Robert Half Controller in NEW YORK, New York
If interested in becoming the Controller for a New York based tech company this is the position for you! This role is an opportunity to bring your experience and leadership of full-cycle accounting to guide, coach and develop a high performing team to fully own all aspects of the company’s corporate accounting function. My client is looking for an energetic strategic thinker who is intrigued by the challenge of the multifaceted aspects of a fast-growing company with a diverse set of business lines. In addition to management of the accounting team, the Controller is responsible for the accounting operations including the production of timely and accurate financial reports, maintenance of an accurate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, ensuring the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and maintaining compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
The Controller reports into a VP of Finance. There is an office in New York City but this role can be 100% remote as well!!!
WHAT YOU’LL DO
You will support and coach a growing team in a hands-on environment where all team members are vested in the mission and taking part in the integrity of our finances. This role is responsible for all accounting functions including the following:
Managing the company's corporate accounting, technical accounting, reporting, and other strategic financial matters
Producing accurate and timely financial statements and reports for stakeholders including the board, management team, employees and outside parties
Supervising the accounting team as well as serving as company liaison to external accounting and tax resources
Coordinating interim and year-end financial close and related reporting
Ensuring accounting policies comply with generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP"), tax requirements, and other management reporting requirements
Formulating and recommending policies, procedures and systems of control to ensure accuracy and security of accounting data
Developing and monitoring internal financial control structures
Overseeing all accounting related systems with an eye towards continuous improvement and application of new technologies
Managing billing, revenue recognition, and cash & banking processes
Overseeing and contributing to the annual financial audit and other external audit efforts
Providing input to the annual budgeting and forecasting process
Requirements - Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Proven knowledge of IFRS Accounting
Well-founded grasp of consolidations
General familiarity with general ledger
Month end closings experience
Financial reporting experience preferred
Sage Intacct experience preferred
Experience with Mergers & Acquisitions (M& A)
US GAAP experience
CPA or MBA preferred
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
Vow to meet business deadlines
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