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Premier WNY organization has an immediate need for an Assistant Controller.


· Is a key manager in the operation of the Accounting Department.

· Provides analytical, administrative, and financial information to the company owners and high level managers.

· Knows proper accounting methods and instructs his or her team members in those methods.

· Participates in discussions with managers to assist them in achieving their respective objectives.

· Maintains the most up-to-date profit and loss information available in a timely manner.

· Initiates discussions with General Managers to provide them with advice and support that will help them to achieve their respective dealership objectives.

· Works with other managers in planning, forecasting trends, reviewing and revising plans on an ongoing basis and initiates such discussions as necessary.

· Promotes the development of his or her team members.

· Maintains up-to-date knowledge of retail facility sales, profits, and expenses under his/her responsibility.

· Conducts long-term planning for those franchises assigned to him/her.

· Participates in meetings or initiates meetings to discuss decisions affecting all dealerships.

· Is able to take on special projects and have them completed within the required time frame.

· Continually looks to implement and develop more efficient means of operation.

· Develops and implements internal financial controls.

· Is capable of conveying necessary information (in writing and verbally) to company managers when requested.

· Must be capable of working independently to effectively manage his or her time and work flow.

· Is a leader in many ways; is decisive and capable of conveying necessary information to other leaders.

· Is willing and able to keep communication lines open with leaders and team members and consider different viewpoints and recommendations as part of the decision making.

· Is highly analytical with much time spent planning, analyzing and synthesizing financial data.

· Requires the completion of numerous routine reports

· Interacts consistently with leaders and team members to exchange and coordinate the flow of paperwork and information.

· Recruits, hires, and develops employees

· Is responsible for the finance reporting and general ledgers of the select franchises

Skills Required:

· Knowledge of Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

· Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal regulations and laws

· Ability to administer payroll

· Ability to administer purchase orders and fixed assets

· Ability to establish and maintain key filing systems including financial records and team member folders

· Ability to conduct basic financial analysis

· Leadership skills including delegation, empowerment, coaching, supervision, organizing and planning

· Interpersonal skills including conflict resolution (both interdepartmental and intradepartmental)

· Ability to take an interest in team members including proactively promoting their appropriate development

· Working knowledge of bank and insurance terminology and processes

· Knowledge of computer systems for data analysis and management reporting

Strong knowledge of accounting application and methods (Debits and Credits)

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Joe LaLonde

Managing Partner


Reference: JOB-11981

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Buffalo
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