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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in NEW YORK, New York

Description Robert Half Finance & Accounting has an open position for an ambitious Assistant Controller to join a prestigious company. One of the Assistant Controller's tasks include supervising the accounting staff and reporting updates 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. Apply for this position today! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the New York, New York area.

Your responsibilities

  • Backfill for Controller where appropriate

  • Inspect and make Ad Hoc financial reports

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

  • Refined preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Compose diverse procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

  • Partake in the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

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

  • Name and create process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Encourage implementation and certify adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Provide regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Extra assignments if necessary

  • Foster accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Help ensure a competent, trained staff through regular assessment, goal setting and development Requirements - Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and IIA standards

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Ability to multitask effectively

    • Accurate knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills

    • Crucial accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Deep understanding of capital assets

  • Command of FX Swaps

  • Investment Fund experience

  • Proven knowledge of cash applications

  • Fund accounting experience desired

  • Well-founded grasp of Expense Accruals

  • Experience with Prepare Financial Statements

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social skills

  • CPA an added bonus

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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