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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in SANDS POINT, New York


This is the Assistant Controller position for you if you are a self-starter with a history of successfully identifying issues and resolving problems. As the Assistant Controller, you will oversee the day to day of the accounting staff and send reports to the Controller. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Sands Point, New York area. Make an impact by applying through Robert Half Finance & Accounting and joining a well-managed organization.

Major responsibilities

  • Other duties as requested

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

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

  • Compose diverse procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

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

  • Backfill for Controller as appropriate

  • Innovative preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Encourage accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Specify and generate process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Maintain implementation and insure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Support the accounting team during the closing process to confirm deadlines are met

  • Deliver regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Inspect and make Ad Hoc financial reports


  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks to prioritize needs and expedite tasks upon request

  • Solid understanding of account reconciliation

  • Analytical Skills experience required

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

  • CPA a plus

    • Extensive knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

    • Relevant accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

-Not For Profit experience is a MUST

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Salary: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00 / Yearly


Date Posted: February 18, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02990-0011710660

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance