Assistant Controller

Beltsville, Maryland, USA Finance Full-time
Cision employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way—all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours.

We are a leader in the professional communications software space. By investing in our brand and technologies, we are driving change in how communications pros distribute, monitor and evaluate their content. We invest in our people through training and management and empower them to drive their careers.  We are looking for an Assistant Controller to be responsible for providing high-level support to Corporate Controller as they manage a company’s accounting and financial activities.


  • Oversee and assist in monthly close process.
  • Coordinate international stat audits
  • Work with KPMG on income tax filings and provision preparation
  • Oversee and assist with yearly global audit process
  • Preparation of reporting package - monthly and yearly
  • Assist in Public Company filings including XBRL tagging
  • Able to research accounting literature for GAAP presentation and recording
  • Able to supervise accounting staff
  • Manage SOX design, implementation and testing


  • CPA with at least 15+ years' experience
  • Public accounting background a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Knowledge of SQL useful
  • Outstanding communication and organizational skills
  • Consolidation experience with international companies (working with fx and intercompany) a plus
As a global leader in PR, marketing and social media management technology and intelligence, Cision helps brands and organizations to identify, connect and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. PR Newswire, a network of over 1.1 billion influencers, in-depth monitoring, analytics and its Brandwatch and social media platforms headline a premier suite of solutions. Cision has offices in 24 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC. For more information about Cision's award-winning solutions, including its next-gen Cision Communications Cloud®, visit and follow @Cision on Twitter.
Cision is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and perform at their best. We believe diversity, equity, and inclusion is vital to driving our culture, sparking innovation and achieving long-term success. Cision is proud to have joined more than 600 companies in signing the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledgeand named a “Top Diversity Employer” for 2021 by
Cision is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other protected statuses.
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