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Robert Half Director of Accounting in Syracuse, New York


Chris Preble from the Syracuse Robert Half office is engaged by a local manufacturing organization to find their Director of Accounting. Looking for a well rounded, passionate, and driven individual to join their finance team. The Director of Accounting will take responsibility for key aspects of corporate accounting including recording and reporting of financial information, management of functional teams, creation and implementation of core financial process as well as the management of internal control policies and procedures. As a member of the finance team, this individual will be a key strategic partner in the development and execution of the organizations growth strategies and cross functional enablement.

Other duties include

  • Primary day-to-day responsibility for reporting, planning, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company;

  • Ensure credibility by providing timely and accurate month end closing process including reconciliations of general ledger accounts, preparation of monthly financial statements and financial analysis

  • Manage working capital cycle

  • Prepare year-end financial statements and manage preparation of external financial statements with public accountants

  • Provide systems review and implement best practice processes to optimize business system performance

  • Ensure that effective internal controls

  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis as required

  • Staff management

  • Special finance-related projects as assigned.


The Director of Accounting must have for profit industry experience (preference is in manufacturing, construction or similar)

CPA or MBA is an asset

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