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Controller

Ref ID: 02920-0010778883
Classification: Controller
Compensation: $90,000.00 to $100,000.00 per year
Robert Half Finance is seeking candidates who have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department, for a Controller position at a reputable company. You might be a good fit for this position if you can plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff. Leading with integrity and reliability and having the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services will be essential for this role. You might be a good fit for this position if you are a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. You could advance your career through this very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Lockport, New York region. Your responsibilities - Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques - Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners - Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Manage the production of the yearly budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly - Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities - Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required - Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation - Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis - Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management - Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations
- Expertise in financial reporting - Comprehensive knowledge of standard costs - Deep understanding of financial statement preparation - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus - Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required - 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred - High attention to detail - Prior work done in public accounting is desired For immediate consideration, please contact Andrew Eckert at (716)842-6384 or submit a resume in strict confidence to Click Here to Email Your Resum? .
Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune? magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
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