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Assistant Controller

Company: Savers / Value Village
Location: Meridian
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:


Assistant Controller Job Description


Savers is seeking an Assistant Controller to lead day to day accounting functions including financial reporting, controls and compliance, close and consolidation, technical accounting. External audit and enterprise software implementation.

The Assistant Controller will complement the current accounting team in ensuring timely and accurate period close and reporting of its financial statements. This role reports to the Controller.

Essential Job Functions:

Lead/mentor/develop team of 10+

  • Lead Close/consolidation/internal reporting functions for monthly closing process
  • Manage day to day accounting functions
  • Manage external audit with external accounting firm
  • Implement and lead financial controls/compliance initiatives
  • Implement account reconciliation process and software (Blackline)
  • Implement consolidation module for ERP - manual to automated consolidation
  • Manage monthly reporting processes for BOD/management/internal customers
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP, including implementation of new standards and impact on business
  • Work closely with all Business Partner within organization regarding all accounting and financial reporting matters
    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Strong internal control knowledge or Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements with experience in compliance infrastructure
    • Strong knowledge of GAAP - US and international
    • Change management /process improvement orientation
    • Intellectual curiosity/critical thinking
    • Ability to identify areas of improvement and drive results
    • High sense of urgency
    • Manage multiple responsibilities, meet deadlines and strong attention to detail
    • Strong leadership and people development skills
    • Ability to execute and implement accounting policies
    • ERP implementation experience - Dynamics 365 Financial and PowerBI
    • Experience with external audit firm - participation in annual audit process
    • External financial statement preparation (10Q/10K helpful but not required)
    • Strong technical accounting skills - including international accounting
    • Excellent Excel skills
    • Report writing skills including research, design and analysis
      Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience:

      Bachelor's degree in accounting, CPA preferred
      • Minimum of 10 years accounting experience
      • Experience in multiunit retail experience a plus
      • 3-5 years of public accounting experience and 3-5 years in a similar role
      • Experience with Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations a plus
      • Process improvement/project management skills a plus
      • Some travel required
        Physical Requirements:

        Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
        • Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word.
        • Ability to receive detailed information through verbal communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
        • Ability to receive detailed information visually through written communication (both physical and electronic).
          FLSA Status


          Tools and Equipment Used:

          Laptop or desktop computer, phone, copy machine, etc.



          Work Address:

          SSC Boise, ID / Remote

          Salary range is $135K - $150K DOE

Keywords: Savers / Value Village, Meridian , Assistant Controller, Professions , Meridian, Idaho

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