Assistant Controller

Dierbergs is seeking an Assistant Controller to join our fun, close-knit Finance team. This is an exciting opportunity to share what you know, develop a fantastic team, and deliver results in your area of expertise. If you are committed to integrity and collaboration, this role could be a great match for you.

Our team is large enough to handle multiple, competing projects in a deadline-driven environment, yet small enough to support each other and enjoy a wider variety of responsibilities. We respect strategic and confident self-starters who aren't satisfied with the status quo and are eager to identify improvements that will bring value to our Finance team and to Dierbergs. We will value your input and encourage you to help us refine and perfect our systems, reporting and processes.

About the role
  • Partner with your peers to oversee one or more of the following areas: Corporate Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Asset Accounting, Real Estate Accounting, Sales and Labor Reporting, OSHA Safety, Workers Compensation & General Liability Claims, Payment Services, Business and Liquor Licenses, Sales and Use Tax Reporting, and Internal Audit
  • Directly prepare or perform one or more of the following: Accounting for Dierbergs commissaries and/or floral teams, coordinate and manage annual external audits, review corporate tax returns, manage tax payments and filings, responsible for annual business insurance renewals, schedule and manage physical inventories, bank and cash management, and auto fleet management
  • Assist Finance team in month-end close process; issue timely and accurate financial statements in accordance with US GAAP
  • Prepare and review journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Prepare analyses for outside audit and tax accountants in partnership with Finance team
  • Lead, coach, and develop team; provide guidance in the completion of tasks and deliverables
  • Establish, manage, and monitor work through structures and processes that are effective and efficient
  • Foster a work environment that embodies the core values of Dierbergs, champion and develop an inclusive team environment
  • Lead system upgrades and testing; provide innovative and workable solutions to business challenges
  • Participate in cross-functional projects and various ad hoc analysis as assigned


About you

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes
  • Proficient knowledge of US GAAP and proper internal controls
  • Intermediate Excel skills required; advanced Excel skills a plus
  • Proven ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Skilled leader who is highly capable of managing and developing teams through insightful listening, effective communication, and collaboration
  • Proactive approach in resolving problems and issues; involves the right people to work through complexities and identify potential solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills; builds collaborative relationships across the organization
  • Possess a sense of urgency, self-motivated and detail oriented.


Experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing direct reports
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Retail and PeopleSoft experience a plus


Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and CPA required


What's in it for you?
  • Health and retirement benefits including medical, dental, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, FSA, and life insurance
  • Hybrid work schedule and flexibility
  • Weekly pay
  • Paid time off provided, including sick days
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your family to assist in many of life's challenges, from short-term counseling, legal questions to financial guidance
  • Associate-only savings, free products, bonus points, sweepstakes and more - being a part of our team has its perks with  Dierbergs Rewards
  • Wellness initiatives and volunteer opportunities to keep you healthy, engaged and involved
  • Rewards, recognition and appreciation programs and events to spotlight you AND your exceptional talents
  • Opportunity to Grow Every Day by building knowledge, supporting growth and creating connections - Let's GROW!
  • Career advancement and growth opportunities through GROWU, our Learning & Development program for current and future Leaders


This description is representative only and is all-inclusive of the tasks that an associate in the position may be required to perform.