Assistant Controller Job Description

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Assistant controllers are responsible for assisting accounting management and preparing statements that comply with all regulations and accounting guidelines. They set up control systems and identify discrepancies, as well as work toward the prevention of future discrepancies.

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We are looking for an organized and experienced assistant controller to work with our controller and accounting department. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing financial statements, maintaining internal controls, and supervising staff.


An assistant controller earns between $110,000 and $151,000 per year. The median salary for this position is $129,000 annually.


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