Assistant Controller

Houston, TX

Employment Type: Direct Category: General Accounting Job Number: 18175 Work Model: #LI-Onsite Internal Reference: #LI-TM1

Job Description



A family-friendly, high growth company located in South Houston has doubled revenues in 3 years and will be growing revenues by almost 200% by the end of 2023! Come be a part of the team!

Due to the growth, they need an Assistant Controller with 5+ years of experience in G/L accounting, financial reporting, and analysis.

The company has a down-to-earth, friendly, and positive culture. The team is comprised of smart, energetic individuals who are passionate about providing exceptional customer service. They care about their employees and strive to make their lives better - aligning their dual purpose of making their customers’ lives easier and improving the lives of our employees. Plus, they have FANTASTIC BENEFITS with a 5% 401k match and a profit-sharing contribution to retirement!


The Assistant Controller’s expertise and contributions will directly impact on the company’s ability to meet their financial goals and drive success. As a leader within the company, you must have a good and strong character to ensure high standards are maintained, processes are improved, and efficiencies are gained in a spirit of trust and respect. The ideal candidate will possess a forensic accounting mindset to take full ownership of accounting processes.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist with management of all accounting operations including journal entries and bank reconciliations.
  • Manage a team of 3 direct reports.
  • Support budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis for the company.
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements and reports for leadership and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain a strong control environment, enforcing policies and procedures to prevent fraud, and safeguard company assets.
  • Oversee procurement and purchasing activities, ensuring compliance with company policies, and driving cost-effective purchasing decisions.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards, regulations, and internal controls.
  • Develop and implement efficient processes and procedures, identifying areas for improvement, and drive implementation.
  • Assist with internal and external audits, providing necessary documentation and explanations.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the annual budget and periodic forecasting processes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure accurate recording of financial transactions.
  • Lead and challenge annual audits, working closely with auditors to ensure compliance and resolve any identified issues.
  • Stay updated on accounting principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Conduct financial analysis and provide insights to management.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field is required.
  • 5+ years of proven progressive experience in accounting.
  • CPA or parts passed is a big plus.
  • Demonstrated expertise in inventory control and procurement/purchasing processes.
  • Experience in writing procedures and policies.
  • Exceptional knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and regulations (GAAP and/or IFRS).
  • Experience with accounting software, emerging technologies, and advanced Excel skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, critical thinking, forensic accounting mindset, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated passion for accounting processes, analysis, and problem-solving.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills with non-accounting audiences, such as operations, sales, manufacturing, etc.
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