Assistant Controller

Execuforce LLC - Palo Alto, CA

Full-time$170,000 - $180,000 a year
Execuforce is seeking an Assistant Controller on a direct hire basis for established company in Palo Alto. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Responsible for leading the accounting department with accurate and timely close in accordance with GAAP, including reviewing journal entries, accruals, analysis and reconciliations
  • Identify and implement opportunities to increase efficiencies and improve processes
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the accounting team as well as direction in cross-functional initiatives
  • Administer and maintain the Company’s accounting policies and procedures in accordance with accounting rules and regulations
  • Lead monthly meeting to review operating expenses
  • Partner with FP&A to provide consultative support in the understanding of budget variances
  • Oversee international accounting requirements and consolidation
  • Ensure adherence with GAAP in areas of responsibility including performing accounting research and preparing memos
  • Participate and lead projects as required
  • Oversee corporate SOX 404(b) program working closely with external and internal auditors
  • Oversee internal control testing performed by external and internal auditors
  • Direct activities and set expectations of finance team, external auditors and internal auditors on operational controls as well as finance system related IT controls
  • Serves as lead liaison with external auditors
  • Review 10Q, 10K, Proxy, and XBRL tags for accuracy
  • Prepare tie-out binder supporting all SEC filings
  • Prepare GAAP checklist ensuring that all necessary disclosures are included in filings
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in accounting
  • Prior supervisory experience is required
  • CPA (or CMA) a plus
  • Prior SOX experience
  • Strong Excel skills required
Interested candidates should send their most current resume to