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AG08 - Assistant Controller

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Job Description:

Respected company seeking an Assistant Comptroller to join their team!Position Description:

The position is responsible for assisting the Chief Financial Officer or his/her designee for the District accounting, information technology functions, financial accounting and reporting activities, financial planning and for developing and implementing sound financial

Primary Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Provides interpretation of financial policies, governmental legislation, accounting theory, or other financial regulations.

  • Oversees the preparation of audit work-papers supporting the annual external audit process, including drafting of the required annual Management Discussion and Analysis report.

  • Supervises the accounting for and preparation of reports in conjunction with Federal, State, and Local grant assistance programs awarded to the District.

  • Prepare year end Trial Balances for the Districts grants.

  • Prepare journal vouchers for the reallocation of payroll costs to other grants.

  • Compiles regular monthly financial statements, statistical reports and analysis, special reports and analyses.

  • Performs analysis of financial transactions being considered by the District upon request.

  • Assists in the development of automated systems used to accumulate, track and report financial transactions.

  • Performs analysis of financial transactions being considered by the District upon request.

  • Reviews and evaluates regulatory compliance rules and establishes compliance procedures as required. ll. Responsible for assisting and planning of annual budgets.

  • Responsible for planning implementing and overseeing the use of a financial, fiscal and accounting database and system programming for the division within the District.

  • Makes recommendations to management regarding cost saving or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies.

  • Advises management regarding compliance requirements and develops programs as necessary to achieve compliance with regulatory agencies.

  • Coordinates and directs the preparation and issuance of the corporation's annual report.

  • Work with external Auditors on the annual audit.

  • Work with the CFO and Controller in planning and preparing the annual financial statements.

  • Supervising Accounting Staff in the absence of the CFO and Controller.

  • Other duties as assigned.


    This position will have supervisory responsibilities


    • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field

    • Five (5) to seven (7) years of accounting, governmental financial accounting, grants accounting or related business administration experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience that is determined to be directly related to the specific requirements may be substituted.


      • Must have valid Florida driver's license.


        • Able to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality.

        • Thorough and complete knowledge and understanding of governmental accounting principles and procedures.

        • Ability to prepare financial reports and statements in accordance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

        • Thorough knowledge of financial systems and procedures.

        • Ability to analyze and solve a wide variety of complex financial transactions and reports.

        • Ability to express ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing.

        • Strong interpersonal skills and conflict resolution skills.

        • PC literate, advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Internet research.

        • Ability to learn the computer software associated with position.

        • Must be a self-starter; able to work independently.

        • Ability to communicate effectively with management, internal staff and external vendors.

        • Ability to establish effective working relationships with co-workers, peers, various County and City employees, customers, and the general public.

        • Uses sound, independent judgment in daily work activities and exercises discretion; has strong ethical standards

          Position Details:

          • Direct Hire

          • Salary: $65,000/YR

          • Competitive Health & Benefits Package

          • Location: Lakeland, FL

            APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: JANUARY 10, 2020 - Start the new year with an amazing opportunity!Why Kelly--?With Kelly, accounting and finance professionals like you will have access to some of the worlds most respected companiesproviding you with challenging, high-visibility projects that can transform your career. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 5,500 finance and accounting professionals last year. Let us help advance your career today.About Kelly--At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

            Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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