Assistant Controller

AP Professionals of Rochester
November 15, 2023
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190 Linden Oaks


AP Professionals of Rochester is partnering with a high-performing, global manufacturer to fill an Assistant Controller vacancy. This is a newly created role for this very stable and profitable business. Plus growth potential long-term, as they envision this person taking over as Controller. Set schedule of four days onsite and one day remote. But, there's certainly room for additional flexibility when needed. Annual bonus plus a signing bonus, too. If you have prior manufacturing industry experience, don't miss out on this chance to advance your career!


  • Assist with General Accounting functions such as financial reporting, fixed assets management, inter-company accounting, and daily expense analysis
  • Month-end closing including preparing and posting of journal entries and reconciling general ledger accounts
  • Help establish accounting policies and procedures
  • Assist in monitoring and managing Raw material, Work-in-process and Finished goods inventory
  • Aid in establishing and monitoring standard costs for each product and monitor MRP reports like inventory, cost absorptions and variances
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly business review and Business Unit Staff meeting packages
  • Help with financial, internal, and governmental audits to maintain compliance
  • Perform a monthly testing of internal controls, including SOX controls, using Audit and self-assessed tools (ASAT) to ensure compliance
  • Assist with monthly/quarterly/annual forecasting and budgeting as needed
  • Partner with Controller to monitor and analyze Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and Key Financial Indicators (KFI) to identify operational inefficiencies and recommend necessary improvements
  • Provide budget and project analysis for capital expenditures. Assist Controller with financial payback and ROI analysis on capital projects as well as post-implementation project review on completed projects
  • Assist on special projects for plant, division & corporate management


  • bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business administration
  • MBA and/or accounting certification (CPA, CMA) a big plus


  • 4+ years of directly related experience - manufacturer using a standard cost system
  • strong proficiency in Excel
  • familiarity with Oracle ERP system a plus
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