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Robert Half Controller in Williston Park, New York

Description If 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 becoming a Controller with a reputable company. Candidates who 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, will be preferred for this position. The ideal candidate for this position can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. Candidates who are creative team players with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing will be preferred for this position. Are you looking for a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package? It might be time to advance your career in this position! The permanent Controller position is situated in the Williston Park, New York area.

Responsibilities

  • Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

  • Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

  • Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis

  • Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash Requirements - Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Accounting Control experience required

  • Proven knowledge of ADP Online

  • Well-founded grasp of bank reconciliations

  • General familiarity with Bank Balances

  • Foundational knowledge in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Practical knowledge of Bank Account Reconciliation

  • Proficiency in Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Solid understanding of account reconciliation

  • ADP Windows experience highly desired

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

  • High attention to detail

  • Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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