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Robert Half Controller in Hauppauge, New York


Controller candidates looking for work in a very dynamic and high profile area with significant visibility at executive management level will be interested in this position. Robert Half is looking for Controller candidates interested in being part of our client's team, in a position with broad business engagement & impact. This Controller position will be on a long-term contract basis. If you can manage the process to ensure that models are correct and are fully accrued each month, verify and hold the operations team accountable to ensure end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting and related financial controls are operating effectively, you might be right for this Controller position.

What you get to do every day

  • Engage with business partners for various activities such as ensuring accuracy of accrual models, appropriate accounting and true-up activities and answer queries from business, area and subsidiary controllers

  • Ongoing monitoring of actual spend against budget, as well as leading actions needed for any expected shortfalls

  • Evaluate and observe controls to ensure they are designed and operating effectively in partnership with compliance

  • Work closely with Treasury to provide timely cash flow forecasts

  • Achieve understanding of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners

  • Comparison of evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs to support SOX controls

  • Lead budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes and tools for the accountable programs

  • Obtain understanding of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field

    • CPA and/or CMA preferred
  • Capable of working in office and accounting computer systems

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and vendor management skills

  • Proven communication and negotiation skills, ability to establish trusted advisor/consultant relationships, and capability to influence Executives and Business Decision Makers

  • Demonstrated ability to manage, lead change, and build process improvements

  • Experience engaging with teams and providing leadership across finance teams

  • Adeptness in general ledger

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Accrual Accounting

  • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Demonstrated knowledge of QuickBooks

  • Acquisition Integration experience required

  • Reclassifications experience highly desired

  • Proficiency in Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Foundational knowledge in Job Cost

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