Interim Assistant Controller

Ambler, PA

Posted: 11/07/2018 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Accounting Job Number: 1720

Are you a talented Accountant who wants to work for a great company? Do you have great analytical abilities but still possess a knack for fostering positive interpersonal work relationships? Do you have your CPA and experience working in higher education or non-profit environments? If so than we have an incredible opportunity for you. We are seeing an Interim Assistant Controller for a very well known institution in Montgomery County. This role will be a 6-month engagement during which time, you will be a major decision maker. This opportunity affords a high degree of exposure as you will work very closely with executive management and the Board, and will be a key player in the operations of the accounting and finance group.

Responsibilities include:

  • Timely completion of all account reconciliations and review of bank reconciliations
  • Perform oversight of general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, inventory, payroll, and cash flow management
  • Review journal entries and budget entries for proper documentation as well as overall understanding and accuracy
  • Assist in and partner with others to manage the broader financial functions of the company including financial planning, stock administration, treasury, and tax functions
  • Work with outside accounting partners
  • Work on ad-hoc projects for Senior management related to accounting processes
  • Take the lead on state and county requests as well as annual surveys
  • Oversight of immediate staff and will report to the Director


  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • CPA required, Master's Degree highly preferred
  • Non-profit or higher education experience highly preferred
  • Advanced user in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of the organization
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