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Assistant Controller

The position will report directly to the CFO and will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting and month-end closing responsibilities.

Date Posted

November 23, 2021

Job Type


Job Location

Salt Lake City, UT

Job Description:

Assistant Controller

Sure-Loc Hardware, LLC is a leading supplier of door and bath hardware throughout the United States, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Assa Abloy, a global leader in access solutions. Sure-Loc maintains a reputation for quality products and excellent customer service. As a result of growth, we are seeking to fill a new position to the organization, Assistant Controller. The position reports to the CFO and will be a key partner to the business, with responsibility for day-to-day accounting and month-end closing responsibilities. Key responsibilities include the following:

Responsibilities: ·   Manage key accounting functions including month-end close and consolidation, journal entries, account reconciliations, accounts payable, fixed assets and accounts receivable ·   Oversee all aspects of payroll processing, including maintaining payroll records and managing employee inquiries ·   Timely reporting of monthly financial metrics to Assa Abloy according to the reporting requirements provided ·   Collaborate with the CFO in the preparation of financial analyses and reports for executive management ·   Develop, implement, and maintain effective internal controls and processes and corresponding documentation ·   Drive ongoing process improvements to reduce the accounting close cycle, increase process efficiency, and enhance the quality of management information ·   Lead optimization and automation activities with respect to utilization of the ERP system ·   Lead a high performing accounting team ·   Participate/support budget and forecast processes ·   Special projects as needed

Requirements: ·   2-5 years of applicable experience, including previous experience as an assistant controller ·   Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting or Finance ·   Proficient in excel and utilization of ERP systems ·   Experience working with high-growth, fast-paced companies ·   Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written ·   Proficient in GAAP ·   Strong leadership skills – demonstrated success in building effective teams ·   Detail oriented ·   Strong analytical skills and sound business judgment ·   Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems ·   Experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment preferred ·   Hands on leader, yet strategic minded