Robert Half Construction Controller in Purchase, New York
Do you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department? Contact Robert Half about this reputable company's Construction Controller opportunity. You might be a good fit for this position if you can plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff. To succeed in this role, you will need to lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. We want to hear from you if you are a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Is it time to advance your career? Find out more about this opportunity and take the next steps toward a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. Based in the Purchase, New York area, this opening for a Construction Controller is a permanent position. If you feel that you would be a perfect fit for this role, apply today!
How you will make an impact
Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash
Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible
Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month
Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities
Requirements - Detailed and have the ability work independently
Comprehensive knowledge of project accounting
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills
Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued
Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
CPA or MBA preferred
Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
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