Assistant Controller

ASSISTANT CONTROLLER

Company Overview:

Steward Partners Global Advisory is an employee-owned, full-service leading independent private financial services firm, with professionals delivering multifaceted financial solutions and platinum level service to our client’s and their families.

Steward Partners Global Advisory caters to family, institutional and multigenerational investors delivering comprehensive wealth planning and investment strategy implementation, professional asset management services, private banking, institutional consulting, international advisory and business solutions. We pride ourselves on delivering platinum level client service with an unwavering commitment to excellence.

Position Overview:

The Assistant Controller will be responsible for providing accounting, regulatory reporting, and management in support of the company’s operations. The role requires working effectively under tight deadlines, attention to detail, and consistently accurate, high-quality analyses. Position reports to the Controller.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day accounting functions, such as month-end closing, preparation of financial statements, general ledger reconciliation, broker-dealer/RIA operations, and financial reporting
  • Assist with all external audits, including financial, tax, and regulatory, as necessary
  • Manage tax compliance – Federal, state & local returns, property tax filings, and supervise the third-party tax return preparer
  • Oversee preparation of financial reporting package to facilitate senior management review
  • Maintain fixed asset ledger
  • Manage intercompany reconciliations
  • Assist with research and implementation of new accounting pronouncements
  • Provide timely and accurate accounting information in response to management requests, as needed
  • Analyze financial information with a key focus on control and compliance while addressing any new requirements
  • Assist with monitoring credit covenants and analysis on cash management along with the monthly reporting package
  • Support initiatives targeted at financial process improvement and the implementation of changes to achieve efficiencies and the company's objectives while maintaining the highest regulatory and accounting best practices
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial regulatory reporting
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes
  • Support the Controller in overseeing audit and examination related processes throughout the year
  • Establish, maintain, and monitor appropriate financial policies, controls, and processes
  • Continually identify and implement efficient procedures and processes to enhance the department workflow while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Other ad-hoc financial analysis

Skills, Experience, & Qualifications

  • Series 24 a strong plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business; or equivalent experience in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience overseeing financial teams and systems, with a focus on broker dealers
  • CPA required (Big 4 Public Accounting experience strongly preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP accounting and ability to perform technical accounting research as required
  • High level of proficiency in Excel
  • Experience with a broad range of accounting systems, including general ledger, ERP, accounts payable, procurement, etc.
  • Demonstrated track record of process development and improvement
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Comfortable with confidential information and/or issues and using appropriate discretion and judgment

Location:
Flexible, with a preference for tri-state area, but can be a remote or hybrid position

Status:
Exempt

Reports To:
Controller

For additional information or to submit a resume, please contact:
Jennifer Daley
jennifer.daley@stewardpartners.com

Securities and investment advisory services are offered through Steward Partners Investment Solutions, LLC, registered broker/dealer, registered investment adviser, Member FINRA/SIPC. Steward Partners Investment Solutions, LLC is an affiliate of Steward Partners Global Advisory, LLC.