Assistant Controller , Telecommute/Work Remotely

JONS International Marketplace
Assistant Controller
Job ID: 
Telecommute/Work Remotely
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Job Types:
Assistant Department Manager

Position Summary :

  • The Assistant Controller reports to the Senior Controller and is responsible for an accounting staff consisting of the financial analyst, a/p supervisor, payroll administrator and a/p clerks.
  • The manager position is critical in safeguarding corporate assets with implementation and maintenance of controls and procedures. The manager not only maintains but is also expected to be able to devise new processes and integrate them into the work schedule. Position is hands on with detail, journals, recons, etc.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee Accounts Payable – correct payments, processed timely and accurately, vendor issue resolution.
  • Payroll accounting – supervise in-house payroll, utilizing SAGE HRMS Suite, for 900 employees, processing tax returns and payments.
  • Tax accounting – sales tax, business taxes and all other misc. permits and fees, including handling of audits by taxing authorities.
  • Oversee quarterly closings; timely processing in ap, journal entries, account analysis.
  • Assist in supervision of quarterly inventories of stores and warehouses.
  • Manage the accounting staff on a daily, perform annual reviews of all staff.
  • Manage daily banking – reconciling all activity to general ledger.
  • Budget Preparation – oversee preparation and development of an annual budget.


  • Preferred experience in grocery retail accounting
  • Accounting degree
  • Experience in managing personnel, minimum 5 years supervision.
  • Strong computer skills, MAS 500 a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Experience in payroll accounting, SAGE ABRA -HRMS a plus
  • Experienced in filing taxes for all aspects of business.
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