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Assistant Controller I

Company: Kroll Technologies, LLC
Location: Morristown
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you'll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you're ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.

We are looking for an accounting professional capable of managing multiple priorities in a dynamic, rapidly growing and fluid organization. The successful candidate is expected to be highly organized, skilled at communicating to all levels of the organization, working cross functionally, and presenting information in a logical, strategic way to the Finance Leadership Team.

At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we'll maximize the value of your career.


Additionally, the candidate must have experience and expertise in accounting operations with a strong understanding of U.S. GAAP consolidations, and internal controls gained in a combination of public accounting and public company environments. This role will interact with internal customers (e.g., regional controllers, business units, accounting operations and financial reporting staff) to understand new transactions/business changes and provide accounting guidance.

We value committed, detail-oriented and thoughtful individuals who bring operational excellence as well as a creative and mindful approach to their work.

  • Managing the day to day accounting operations and shared services (general accounting, accounts payables, and payroll)
  • Oversee the Month-end/Quarterly/Year-end close processes
  • Review journal entries, including those related to gross margin, SG&A expenses, equity compensation, capital assets, debt, and intercompany accounts and provide feedback to the staff
  • Review monthly reconciliations for high risk accounts
  • Manage the consolidation of monthly financial statements, including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement and Stockholders' Equity
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management reports, indicating financial trends, opportunities and potential risks to help the growth of the business
  • Collaborate with VP Technical Accounting on the design and implementation of accounting policies and procedures
  • Present critical and/or material accounting matters to the Global Corporate Controller and MD Finance
  • Assist in the quarterly Forecast and annual budget processes
  • Champion oversight of deliverables to external auditors in the annual audit process and assist in providing financial information to support preparation of the annual report
  • Collaborate on preparation of annual statutory accounts of all legal entities


  • 15 years of experience in Accounting/Auditing, including Big 4 public accounting experience required 10 years of Supervising/Managing others.
  • Experience with a public company, with emphasis on accounting operations, consolidations, and financial and operational internal accounting controls.
  • Leadership, strong results orientation, creativity, excellent analytical and financial skills and outstanding communication skills required. Must be willing and able to create change and develop processes through indirect reporting relationships. Must be able to influence executive level management and lead, direct and develop staff.
  • Strong working knowledge of technical accounting literature and its application to revenue recognition, business combinations, equity-based compensation, foreign currency translation, hedging activities, investments, debt and other related topics.
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP.
  • BS Degree in Accounting (MBA in Accounting or Finance a plus).
  • CPA required.
  • Professional services industry experience preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently, productively collaborating with relevant teams as necessary to manage priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Capacity to work with cross-functional peers and other members of management.
  • A positive outlook, a natural intellectual curiosity and a drive for continuous improvement.
  • Ability to be a creative business partner in supporting rapid growth.
  • Good judgment and discretion.
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and process improvement skills.
  • Strong written, verbal communication, listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in PC based software/windows applications such as Microsoft Office products - Excel, Microsoft Outlook. Experience with Lawson financial accounting systems a plus.
  • Ability to think critically and recognize discrepancies and anomalies through analysis.

In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via

Duff & Phelps is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.


Keywords: Kroll Technologies, LLC, Newark , Assistant Controller I, Other , Morristown, New Jersey

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