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Assistant Controller
Title:Assistant Controller
Job Type:Full-time/exempt (salaried)
The Opportunity
Are you looking for an exciting new accounting opportunity?  Then it's time to join the collaborative, innovative, and highly competent group of Accounting professionals at RDV Corporation. This position oversees the Financial Services accounting group, and is responsible for financial reporting, process review and improvement, customer service and accounts payable functions. 

Culture and Work Environment
The Accounting team at RDV Corporation has a culture of teamwork, innovation, critical thinking, and outstanding customer service.  This is a supportive and challenging work environment with a close-knit team that likes to have fun both inside and outside of the workplace. 

As an employee of RDV Corporation, you will experience a workplace that is founded on the respect and well-being of others – our employees, their families, and the families that we serve.  Located in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, we are a team of highly competent professionals who are gracious, trustworthy, and the best at what we do. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop a strong working knowledge of the Company’s structure and accounting software systems to ensure integrity of transactions and data.
  • Supervise and mentor staff in the Financial Services group. Will have both an active and supervisory role in all areas of operation including:
    • review of operating account disbursements;
    • review and preparation of general ledger postings and reconciliations;
    • general ledger maintenance;
    • vendor maintenance;
    • review periodic expense reporting for property managers; and
    • coordination and review of financial statements for families, foundations and other operating entities.
  • Ensure outstanding customer service is provided by the team to both internal and external customers.
  • Work collaboratively across departments to help achieve company objectives.
  • Serve as a liaison to family members who receive financial services.
  • Assist in the development and oversee creation of financial reporting and budgeting.
  • Coordinate and assist in tax reporting with the Tax Department, including Form 1099, fixed asset depreciation, software capitalization, and sales and use tax reporting.
  • Manage corporate credit card programs.
  • Contribute to process improvements and efficiency initiatives within the Financial Services accounting group.
  • Develop and review existing policies and procedures to ensure that they are up to date and reflect the current entity structure.
  • Assist Vice President of Finance and Controller with additional projects and duties as assigned.
Elements of Success
  • CPA with a minimum of five years of experience in a combination of public accounting and industry.
  • Bachelor's degree required; degree in accounting, finance or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of two years supervising a team.
  • Positive and professional demeanor, with a service-oriented attitude.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality, while also looking at the big picture.
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to initiate, prioritize, follow through on projects, work independently, and be self-directed.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and processing for multiple entities.
  • High level of proficiency in accounting software programs and Microsoft Excel with a history of leveraging technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of management in a professional and highly confidential corporate environment.
  • Uncompromising commitment to the highest level of confidentiality in all aspects of job responsibilities.
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