Assistant Controller


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Lawrenceville, GA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


The Assistant Controller performs analysis and development of the financial information required to successfully support Sonny’s endeavors.  Furthermore, the position requires the individual to be a self-starter, highly detailed, accountable, with the ability to meet deadlines and to handle a multitude of different skills sets including managing personnel.  This individual should also practice discretion in all corporate matters. 


The Assistant Controller will work with people at all levels of the organization to report, monitor, and manage key financial and non-financial performance indicators. This position also helps the business unit achieve goals, anticipate needs and resolve problems. 


Job Category:    Salary              

Department:     Accounting  

Reports To:       Controller

Hours:              8:00am – 5:00pm, additional hours as needed.


  • Manage staff of 3 employees: 2 AP and 1 Sr Staff Accountant
  • Understands accounting rules and regulations – (GAAP)
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements
  • Ensure Accounting and Finance are complying with regulatory requirements
  • Establish and follow internal controls based on best practices and ensure the team is following these standards
  • Post Journal Entries as required and approve employee’s entries
  • Manage weekly banking and vendor payment processes
  • Analyze and reconcile Balance sheet accounts on monthly basis
  • Analyze reserve accounts on monthly basis
  • Assist Month end and year-end closing process
  • Manage the fixed asset process and prepare asset schedules including rollforward
  • Assist the Controller in producing accurate and timely financial data
  • Distribute Daily Cash and Weekly Cash Forecast reports
  • Support interim and year-end audits
  • Resolve any out of balance or reconciling items
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications
  • Accomplishes Financial and organization mission by completing related results as needed
  • Perform intercompany analysis
  • Document workflow and work procedures
  • Assist in special projects as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned


Working Conditions:  Majority will be an inside office environment.

Physical Demands:    Regularly required to stand or sit,and move about the facility.


Education and Formal Training:

  • B.S. Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • MBA preferred



  • 5+ yrs. of Finance and Accounting experience.
  • 3+ yrs. of managerial experience
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel Required


Sonny's is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating an inclusive work environment for everyone. We embrace and celebrate the unique experiences, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds that each employee brings to our workplace. Sonny's strives to foster an environment where our employees feel respected, valued, and empowered, and our team members are at the forefront in helping us promote and sustain an inclusive workplace.