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Controller

Acara Solutions Lancaster, NY

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Acara Solutions is looking for a Controller for a client in the Lancaster, NY area. This is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensures that reported results comply with generally accepted principles of reporting standards.  

Pay rate: $100,000 annually

Job Responsibilities:
Management
  • Be a resource for internal and external “customers”
  • Oversee the collections, cost accounting, and accounts payable/accounts receivable functions
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Maintain the chart of accounts
  • Oversee/provide guidance for an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
Transactions
  • Review invoices/sign checks/approve wires/ACH’s/EFT’s on a weekly basis
  • Make monthly recurring journal entries
Reporting
  • Oversee/perform the month
    -end close process
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements
  • Prepare weekly/monthly management reports
  • Assist in the creation of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Provide financial analysis as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions and contract negotiations
Compliance
  • Be a key player in preparation/execution of the annual audit
  • Integral to the completion of various bank reporting (borrowing base calculation, 13 week forecast, etc)
  • Comply with provincial and federal legislation reporting requirements and tax filings (HST & sales/use tax)
  • Ensure compliance to all Health & Safety regulations
  • Ensure compliance to Canadian and US financial legislation and principles




Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • 10  years experience in accounting function  
  • 5 years previous management or supervisory experience
  • High energy level required
  • Strong leadership skills, independent thinking, strong organizational and planning abilities and excellent analytical and problem solving skills are essential 
  • Good computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, identify and address problems, meet deadlines and stay within budget 

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA) preferred, but not required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation preferred, but not required

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F
-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
Company Description
Acara understands that finding that rewarding next step along your career path can be challenging. We also understand the legwork that goes into being your career advocate. Our award-winning recruiters focus on the candidate experience, getting to know you and your goals, both long- and short-term. They get to know your skills and your growth trajectory so that they not only can represent you in front of our more than 1,000 customers with opportunities across North America, but also connect you with the best-fit role. After all, optimal workforce experiences come when employees are matched with companies who need—and value—their skills and contributions.

That’s why, for over 60 years, we’ve engaged our candidates with a high-touch, consultative approach that affords us a clear vision of ideal career paths, and it’s why we consistently gain the trust of our employees and customers alike. Acara is in the business of scouting talent, evaluating human potential, recognizing commonalities between people and employers, and changing lives in the process. Because in an increasingly commoditized world, we believe some things still deserve a personal touch. Finding the best-fit jobs for you is one of them.

Acara Solutions

Why Work Here?
This company offers a career path in a growing industry including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and PTO.

Acara understands that finding that rewarding next step along your career path can be challenging. We also understand the legwork that goes into being your career advocate. Our award-winning recruiters focus on the candidate experience, getting to know you and your goals, both long- and short-term. They get to know your skills and your growth trajectory so that they not only can represent you in front of our more than 1,000 customers with opportunities across North America, but also connect you with the best-fit role. After all, optimal workforce experiences come when employees are matched with companies who need—and value—their skills and contributions. That’s why, for over 60 years, we’ve engaged our candidates with a high-touch, consultative approach that affords us a clear vision of ideal career paths, and it’s why we consistently gain the trust of our employees and customers alike. Acara is in the business of scouting talent, evaluating human potential, recognizing commonalities between people and employers, and changing lives in the process. Because in an increasingly commoditized world, we believe some things still deserve a personal touch. Finding the best-fit jobs for you is one of them.

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Lancaster, NY
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Finance and Insurance

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