Controller


Salary:

$100000 - 115000/year

Location:

ROCHESTER, NY

Date Posted:

April 23, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

02960-0010954453

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
We're looking for people who are driven by high expectations. Candidates who thrive in roles where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued will be interested in this position. If you want to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department, Robert Half Finance is looking for a Controller to join a successful company. The full-time Controller position is situated in the Rochester, New York area. If you 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, you might be right for this position. You will succeed in this position if you can effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. The company will reward you with exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.

Your responsibilities

- Assess deliverables of self and team to verify they meet client expectations

- Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

- Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

- Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required

- Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

- Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis

- Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual

- Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

- Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

- Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
Requirements
- 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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

- Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

- Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

- Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

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

- Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

- Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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

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.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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