Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller

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Industrial Solutions empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software, and services to protect, control, and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. Across multiple energy-intensive industries, the business provides customers with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. A key business partner to the operating finance and shared service accounting teams as well as a key contact for the annual external US GAAP audit. This role will have direct oversight of three full time accounting professionals and an additional dotted line ownership of over shared services professionals performing monthly consolidation and reporting.


Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Effectively translates specific financial-guidelines (GAAP, stat., etc.) into practical business solutions.
• Uses experience and knowledge of line of business and trends to determine materiality of variances in the financial statements.
• Ensures the accuracy of the organization’s financial results by recognizing and preventing misrepresentation, concealment, or omission of information.
• Establishes appropriate financial process routines and controls to identify activities that may cause the misstatement of financial position.
• Provide balance sheet commentary to explain and support financial movements.
• Lead business review cycles around intangibles, goodwill, fixed assets, etc.
• Manage staff accountants overseeing payroll and benefits, inventory, capitalized software, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and other general accounting.
• Assist with preparation and report out of business financial reporting package.
• Serves as key contact for external auditors and manages audit requests through the organization.
• Provide commercial accounting guidance to the teams, including oversight of revenue milestones and allocations
• Proactively identifies new accounting standards applicable to the business and develops appropriate implementation strategy.
• Identify simplification opportunities and continuously drive process efficiencies.
• Assist Global Controller with ad hoc projects and requests as needed.


Basic Qualification:
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university or college
• Minimum of 10 years of relevant accounting experience
• Minimum of 2 years of public accounting experience

• Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.
• We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Additional information

 CPA certification preferred
Masters of Accounting or Business
 Strong oral and written communication skills
 Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
 Adaptable to change and drives continuous improvement
# Big 4 accounting experience
 SAP and Hyperion experience
 Ability to manage competing priorities
 Recognizes cultural differences when managing international multicultural teams

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees. #LI-USA

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