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(Archived) Director-Assistant Controller - Corporate

Last Updated: 5/11/24

Job Description

Job Purpose:

This position reports to the VP - Corporate Controller and is responsible for ensuring all corporate and consolidated accounting functions for altafiber are executed accurately, completely, and efficiently in accordance with applicable financial accounting requirements (GAAP and SEC). Additionally, this role provides accounting support for Agile Holdings and Bridgelink.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for ensuring accounting in compliance with GAAP for holding company as well as all operating subsidiaries. Responsible for monthly closing cycle as well as monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting in accordance with GAAP, SEC rules (Form 10Q's, Form 10K's), including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statements, Shareholder's Equity Statements, Footnotes, and Management's Discussion and Analysis of Operations (MD-A). Keeping current on all accounting pronouncements and rules from the FASB, SEC and AICPA in order to evaluate and communicate impact or alternatives for the Company. Develop good working relationships with controllers and accounting personnel at all subsidiaries to ensure open communications for proactive identification of issues. Establish and communicate accounting policies for the Company. Responsible for execution and oversight of revenue and lease accounting for the consolidated Company. Manage relationship with external auditors and bring issues to closure regarding accounting treatment and disclosure requirements. Manage relationship with actuaries for proper accounting for all pension and other post-retirement benefit plans. Supports the Corporate payroll function and analyzes monthly entries while working closely with payroll department. Provides assistance with merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions as necessary.

  • Summary of total effort devoted to specific functions SEC reporting/filing 40% Revenue and Lease accounting 20% Relationship management (auditors, actuaries, etc.) 10% Staff supervision 10% Special Projects 20%


  • Four years of College resulting in a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

Certifications, Accreditations, Licenses:

  • Position requires a four year degree in Accounting, CPA and MBA advantageous

Relevant Work Experience:

  • 8 to 15 years Demonstrated experience in financial statement preparation and analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in general accounting or auditing with SEC experience
  • Demonstrated success in communication and problem-solving Big 4 experience - (PWC, E-Y, Deloitte, KPMG)

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Position requires comprehensive knowledge of accounting procedures, internal control procedures, GAAP, specifically ASC 606 and 842, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and SEC reporting requirements.
  • Strong analytical skills, PC skills, including Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to manage several projects and personnel at one time.
  • Software implementation or ERP experience is a plus.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • This position has one or more employee direct reports

We were made aware of an employment scam in which a third-party is creating false communications under the altafiber name. We want to reiterate that altafiber never seeks payment from job applicants and only reaches out from email addresses. We are encouraging applicants to apply through our website at altafiber Careers for added security.

Company Details

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Altafiber has been connecting what matters for more than 145 years. We are a leading technology company that delivers integrated communications solutions to residential customers and end-to-end IT solutions to business customers across North America. Our 4,300 employees across the United States, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom help the world connect, and support the communities we serve thro...