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Assistant Controller

Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Oyster Bay
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description We are seeking a self-starter with a demonstrated history of identifying issues and problem solving for this exciting Assistant Controller role. You will keep the Controller up to date on the accounting staff as the Assistant Controller. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Huntington, New York area. Join a cutting-edge company by applying via Robert Half today.Responsibilities

  • Backfill for Controller if necessary
  • Classify and develop Ad Hoc financial reports
  • Stimulate accountability and the meeting of deliverables
  • Administer regular account reconciliation to completion
  • Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting
  • Help lead the accounting team during the closing process to ensure deadlines are met
  • Help ensure a competent, trained staff through regular assessment, goal setting and development
  • Create relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like the monthly flash report, key financial metrics, and actual spend against budgets/outlook
  • Support implementation and ensure adherence to accounting policies and procedures
  • Enhanced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits
  • Supplementary duties as assigned
  • Ready different technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures
  • Identify and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiencyRequirements - Ability to multitask and attention to detail are critical
    • Crucial accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
    • CPA certification a plus
    • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
    • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing
    • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
    • Appraising Performance experience
    • Command of account reconciliation
    • Adeptness in Audit Compliance
    • Balance Sheet Reviews experience highly preferred
    • Account Balance experience
    • Cash Flow Analysis experience highly valued
    • Previous experience working with Cash Flow Forecasts
    • General familiarity with Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation
    • Practical knowledge of Balance Sheet Reconciliation
    • Good understanding of cash forecasting
    • Background working with Bank Balances
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Audit Reports
    • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience
    • Accounts Payable (AP) experience
    • Earlier work involving Bank Account Reconciliation
    • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience
      • Profound knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems Robert Half is the worlds 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 ( 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 for more information. 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking Apply Now, youre agreeing to Robert Halfs Terms of Use ( .

Keywords: Robert Half Finance & Accounting, Stamford , Assistant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Oyster Bay, Connecticut

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