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Robert Half Assistant Controller in LYNBROOK, New York

Description Robert Half is currently accepting applications for an achievement-oriented Assistant Controller to join a well-respected company in the Construction/Contractor industry. As the Assistant Controller, you will assist in supervising the accounting staff and report to the Controller. We encourage you to apply to this rewarding Assistant Controller opportunity if you are a self-starter with a track record of successfully identifying issues and taking initiative to resolve problems. Submit an application now and learn more about this role! This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Lynbrook, New York area.

Major responsibilities

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Dissect and generate Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Backfill for Controller when necessary

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

  • Enhanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Advocate implementation and make certain adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Prepare a variety of technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

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

  • Facilitate the accounting team during the closing process to see to it that deadlines are met

  • Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Warrant regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Boost accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Pinpoint and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency Requirements

  • CPA an added bonus

  • Strong communication and social skills

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • General ledger experience

  • The ideal candidate will be highly skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and communication skills

    • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel systems
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Ability to multitask, collaborate and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds in a fast-paced environment

    • Significant accounting experience, including as a Senior Accountant preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

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