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Acumen Mesa, AZ - Mesa, AZ


Acumen, LLC. is one of the nation's leading fiscal agents offering a portfolio of innovative financial management services backed by superior customer service. Our passion is to help people lead independent lives through exceptional participant-directed programs. Acumen is a great place to work. Our employees make a positive difference in our clients lives by what they do. Among many benefits to working here, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, generous paid time off, and incentive bonuses to those who qualify.


The Assistant Controller will be responsible for assisting the Controller and providing organized and detail oriented professional services for full cycle accounting support within the Finance division. This person is responsible to perform the below functions for Acumen as well as companies that are contracted with Acumen, LLC.

  • Assist the Controller to supervise staff, provide oversight and/or participate in the following functions:
  • G/L postings, fixed assets/depreciation, cost-center allocations, prepaid expenses, and accrued liabilities support.
  • Acumen payroll reporting and payroll tax reconciliation.
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations and transactional review.
  • Monthly close: allocations, income tax accruals, and timely financial statement preparation.
  • Monthly revenue and expense analysis.
  • Assist with budgeting, financial statement, cash-flow monitoring, and variance analysis.
  • Tax Reporting and compliance: payroll, property, sales, and income tax filings.
  • Organize the process and analyze the financial statements, monthly reports, and cash flow reporting.
  • Monitor and maintain integrity of the GL accounting system, specifically the chart of accounts and subaccount list.
  • Correspond with banks and other agencies for issue resolution and responses to inquiries in a professional manner.
  • Assist with preparation and responses for audits.
  • Update and maintain policies & procedure documentation.
  • Meet the contractual commitments to client(s) through timely and accurate reporting and issue resolution.
  • Assist in managing the financial staff results through coaching, counseling, disciplining employees, planning, monitoring, and performance assessment.
  • Perform other job-related and management duties as directed by supervisor.
  • Update and maintain policies & procedure documentation.
  • ALL Acumen employees will be vigilant to support the positive compliant cybersecurity company posture by familiarizing themselves with all policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines and act accordingly.


  • A minimum of a bachelors degree in accounting or related field. CPA preferred.
  • Must have managed a department of at least 5 employees.
  • Must have documented leadership skills.
  • At least 15 years experience in accounting at both a transactional & analysis level.
  • Demonstrate professional written and verbal communication in individual or group applications, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, time management, task oriented, good interpersonal skills, patience, perseverance, and follow through skills.
  • Problem solving skills are mandatory as well as ability to manage resources to complete team goals.
  • Experience with multi-company / divisional financials, budgeting, and job costing highly desirable.
  • Experience developing systems, policies and procedures for an accounting/finance division.
  • Experience with external and internal auditing and compliance preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent computer skills: Excel, Word and E-mail. Solomon experience is a plus and NetSuite experience required.
  • A high standard of integrity and sound business ethics.
  • Ability to work effectively with other internal and external departments.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.

Acumen is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We embrace diversity in all its form. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:

(a) Dedicated fax 866-268-8885
(c) US mail - 4554 E Inverness Ave Mesa, AZ 85206- Attn Human Resources
(d) Dedicated phone 1-866-242-2714 Option 1 (Employment Opportunities) DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY

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