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Robert Half Assistant Controller in NEW YORK, New York


If you're a detail-oriented Assistant Controller, Robert Half might have an opportunity for you with one of their clients in the retail industry. The Assistant Controller will supervise the accounting staff while reporting to the Controller. We are seeking a self-starter with a demonstrated history of identifying issues and problem solving for this exciting Assistant Controller role.

Key responsibilities

  • Create accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Seasoned preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Contribute to ensure a competent, trained staff through development, goal setting, and regular assessment

  • Gather a number of technical accounting analyses, procedures, and policies

  • Support the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Develop relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like the monthly flash report, actual spend against budgets/outlook, and key financial metrics

  • Analyze and create Ad Hoc financial reports

If interested in the role, send resume to Keith.Feinberg@RobertHalf with subject line "Assistant Controller".


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

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