Assistant Controller

Pel-State Services - Shreveport, LA2.1

Full-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $82,000 a year
Contribute to keep the accounting and financial processes of the company up to standard and ensure accurate financial reporting and control. Responsible for identifying and preventing discrepancies and helping establish and monitor control systems.

Manage journal entries and reconcile accounts for the monthly or annual closing
Review financial data on a monthly basis and consult with Controller about issues or discrepancies
Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements
Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices
Coordinate financial audits with the CFO and Controller
Support most aspects of accounting management (billing, tax forms, reporting etc.)
Oversee payroll processing, reporting and analytics
Analyze inventory evaluation and prepare inventory roll forward
Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability
Assist in the preparation of budgets or forecasts
Help in development of reports for management or regulatory bodies
Utilize accounting IT system to facilitate processes and maintain records
Assists in managing the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Accounting department.
Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations
Thorough knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
Understanding of data analysis and forecasting
Attention to detail and problem-solving ability
Strong communication, interpersonal and time management skills
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word and accounting software
EPay and Sage 100 a plus

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
4+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
Excellent 10-key speed and accuracy
Commitment to detailed financial accounting and reporting
Pel-State Services is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.