Kratos Technology & Training Solutions Corporate Assistant Controller in San Diego, California

Job Description:


The Corporate Assistant Controller oversees and participates in the preparation, support and completion of financial statements and other financial reports for the organization. As the Assistant Controller you would report directly to the Corporate Controller and be responsible for various duties.


  • Managing and assisting in the timely preparation, support and completion of accurate financial statements. Oversee and manage the preparation of all financial reports filed with the SEC.

  • Managing and assisting in month end closing and financial reporting processes (account analysis, account reconciliations, review and approve journal entries, review and approve equity transactions, review and approve benefit payments, etc.)

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for the corporate finance and accounting functions; continually monitor for improvements and necessary changes.

  • Provide formal technical GAAP guidance to Business Unit Controllers, including the preparation of technical accounting position memorandums.

  • Provide SOX guidance to Business Unit Controllers

  • Manage the SOX Risk Assessment process, Enterprise Risk Assessment and Fraud Risk Assessment

  • Stay current on Financial Accounting standards, providing training and updates to Corporate and Business Units Accounting Team

  • Work with the Companys internal and external auditors, being the key contact and facilitator for all audit and financial reporting matters.

  • Participate in various ad-hoc projects and analysis as requested to support business decisions

  • Responsible for training, coaching, and managing the Financial Reporting Department including providing performance evaluations.

Experience and Skills:


  • BA in Accounting or Finance Required

  • 8 plus years of public accounting and industry experience working in a fast paced environment preferred

  • Strong GAAP knowledge and revenue recognition required

  • CPA required

  • Experience overseeing preparation and audit of US GAAP compliant financial statement, including consolidations and intercompany transactions required

  • Three plus years supervisory/management experience required

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by governing boards

  • SOX Experience required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite products (above average Excel skills required)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required

  • Strong multitasker required

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required

  • Demonstrated financial management skills, sound judgment, and high ethical standards required

  • Strong Leadership skills required

  • Self-motivated/proactive and positive attitude required

  • Preferred experience working in $250 million plus organizations

  • Preferred experience with FAR and CAS.

Job Tracking ID: 85347-229411

Location: San Diego, CA

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: October 06, 2016

Job Level: Any

Years of Experience: Any

Level of Education: Any

Starting Date: ASAP