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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in STAMFORD, Connecticut

Description We are seeking a self-starter with a demonstrated history of identifying issues and problem solving for this exciting Assistant Controller role. The Assistant Controller role will report to the Controller and supervise accounting staff. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Stamford, Connecticut area. Apply with Robert Half Finance & Accounting today to join a well-respected Investment Management/Companies company.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

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

  • Incite accountability and the meeting of deliverables

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

  • Assist with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

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

  • Direct the accounting team during the closing process to secure deadlines are met

  • Sort out and construct Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Other duties as requested

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

  • Enhanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Backfill for Controller where appropriate

  • Administer regular account reconciliation to completion Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Certified Public Accounting license or exams in progress

  • Ability to multitask efficiently and prioritize work

  • Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

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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