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Assistant Controller

Overview:  The Carter Lumber Assistant Controller is responsible for the management and development of personnel, policies, guidelines and processes which drive and support the Accounting and Payroll departments.  This position ensures that every aspect of the departments is aligned with the company’s goals.  A strong belief in the mission and goals of the company are necessary to this position. 


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience supervising Payroll, Accounting or Accounts Payable Departments
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA Certification, preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of all aspects of accounting including; general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and income tax
  • Experience in preparing financial statements
  • Possess experience in analyzing financial information and strong problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and work well with others
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Outlook


Department Management

  • Communicates with management to ensure the departments are providing sound financial information and advice.  Ensures accounting practices and reporting is stated in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other required reporting agencies

Staff Development

  • Hires, trains, develops and evaluates staff.  Partners with supervisors to identify growth            opportunities and work performance improvements for their subordinates.  Counsels employees on problematic situations and carries out corrective action when necessary.  

Financial Reporting

  • Analyzes, provides financial reports and makes recommendations to management to aid them in making sound business decisions.  Ensures that reporting is presented in an accurate, timely manner and meets the needs of the company.  

Company Support

  • Ensures departments are supporting the needs of the company through reporting, forecasting, and answering accounting questions or issues.


  •       Provides all required information requested by external auditors in a timely and accurate manner.

Budgeting and Operational Reports

  • Oversee the preparation of consolidated budgets and other financial operating reports. This involves working with Treasury, the Corporate Accounting Manager and the Budgeting Manager in preparation of respective reports.

Benefits Provided

  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance                                       
  • Life Insurance
  • Employer-matching 401(k) Plan
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