Assistant to the Controller

CITY Laundering Co. - Oelwein, IA

About Us:
Since 1906, CITY has thrived as an independently owned industrial laundry provider with its distinctive ability to go above and beyond with responsive and committed values. Generations have trusted CITY, and as a multi-generational, family-owned company, we have forged partnerships with clients that last. By reinvesting in employees, the latest technology, and its facilities, CITY continues to focus on ways to improve its service. We're an old company but we're not old school- we invest in the latest technologies in order to serve our customers and communities efficiently and sustainably.
We are looking for a dedicated individual that is ready to work in a fast-paced, growing industry. You would be responsible for overseeing front office staff that execute a variety of accounting and bookkeeping duties per established policies and procedures. This position is one that is designed to be a development path within our Accounting Dept. The right individual will enjoy working in a team environment, have an understanding of accounting principles, and have good customer service/communication skills. Must be detail oriented, deadline oriented, and possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-changing environment. Regular, reliable attendance is required.

A typical day may include any of the following:
  • payroll data entry and collection of information
  • Discuss the day's tasks with direct reports and track progress throughout day
  • Assist with month end closing entries
  • Respond to vendor inquiries
  • Manage and make daily deposits
  • Make calls to resolve accounts receivable
  • Work closely with the Controller learning accounting related functions
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Requires experience in general ledger accounting, (journal entries, A/P, A/R, bank reconciliations). Educational requirements include a minimum of BA in Accounting or equivalent experience. Prefer experience in supervision and working in a team environment but will train the right candidate with an interest in a fast track accounting career path.
Post offer physical and substance testing is required.
Selected candidate must also pass criminal background screening. EOE

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