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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in SYRACUSE, New York


A well-respected for profit company is collaborating with Robert Half Finance & Accounting to help them find an accomplished Assistant Controller. This Assistant Controller role reports to the Controller and manages the accounting staff. Identify issues and resolve problems in this stimulating Assistant Controller position. This role would be best suited for candidates who consider themselves a self-starter. Act now and submit a resume today! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Syracuse, New York and will have a lot of growth.

What you get to do...

  • Support accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Other duties as requested

  • Backfill for Controller where applicable

  • Facilitate the accounting team during the closing process to see to it that deadlines are met

  • Examine and build Ad Hoc financial reports

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

  • Make sure regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Organize multiple procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses

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

  • 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

  • Forward-thinking preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Aid implementation and guarantee adherence to accounting policies and procedures

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


  • CPA certification or MBA (or in progress) is an asset

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Profound knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Solid understanding of Excel Formulas

For confidential consideration, please email your resume directly to

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Salary: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00 / Yearly

Location: SYRACUSE, NY

Date Posted: November 7, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02890-0011614456

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance