Controller – Buffalo

Gelia is seeking a Controller for our Buffalo office.

Gelia Wells & Mohr, a global marketing communications firm headquartered in Western New York is seeking qualified candidates for its Controller.  This is a tremendous opportunity for a hands-on accounting leader who is intelligent, collaborative, and is looking for growth with a successful WNY-based company.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Corporate Accounting, Reporting and Analysis
  • Treasury
  • Planning, Forecasting and Budgeting
  • Mentor, manage and lead accounting team
  • Cross-operational collaboration on processes, controls, problem solving

Experience and Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 8 years of progressively more responsible accounting experience with a minimum of 3 years of Accounting Manager or Controllership-level experience
  • Performance driven, hands-on, analytical
  • An effective communicator with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and excellent Excel skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in a professional services-oriented environment
  • Experience in a multi-location, multi-state environment helpful (not required)
  • Bent towards improving processes and efficiencies
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Competency in local and state sales tax experience helpful (not required)
  • Proven results in team environment
  • Public Accounting experience helpful but not required

We will offer a very competitive compensation package to the right candidate.  For confidential consideration forward your resume with salary requirements to Jay Irving, Associate VP of Human Resources at

Gelia is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

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