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Assistant Controller - Tampa, FL

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Company Name:Global Imaging Systems, Inc.
Location:Tampa, FL
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:100 - Administrative Manager
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The Assistant Controller's primary responsibility will be to oversee the monthly consolidation of Global Imaging Systems, Inc.'s financial information. This will include the oversight of all general ledger accounting functions, reconciliations, and reporting to its parent company Xerox. The Assistant Controller will report directly to the Controller and work closely with the VP of Finance and CFO.   


  • Supervise 6-8 accounting department personnel in all aspects of their jobs and develop their technical, business and management skills
  • Supervise all functions for accounting systems
  • Coordinate preparation, review and distribution of monthly reporting needed for senior management analysis of operating results
  • Responsible for monthly consolidation of HQ's and operating company financial statements, including closing of HQ General Ledger and review of activity and reconciliations
  • Coordinate monthly financial reviews of HQ and operating company financial statements with communication of key issues and trends to management both orally and in writing
  • Provide senior management with financial analysis tools/reports used to analyze the business on a monthly basis, or as needed
  • Provide responses to parent company questions regarding monthly financial and supplemental reporting
  • Assist the VP of Finance and Controller in communicating policy and procedure changes implemented by the parent company that directly impact Global
  • Prepare monthly analysis of reserves for senior management review and prepare consolidated quarterly reserve analysis
  • Responsible for the goodwill and intangible valuation analysis
  • Implement and maintain effective internal controls (including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance) related to the financial statement close process at HQ and reporting
  • Researching new accounting pronouncements to determine impact to the company
  • Assist divisional Controllers/CFOs in determining proper accounting treatment of financial transactions and other general accounting related matters
  • Assist the VP of Finance and Controller with new acquisitions to implement automated financial reporting process and train them on month-end close requirements Coordinate financial integration of acquisitions with HQ Acquisition team
  • Act as the primary liaison with external auditors for quarterly reviews, annual audit, 401(k) audit and coordinate preparation of HQ and operating company audit schedules
  • Act as the primary liaison with the Internal Audit department
  • Complete special projects as needed


  • Four-year Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited University
  • CPA license required
  • At least 6-10 years prior experience in a public accounting firm or business environment
  • 1 2 years prior management experience preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of current GAAP and recent developments, strong technical accounting knowledge
  • PC competent, with strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong supervisory and team building skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Able to travel when required
  • Able to work effectively within tight time constraints
  • Hyperion Financial Management experience is preferred but not required.
  • Copier or service/distribution industry experience is a plus