NSS Assistant Controller

Job Description

Responsible for supporting the Controller in managing Division/Area level accounting activities within the NSS Accounting Services Group, including financial and cost accounting functions.


  • Assist the Controller in managing day-to-day accounting activities for assigned Divisions/Areas.
  • Assist the Controller in ensuring staff compliance with Company and NSS policies and procedures.
  • Assist the Controller in facilitating and supervising an accurate, timely and efficient month-end close process for assigned Divisions/Areas.
  • Executes delivery of timely and accurate financial information to Division, Area and Home Office personnel.
  • Assist the Controller in ensuring consistent quality and customer service, through regular communication with key Division/Area personnel.
  • Reviews balance sheet account reconciliations, house closing journal entries, and monthly contingent job cost documentation.
  • Works with and provides financial information to internal and external auditors, and responds to audit requests as required.
  • Participates in the NSS' self-audit program (Quality Assurance Program). * Assist the Controller in the review and approval of annual Tax Package(s).
  • Advocates and facilitates continuous improvement efforts and consistency within the NSS Accounting Services Group, and the collective NSS Department.
  • Participates in the Records Retention process for the NSS Accounting Services Group.

  • Facilitates queue management, delegating work according to employee's abilities and skills
  • Evaluates employee's performance and plans for compensation actions in accordance with that performance
  • Provides developmental opportunities through identification of internal and external training opportunities
  • Creates opportunities for employee growth * Provides continuous coaching with regard to functional and leadership standards (technical skills and behaviors)

  • Decision Impact: Division(s)
  • Department Responsibility: Single
  • Budget Responsibility: No
  • Direct Reports: Yes
  • Indirect Reports: Yes
  • Minimum Bachelors degree in Accounting or equivalent

  • Related Functional Experience: Minimum of 4+ years of accounting or finance experience
  • Strong knowledge of accounting theory and practice
  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong Excel skills

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