Assistant Controller


The Assistant Controller will provide hands-on general accounting support for Stellar. This seasoned individual will be both a team leader and strong individual contributor and be responsible for areas relating to general ledger, accounts payable, fixed assets, financial controls, annual audit, and special projects. In addition, this position will help set accounting policies, design and implement automation of accounting processes, improve procedures and internal controls, and oversee the accounting for all locations.


The successful candidate will be able to apply his/her technical accounting knowledge, and analytical skills to lead a highly scalable and efficient accounting team. The ideal candidate is a demonstrated leader in finance and accounting operations with strong presence, a collaborative working style, and excellent management and leadership skills with the ability to provide clear direction to their team while also functioning as an individual contributor.


  • Actively evaluate, develop and implement new accounting policies and procedures to respond to changes in regulations and GAAP
  • Direct a tight general ledger month-end close process and ensure journal entries are accurate to the entity, department, and account level
  • Own the balance sheet with detailed review of all appropriate account analyses and reconciliations of key balance sheet accounts
  • Continually evaluate and optimize month-end close processes, striving to deliver process automation, and improved accuracy
  • Supervise, develop, establish, and review goals for direct reports
  • Provide leadership in strengthening one’s own skills as well as skills of staff members with a commitment to mentoring and training
  • Coordinate with IT to maintain integrity of financial and accounting related systems
  • Coordinate auditor, legal and management review of all financial transactions
  • Interface with various managers outside the accounting team to develop enhanced internal controls and operational policies and procedures as required
  • Continually strive to improve in all aspects of job requirements
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Ability to quickly grasp company operations and business drivers
  • Ability to identify technical accounting, process related and systems related issues, and provide hands on and strategic focus in addressing such issues
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to plan formulation as well as execution
  • Extreme attention to detail (the importance of detail orientation, particularly in the review of analyses cannot be overemphasized)
  • Ability to work in dynamic, fast paced, fast growing company where adaptability is imperative
  • Demonstrated skills in supervising teams, coaching staff and creating high performance environments
  • Ability to interact with executives and across functions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; willingness to appropriately debate difficult issues; ability to think quickly and present to any audience
  • Self-motivated, innovative and the ability to initiate and lead change
  • Highest professional standards and personal and professional integrity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with strong Excel skills and direct experience with enterprise software applications
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting or Finance required, CPA strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of accounting experience, with 3 or more years in a leadership position 

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Lead department development & strategy execution

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to sit or stand and move about the facility
  • Required to read documents and computer screens

Work Environment:

  • Usual office working conditions
  • Occasional exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, fumes, and odors

Posted on: 2023-07-26 02:40 AM

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