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Robert Half Controller in LONG ISLAND CITY, New York


A current opening through Robert Half, seeks an ambitious, determined Controller to join the team at a prominent professional services company. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department, 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. This company provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for career growth. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation

  • Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

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

  • Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

  • Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

  • Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

If interested in the role, send resume to Ben Turnbull at Robert Half with subject line "Controller".


  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance

  • Progressive accounting experience

  • CPA is preferred

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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