Overview

Atss is looking for a Division Controller for a client in the Mobile/Pascagoula area. 
 
GENERAL FUNCTION:  Directs accounting practices and the maintenance and preparation of fiscal records for the Company.   Has overall responsibility for general and property accounting, cost accounting, budgetary controls and, in some cases, data processing functions.   Reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:   The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being preformed and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.

 

Selects, assigns, instructs and supervises accounting managers, accountants, and accounting support personnel.
Administers general and cost accounting, property accounting, internal audit and records retention programs.
Maintains controls to ensure Company/Division policies and procedures are being followed.
Assumes responsibility for correct and accurate accounting classification of expenditures and documents, including capital and others.
Acts as an immediate contact with the Company’s auditors and governmental auditors including Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) on accounting matters.
Develops inventory control procedures affecting division operations, and is responsible for overseeing physical inventories.
Interprets operating results as they affect financial aspects and makes specific recommendations which will result in cost reductions and profit improvement.
 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:  

Extensive knowledge of accounting theory and practices and computerized accounting systems.
Considerable knowledge of company accounting policies and procedures, or the ability to acquire it quickly.
Ability to analyze and interpret fiscal and accounting records and to prepare accurate and complete financial statements from such records.
Ability to select, instruct, manage and effectively communicate with accounting staff.
Ability to maintain effective working relationship with employees, auditors and management is essential.
Experience with DCAA auditing.
 

EXPERIENCE & TRAINING:   Completion of four years of college level course work with major emphasis in accounting and extensive general accounting experience combined with supervisory experience; or any combination of experience and training which results in the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred.