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Posted: Fri Mar 08 2024

Assistant Controller

Elkhart, Indiana

Direct Hire

JOB TITLE: Assistant Controller

STATUS: Exempt

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Finance

SUPERVISES: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable




Supervises the day-to-day accounting operations including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger accounting, reconciliations, tax packages, cash management, fixed assets and assisting in the financial close process and financial statement preparation. Serves as backup to the Vice President of Finance, with a succession plan geared toward the Vice President of Finance role.




¨ Manage, support and mentor A/P and A/R team in the Elkhart office

¨ Oversee the month-end general ledger close process

¨ Support the activities of both internal and external auditors throughout the year by providing requested documentation, explanations for large or unusual transactions and communication of critical accounting processes

¨ Monthly account reconciliations

¨ Compile, analyze and distribute various financial reports

¨ Consolidated fixed asset tracking and reporting

¨ Recording of payroll to the general ledger

¨ Serve as backup to Human Resources Manager for payroll processing and other related tasks

¨ Research and analyze GAAP and other accounting issues on a regular basis to ensure the Company’s accounting practices are in compliance with current accounting standards and SOX

¨ Maintain and review standard costing system

¨ Review and approve customer credits, purchase requisitions, and other financial transactions

¨ Assist in the annual budget process

¨ Seek ways to improve the efficiency of day to day processes

¨ Participate in creating and updating all accounting policies and procedures

¨ Partner with the Vice President of Finance to improve controls across our general ledger and key business cycles

¨ Serve as backup to the Vice President of Finance

¨ Participates in succession planning geared toward the Vice President of Finance role

¨ Special projects as needed by management





¨ Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent

¨ CPA / CMA or candidate a plus

¨ Supervisory experience preferred

¨ 3-5+ years general ledger accounting experience

¨ Manufacturing experience preferred

¨ Experience utilizing integrated ERP system (QAD a plus)

¨ Multi-currency accounting experience preferred

¨ Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office

¨ Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills

¨ Strong knowledge of internal controls, and experience in setting up and maintaining internal controls

¨ High potential leader with interest in opportunities for promotion

¨ Willingness to relocate in 2-5 year timeframe to a different TransDigm operating unit as Vice President of Finance