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Job Id:

23393

Job Category:

Internal ZP Group Opportunities

Job Location:

Mclean, VA  22102

Security Clearance:

No Clearance

Business Unit:

Piper Companies

JOB DESCRIPTION

Piper Companies is currently looking to hire an Assistant Controller to work under the Company’s Corporate Controller and be responsible for the accounting operations of the Company and its subsidiaries.  The Assistant Controller will manage day-to-day account activity and oversee internal audits.  S/he will be responsible for developing financial systems, procedures and controls designed to ensure accurate recordkeeping and to make the department more efficient. 

The selected candidate will oversee a small team which will expand in support of the Company’s continued growth.  The individual will have frequent exposure to the CFO and the Company’s leadership team.  They will also have daily interaction with the production team so strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills are required.

The core functions of this role will include:

  • A/R and Collections
  • A/P Processing
  • Payroll Oversight
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual close


Responsibilities of the Assistant Controller include:

  • Post bills to the Company’s A/P system
  • Recommend and deploy improvements to the Company’s timekeeping, invoicing, reporting and payroll system
  • Manage the chart of accounts and accounting software package
  • Oversee invoicing and ensure prompt collections
  • Perform weekly bank reconciliations
  • Develop a system of controls over accounting transactions
  • Provide payroll information to Payroll Manager
  • Review payroll for accuracy
  • Prepare checklist and perform monthly, quarterly and annual closes
  • Analyze variances to budget/forecast and prepare summaries for CEO & CFO review
  • Respond to data requests from Company’s Auditors
  • Additional duties as assigned


Requirements of the Assistant Controller include:

  • 8+ years experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • CPA required
  • Prior managerial experience
  • Experience implementing accounting systems
  • Prior staffing company or other high volume business
  • Government contacting experience a plus
  • IT Product and/or Service experience a plus
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness are a must
  • Polished written and verbal communication skills

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Job Id:

23393

Job Category:

Internal ZP Group Opportunities

Job Location:

Mclean, VA  22102

Security Clearance:

No Clearance

Business Unit:

Piper Companies