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Assistant Controller

We're helping the world experience the joys of making music!

Alfred Music is seeking an Assistant Controller to aid in managing accounting department operations.  The Assistant Controller will review and maintain the company’s system of internal controls and manage improvements to financial systems.

In 2016, Alfred Music joined the Peaksware Holdings portfolio of companies which includes MakeMusic (SmartMusic & Finale), bringing together leaders in educational music publishing and music technology. Alfred is now paired with MakeMusic to transform how music is composed, published, taught, learned, and performed. 

If your career plans include becoming part of our wonderfully talented, dedicated team of music enthusiasts, we are eager to hear from you!

In this position you will: 

  • Oversee and manage Accounts Receivable
  • Reconcile customer accounts
  • Prepare sales and uses tax and other filings
  • Develop and mentor direct reports
  • Assist with month end close and issue financial statements
  • Document and refine business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Assist in the integration of other companies into NetSuite
  • Perform other duties as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 7+ years experience in progressively responsible accounting roles
  • Technical Accounting knowledge/proficiency: solid understanding of GAAP
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrate initiative, ability to identify things that need to be done or areas where assistance would be helpful, with the desire to jump in and assist without being asked
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Computer Skills, Proficient in Excel and accounting software programs (NetSuite is a plus)

Desired Qualifications:

  • CPA with 3-5 years of public accounting experience
  • 2 to 3 years of proven leadership experience with direct supervision of staff with the ability to motivate a team to produce quality work within tight deadlines and simultaneously manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to participate in and facilitate meetings
  • Team oriented, with the ability to effectively communicate between all levels and departments of the organization
  • Intellectual curiosity; ready to roll up sleeves
  • Good organizational and time management skill

Benefits and Perks Include:

  • Competitive, company subsidized medical, dental and vision insurance for employees and their dependents
  • $600/year fitness reimbursement to purchase any items related to healthy living
  • 3 weeks of PTO for all new hires...increases in PTO at various years of service
  • 4 week paid sabbatical for all employees after 7 years of employment
  • A culture of trust and high employee engagement
  • Plentiful and free parking
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