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Robert Half International Controller in CANASTOTA, New York


Chris Preble from the Syracuse, NY Robert Half Finance & Accounting office has been engaged to find the next Controller for a Canastota, NY for profit organization. The goal for this role is to progress into a CFO position in the near future.

There really is good work life balance here and good benefits. As the Controller and member of the leadership team, you will plan and direct all accounting operational functions, manage the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assess accounting and internal control systems, and guide departmental staff. We are looking for someone who motivates others through a positive professional attitude; exhibits integrity, reliability and leadership; and is able to provide exceptional client services by managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability.

Here's what's a must have: Bachelors degree.

Preferred is someone that started out in public accounting.

What you get to do in this role

  • Monthly financial reports

  • Review and revise deliverables to ensure that they meet expectations

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis

  • Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Research, plan and implement initiatives

  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection

  • Work closely with executive team to facilitate efficient and effective company wide operation

  • Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Ad hoc strategic projects


  • Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA (or in progress) are an asset

  • The Controller candidate can be someone coming right out of public accounting or someone who has been in a progressive position that hasn't ever been in public accounting

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

For confidential consideration, please send me your resume today! Depending on which website you are reading this posting on, you can apply or email Christopher Preble directly using the format "firstname.last name" "at symbol" roberthalf (and end it with a .com)

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