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Thought Leadership from the Leaders in Virtual Accounting and Bookkeeping Services Introduces A New Role: Assistant Controller is the leader in outsourced accounting, bookkeeping, controller, and advisory services. We are the largest and most experienced outsourced provider in the country and serve businesses nationwide with our 100% U.S-based team of professionals. is constantly growing to fill the needs of our client base, so with that growth, new positions are being created to best serve our ever-growing client base. 

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Today we are featuring Donna W. and Megan M., two of our newest and first Assistant Controllers. Both Donna and Megan began their journeys at ADC as Accounting specialists and worked their way up to the Senior Accounting Specialist positions before taking on the new challenges as Assistant Controllers.

The journey is not an easy one as an initial entry exam during the hiring process and a Sr. Accounting Specialist exam is required to make the jump.

This is one way that ensures its Accounting Specialists are some of the top qualified candidates for the positions they hold. And with these exams under Donna and Megan's belts, it proved that they were highly qualified to apply for the Assistant Controller position.


Donna has been with for 2 years now and originally was drawn to ADC because she was looking for something that offered remote work and gave her the opportunity to move wherever she wanted, while still having a job.

Two months after starting at ADC, she fulfilled a long-time dream of moving closer to the beach! On top of the flexibility, Donna has been continuously impressed by the training, processes, and procedures in place to help ADC employees succeed in their positions and move up within the company to the Assistant Controller position.

ADC truly cares about the well-being of its employees.

Megan has been with for 3 years and used to have to battle a commute that was over an hour each way. Missing so much time with her daughter, due to the commute, was the main driver in searching for a fully remote, W2 career opportunity that ultimately led to this Assistant Controller position.

The remote workplace, true work-life balance, and strong company culture that comes from the top down are just some of the things that keep her here at ADC, along with the new experiences that will come from being an Assistant Controller.

The New Assistant Controller Position

As ADC grew, there was a demand for more positions within the company. The Assistant Controller position was created to bridge the gap between Accounting Specialist and Controller positions. 

Committees were created internally that Donna was a part of to provide some insight and input toward the tasks that the new positions would be responsible for. The Assistant Controller job description was created by ADC employees and not by one sole person.

This process is unique as most companies do not have employees play such a large role in creating new positions.

Being a part of the committee had Donna feeling even more excited than before to apply for the new position.

Knowing that they had the support of ADC to succeed, Donna and Megan were motivated to apply for the new positions because it gives them the opportunity to learn new things and take on new challenges.

The Best Part About It

One of Donna's favorite features of her new Assistant Controller position is that she now has the opportunity to still expand her professional knowledge after 30 years of experience in the accounting industry. She will also now be able to further assist the controller team with various tasks and projects.

Megan is most excited to be exposed to so many different types of clients and businesses along with now having a more project-driven workload. It gives her the opportunity to focus on the big picture of a client's business, rather than being more data entry focused, like her previous Accounting Specialist position.

Donna and Megan both saw the potential to grow within and worked hard to make it to where they are now in the new Assistant Controller positions. is dedicated to growing and evolving the positions within the company and it continues to rapidly grow.

In all aspects of the business, ADC has trained professionals to best serve its clients and provide the best results possible.

If you or someone you may know is a good candidate to join the team, visit our Careers page today to apply!

Careers & Life at ADC

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At, we offer many options for those looking to advance their careers. From Controllers and Assistant Controllers to Accounting Managers, and Accounting Specialist jobs, there are many possibilities for ADC to be a good fit for anyone looking to get into financial accounting. For those that are looking for new positions, create a job alert. You can create a job alert for accounting-related positions all around. Job alerts are one way to be able to find out about positions as soon as they are opened up and give you the chance to be an early applicant on the date posted. Not interested in working in an in-person accounting department? ADC can help with that too with its fully virtual workplace of over 130 staff members! Visit the ADC site for the Assistant Controller job description or other accounting controller jobs. A degree in accounting is preferred, but not always necessary. prides itself on hiring from within, so there is always the opportunity to go from Accounting Specialist to Assistant Controller jobs and anywhere in between. If your most common skills include financial reports, financial statements, account reconciliations, balance sheet creation, corporate accounting, technical skills, communication skills, and other accounting department-related tasks, you may be the ideal candidate for ADC.  Not to mention, ADC utilizes the top accounting software for its clients to ensure accurate accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial reports, monthly reports, balance sheets, daily operations, and more for its clients. Remember to check out the website for open positions and keep an eye out for the latest job alert, whether it be a Controller, Assistant Controller, Accounting Specialist, and more.

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