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Assistant Controller

Irvine, CA

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Allied Universal Janitorial Services, an Allied Universal® Company, is hiring an Assistant Controller. The Assistant Controller is responsible for the preparing and reviewing financial statements and entries related to the Janitorial Services Business Unit owned by Allied Universal. While working closely with the Controller, the Assistant Controller will assist in managing a small team of employees responsible for the accounting practices including general ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and contract administration.


  • Develop accounting organizational strategies by contributing accounting and financial information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishes functional objectives in line with organizational objectives
  • Manage the general ledger accounting function to ensure all month end financial closing activities are completed timely and efficiently.
  • Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting is completed on time
  • Maintain an effective and efficient internal control structure to ensure the accuracy of the financial information, and compliance with GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) and Allied Universal policies and procedures
  • Provide support to external auditors and consultants and ensure completion of the year end-end SOX audit
  • Hire, coach, and train professional accounting staff to build Allied Universal and accounting knowledge
  • Collaborate with other Allied Universal departments to support company initiatives and raise basic financial literacy throughout the organization
  • Coordinate In monthly operational review with Janitorial senior leadership teams
  • Evaluate enhancing systems and processes with the introduction of new technology, including but not limited to automated reconciliation tools, robotic automation, and enhanced reporting tools


  • Must possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a role of increasing responsibility in accounting and finance
  • Prior experience in a management/supervisory role, preferably in a corporate finance setting
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage competing deadlines
  • Professional, articulate, and able to use excellent independent judgment and discretion
  • Proven ability to maintain correspondence, discussions, and materials in strictest confidence
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills required with the ability to successfully interact at all levels of the organization


  • Public Accounting experience 
  • CPA or Master's in Business or Accounting 
  • Experience with job costing revenue recognition
  • Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) experience


  • Pay: $130,000 - $150,000 base with bonus eligibility
  • Medical, dental, vision, basic life, AD&D, and disability insurance
  • Enrollment in our company’s 401(k)plan, subject to eligibility requirements
  • Eight paid holidays annually, five sick days, and four personal days
  • Vacation time offered at an accrual rate of 3.08 hours biweekly. Unused vacation is only paid out where required by law.

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information:

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