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 history & requirements to Jay Irving, Associate VP of Human Resources at jirving@gelia.com.

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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