VP - Assistant Controller

Germantown, Maryland

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Type: Direct-Hire

Experience: 0

Category: Accounting & Finance

Brand: ALTA IT Services

Job ID: 272484

Date Posted: 11/17/2022

Start Date: 11/08/2021

Shortcut: http://jobs.systemoneservices.com/4mYgtn

Vice President, Assistant Corporate Controller who will be responsible for assisting in several accounting functions including SEC reporting, Technical Accounting, Internal Controls, and Financial Systems transformation. This role will be based in our Germantown, MD office, and will report to the Chief Accounting Officer. This is a highly visible position with teams located in CO and MD, and collaboration with multiple international locations. Accounting Operations has oversight of Corporate Accounting, Operational Accounting, Technical Accounting, SEC and Statutory Reporting, SOX and Shared Services.  

We are looking for a proven leader, results-oriented, with a track record of accomplishing objectives in a complex environment. Equally important is solid business judgment, high integrity and ability to partner with the senior management team to drive the strategic vision of the company.  The successful candidate will regularly collaborate with senior management, our legal team, the business and functional group personnel worldwide, as well as our various professional service providers.

The ideal candidate needs to know exactly what needs to be done to grow, improve and scale our Accounting Operations and must be able to take initiative, get the job done with little or no direction and be able to drive significant value and change into the business – both within our department and company-wide.   

  • Lead the team in all aspects of accounting to ensure accurate and timely financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • Review the monthly and quarterly results with senior financial management
  • Manage the full cycle close, including SOX controls, compliance related tasks, key reserve evaluation and certain account reconciliations
  • Assure accuracy, timeliness, and conformity with professional accounting standards and best practices in accordance with USGAAP on a consolidated basis and the appropriate local GAAP for the statutory records
  • Support all SEC and statutory reporting globally and ensure compliance
  • Manage SOX structures and compliance globally – including challenging, maintaining and monitoring corporate and department compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures
  • Build and continuously improve best in class process and procedures for areas of responsibility
  • Identify, design and implement process improvements, as appropriate, to simplify, standardize and streamline efforts
  • Partner with the CAO to determine accounting implications for all material business decisions
  • Coordinate work relating to both internal and external audits in the periodic review of the company financial records as well as the implementation of agreed upon recommendations, related to areas of responsibility, resulting from audit findings
  • Coach and develop team members, including establishing annual goals and monitoring progress and achievement of results
  • Lead finance policy development and process definition and improvement activities
  • Perform ad hoc analyses and make recommendations to improve company profitability
  • Domestic and international travel is required

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Active CPA
  • 15+ years progressive accounting experience with recent experience at a multi-national public company with responsibility over the consolidated close, technical accounting and financial reporting
  • 5+ years of progressive management experience
  • 5+ years Big 4 public accounting experience
  • Possess a concrete understanding of US GAAP and IFRS – including but not limited to
    • Investment and debt accounting
    • M&A and transactional accounting
    • Revenue recognition and multiple element arrangements products, services, long-term contracts and lease arrangements
    • Complex consolidation, allocation processes and foreign exchange
    • Intercompany transactions and eliminations
    • Other complex transactions, including related party transactions and those transactions involving long-lived assets and the requirement for periodic assessments for impairment?
  • Recent experience working with large ERP systems (Oracle or SAP) and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM/FDM).

For immediate consideration, please apply directly or contact Sunita Mehta at (240) 695-0455.


System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering outsourced services and workforce solutions across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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