Assistant Controller

Cambridge, MA 02141

Posted: 01/07/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 82289

Our client in Cambridge, MA is seeking an Assistant Controller to join their team. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the daily operations of the Accounting Department and performing a variety of duties pertaining to the Accounting and Financial Reporting functions. Apply today!

Benefits for the Assistant Controller: 
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield health and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(K) plan
  • 100% employer pension plan
  • Vacation/sick/personal time
  • Tuition assistance
  • Incentive plans

Responsibilities for the Assistant Controller:
  • Assist Controller with managing the evolution of the company's financial information system and ancillary systems
  • Manage the daily operations of the Accounting Department and generate various financial and regulatory reports 
  • Ensure the timely and accurate preparation of monthly/quarterly/periodic management and regulatory reports
  • Assist Controller in the development and implementation of bank policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Analyze reconciliations and resolve outstanding items and accounting related issues
  • Prepare and assist with month end closing entries, accruals and related reports
  • Responsible for the development of Accounting Department’ s daily activities to meet the changing needs of management
  • Recalculate accrued interest receivable on a monthly basis and provide a written report to management
  • Participate in the wire transfer process and review set up of investment securities activity
  • Evaluate, develop, implement and monitor regulatory compliance issues
  • Assist in the preparation and development of the company's operating and capital budgets
  • Keep abreast of accounting, tax and industry developments
Requirements for the Assistant Controller:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in accounting or finance
  • 5+ years of experience in Bank accounting and/or financial management
  • 3-5 years of management experience
  • Previous Management experience
  • Knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Customer Identification Program (CIP), and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulatory requirements
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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