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altafiber Director I - Assistant Controller in Cincinnati, Ohio

Position : Director I - Assistant Controller

Location : Cincinnati, OH

Job Purpose :

This position has financial and controllership responsibility for the Cincinnati Network division. This includes management and review of financial statements, monthly close, balance sheet and income statement analysis, internal control review and compliance with SOX, Regulatory, and other required reporting. Position reports to the VP & Corporate Controller, supervises Accounting Managers and staff and interacts collaboratively with Tax, Treasury, Regulatory, IT, Audit and Business and Consumer markets.

Essential Functions :

  • 25% - Supervises and reviews monthly financial statements for the operational companies within the Network segment.

  • 25% - Responsible for governmental regulatory compliance including USF, ERATE, Rural Health Care (RHC), Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), and annual reporting with the FCC and state Public Utility Commissions for altafiber and Hawaiian Telcom.

  • 15% - Performs overall review of General Ledger account reconciliations, fixed assets and balance sheet, reserve analysis, and other financial information.

  • 10% - Collaborates with other functions on new business reporting, regulatory requirements, and other aspects of compliance; responsible for both GAAP and FCC accounting compliance

  • 10% - Coordinates staffing, coaching, and development for accounting staff

  • 10% - Supports financial research, accounting guidance implementation, audit memos, and other projects as needed

  • 5% - Provides support for systems developments and process improvements

  • The Company is in the early stages of a Financial System Upgrade project for which this individual will be an essential member of the project team and establishing accounting processes and policies on the system.

Education :

Four years of College resulting in a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

Certifications, Accreditations, Licenses :

  • CPA and/or MBA Preferred

Relevant Work Experience :

  • 8 to 15 years Demonstrated experience in financial statement preparation and analysis

  • Demonstrated experience in general accounting or auditing with SEC experience

  • Demonstrated success in communication and problem-solving

  • Big 4 experience - (PWC, E-Y, Deloitte, KPMG)

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

  • Division controllership role including knowledge of General Ledger reporting, Shared Services and transactional processes, internal controls, and staff management. Financial statement preparation and analysis including understanding of budgets, management reporting, consolidations, and some external reporting. Collaborative experience working with Tax, Internal and external auditors, Business markets, Information Technology, and other operating departments

Supervisory Responsibility :

This position has one or more employee direct reports

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Altafiber has been connecting what matters for more than 150 years. We are a leading technology company that delivers integrated communications solutions to residential customers and end-to-end IT solutions to business customers across North America. Our 4,300 employees across the United States, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom help the world connect, and support the communities we serve through an extensive fiber network and cloud-based solutions. We are focused on building and maintaining a diverse team of employees who are committed to delivering an outstanding customer experience. We call the communities we serve home and giving back to these communities is an important part of our culture. Altafiber offers amazing Employee Volunteer Program, Employee Resource Groups, and organized corporate community service events that further strengthen our community relationships.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran, military status or any other characteristic protected by law.