledger Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Cash Module, Activity Management
Exposure to payroll processing processes and systems