Robert Half Finance & Accounting Controller in FAIRPORT, New York

We are seeking a Controller for our client in the Rochester, NY area. The Controller will plan, direct and coordinate all accounting operational functions, manage the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data, coordinate and prepare internal and external financial statements, coordinate activities of external auditors, provide management with information vital to the decision-making process, and manage the budget process. This role also assesses the current accounting operations and offers recommendations for improvement, evaluates accounting and internal control systems, oversees regulatory reporting including tax planning and compliance, and hires/trains/retains competent accounting staff. The Controller must possess solid communication, technology, analytical and management skills. Candidates should possess knowledge of all aspects of generally accepted accounting principles. 5+ years of relevant experience and bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is required. A master's degree in business administration (MBA) or professional accreditation such as certified public accountant (CPA) or certified management accountant (CMA) is preferred. Previous experience in the construction industry is highly valued. For immediate consideration, please contact Dana Rodak at (585) 232-6055 or

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Req ID: 02960-0010401188

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: NY


Postal Code: 14450-9758

Compensation: $60,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Sage Timberline experience preferred - WIP and Inventory experience - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or other business related field - Earlier experience in the construction industry is highly valued - Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well - Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines - Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred - Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment - Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued - Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision - 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement