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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in bay shore, New York


Join a well-respected company as an Assistant Controller through Robert Half Finance & Accounting. The Assistant Controller will collaborate with the Controller to supervise the accounting staff. This is the Assistant Controller position for you if you are a self-starter with a history of successfully identifying issues and resolving problems. Apply as soon as possible! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Bay Shore, New York area.

Major responsibilities

  • Classify and develop Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Lend a hand to ensure a competent, trained staff through goal setting, regular assessment, and development

  • Back implementation and make sure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Supervise the accounting team during the closing process to certify deadlines are met

  • Compose diverse procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

  • Support accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Assure regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Participate with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Well-developed preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Work on other requests when required

  • Backfill for Controller where necessary

  • Specify and generate process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Construct relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like actual spend against budgets/outlook, the monthly flash report, and key financial metrics


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

  • Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Job costing experience

  • Solid understanding of construction

  • Well-founded grasp of union payroll

  • Proven knowledge of Prepare Financial Statements

  • Job Cost experience highly desired

  • Deep understanding of Construction Accounting

  • Command of Construction Cost

  • Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure

  • 3+ years of general ledger accounting experience

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