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Assistant Controller

  • Saddle River, NJ
  • Full Time

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Office Status: Hybrid

Compensation: $100k-$150k base


  • Works in conjunction with the Controller in setting direction for Highland’s accounting policies and procedures.
  • Supervises and directs the activities of the accounting, account receivable, accounts payable groups and staff accountant.
  • Approve Customer ACH auto debits for customer payments.
  • Approve Vendor ACH / Wire payments for new business volume funding and operating expenses.
  • Manages the general ledger maintenance process including the opening and closing of accounts.
  • Process the month-end closing for the Dollars Lease Accounting system and SAGE / SAP general ledger close.
  • Prepare accounting calculations, including expense accruals, etc.
  • Maintains and enforces the general ledger reconciliation policy and prepares Balance Sheet reconciliations and fluctuation analysis for items that exceed thresholds.
  • Manages the Fixed Asset accounting and Sage / SAP module for both Book and Tax purposes.
  • Participate with SOX controls, including the monitoring of existing controls and the development of key controls over new lease accounting processes.
  • Provides assistance and guidance to auditors, examiners during audits, exams, as well as other operational areas with the bank including production of support as requested.
  • Maintain/create policies and procedures for the accounting functions.