Assistant Controller

  • Competitive
  • Needham, MA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • RK Centers
  • 27 Sep 17 2017-09-27

The Assistant Controller is a key role within the company. Reporting to the Controller, the position is responsible for day to day accounting functions, cash management, financial reporting and analysis, and assisting with additional financial activities of the company. This person will also supervise the A/R and billing staff. This is a management position that offers excellent long term growth opportunity.


  • Review commercial real estate leases and be able to analyze and process pertinent financial information and other critical lease provisions
  • Assist with preparation of budgets, preparing necessary supporting documentation and justification
  • Review financial statements including: balance sheets, income statements, and corresponding reconciliation
  • Reconcile accounts and bank statements
  • Support cash management activities and banking relationships
  • Perform required adjustments and reconciliations
  • Assist with month and year-end close operations
  • Special projects and analysis for senior management

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrates a high concern for detail, accuracy, and compliance to Company policies and procedures
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of ten (10) years in accounting and ideally five (5) years in commercial real estate accounting
  • Basic understanding of general ledger activity, preference with Sage (Timberline) application
  • Proficiency with Excel and other MS applications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Must be a team oriented, problem solver
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external teams
  • Strong self-starter – possesses skill sets that provide growth with the company