The ideal candidate for this position is driven by high expectations. Candidates who thrive in roles where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued will be preferred for this position. If you're looking to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department at a successful company, Robert Half Finance is looking for a Controller. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Ithaca, New York region with a for profit organization. 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 will be essential for this role. Effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services will be essential for this role, and a creative type who can lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. This is a good role for anyone seeking exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth. Major responsibilities - Give financial reports to executive committee each month - Ensure client satisfaction by reviewing deliverables of self and team - Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation - Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis - Advance Finance Department initiatives - Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash - Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Comfortable in taking on tasks beyond formal job responsibilities - Handle monthly and yearly close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis - Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection - Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Progressive accounting experience - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes - Previous experience in public accounting is an asset - Strong attention to detail - Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity - Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel - Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - Strong communication and social skills - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred For confidential consideration, please email your resume directly to [Click Here to Email Your Resum ]
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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