$120000 - 125000/year


Batavia, NY

Date Posted:

May 16, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Do 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 Finance about this reputable company's Controller opportunity. If you are good at planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff, this role might be right for you. Leading with integrity and reliability and having the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services will be essential for this role. Consider this position if you are a a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. You might be in a good place to advance your career with this opportunity's very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Batavia, New York region.

Your responsibilities in this role

- Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

- Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required

- Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

- Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

- Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

- Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

- Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations

- Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

- Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

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

- Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective
- Detailed and have the ability work independently

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

- Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

- Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- Knowledge of financial statement preparation

- Adeptness in bank relations

- Foundational knowledge in budgeting

- Budget forecasting experience

- Solid understanding of month end closings

- Proficiency in financial analysis

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

- Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

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

- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

- Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

For immediate consideration, please contact Marc Genareo at (716)842-6384 or submit a resume in strict confidence to [email protected]

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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