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Title

Assistant Controller 

Category Accounting/Finance  
Description

Midwest Eye Consultants is a growing, dynamic group practice with over 50 locations providing eye health care services for communities in northeastern Ohio and throughout Indiana. We are 750+ employees strong, and we are looking for an enthusiastic individual who wants a rewarding career with a stable, secure company.

Midwest Eye Consultants is seeking a motivated, results driven, detail-oriented Assistant Controller to join our team in Wabash, IN that would like to be empowered to make an impact!

The Assistant Controller is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. They will assist the Controller in developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial information. They will report on work performed and provide analytical review of the MWEC monthly financial statements. The Assistant Controller will work closely with the Controller to help provide direction to the accounting staff by assisting in troubleshooting questions and acting as a backup when needed. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities and will need to be proactive and adaptable, with the ability to work under pressure to accomplish projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. There will be direct contact with Executives which requires strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.

Reports To: Controller

 

 
Position Requirements

Essential Responsibilities

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure of MWEC.
  • Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives (where applicable), and current accounting standards.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close.
  • Monitors, reviews, and solves discrepancies in general ledger accounts.
  • Ensures the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Assist with daily banking requirements and debt transactions.
  • Acts as a co-lead with the Controller in the annual budget process, year-end audit process and forecasting activities.
  • Acts as a backup to payroll.
  • Responsible for filing all real and personal property taxes annually.
  • Assist Controller with Business Plan preparation and year-end statistical analysis & graphing.
  • Assists Controller in collaborating with the other department managers to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
  • Assist with inquiries from various company managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and testing of new accounting systems, methods, procedures and controls to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Help provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
  • Support Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements.
  • Other projects as assigned.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting.
  • CPA or working toward a CPA designation preferred but not required.
  • Financial reporting/general ledger experience preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in accounting.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Pay Rate  
Position Status Full Time  
Manages Others Yes  
Travel Required  
Position Assistant Controller  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Central Support-IN  
About the Organization The vision of the doctors and staff of Midwest Eye Consultants is to provide our patients with excellence in eye health care. In order to fulfill this vision, the doctors of Optometry and Ophthalmology, along with our technicians, opticians and patient services staff, embrace the ongoing evolution in eye care through expanded technology and knowledge. In addition, our doctors of optometry work hand in hand with doctors of ophthalmology, enabling us to provide both primary and secondary care.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
supervisorUID None Specified 

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