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Accounting Manager

New York, Clarence, 14031 Clarence USA

Description Robert Half is reviewing candidates for a renowned services company for an ambitious, determined Controller. This leadership role oversees an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, handles the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluates accounting and internal control systems, and leads departmental staff. This company has very competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunity for career growth. We are looking for someone who motivates others through a positive professional attitude; exhibits integrity, reliability and leadership; and is able to provide exceptional client services by managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a leader, you will encourage innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and support creativity in your area of responsibility. Based in the Clarence, New York area, this opening for a Controller is a permanent position.Key responsibilitiesAdvance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation

Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

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

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

Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

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

Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies Requirements - Solid understanding of Annual Financial Reporting

Annual Audited Financial Statements experience required

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

Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

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

Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

Be detailed, flexible, and organized

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

Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

Self-starter and strong ethical standards

Ability to meet deadlines

5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/mobile) and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.© 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (https://www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use) .

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