Assistant Controller Americas

Columbus, OH, United States

Job Summary

Reporting to the Group Controller and Finance Director, the Assistant Controller will be a key contributor in building a dynamic accounting and finance organization dedicated to financial integrity and focused on supporting our growth strategy. Responsible for the accounting controls support of Dümmen Orange operating companies in North and Central America.

Key Qualifications

  • Proven experience as an assistant controller or other similar position
  • 5+ years working experience and knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
  • International corporate experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and accounting software (e.g. SAP, QuickBooks)
  • Adept at compliance requirements and reporting
  • Proven organizational capacity
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and a commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Pro-active, solutions driven and able to drive improvements in financial processes, systems and reporting.
  • Willingness to travel
  • Proficiency in Spanish a plus


  • Support most aspects of accounting management (internal controls, month end process, reporting, etc.)
  • Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with accounting standard and established best practices
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements
  • Manage journal entries, etc. and reconcile accounts for the monthly or annual closing
  • Participate in preparation for the annual audit
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets or forecasts
  • Help in development of reports for management or regulatory bodies
  • Review the company’s accounting information to identify and resolve inaccuracies or imbalances
  • Utilize accounting IT system to facilitate processes and maintain records
  • Support post-merger integrations
  • Ad-hoc financial functions


  • BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field is preferred
  • Professional certification (e.g. CPA) is a plus

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