Almstead Tree And Shrub Care New Rochelle , NY 10801

Posted 3 weeks ago

Almstead Tree and Shrub Care Co. is a second-generation, family-owned firm established in 1964. We have four branch locations servicing commercial and residential clients throughout the NY, NJ, and CT tri-state area.

We are seeking a Controller, well-versed in the service industry, able to see the big picture while rolling up their sleeves on the day-to-day operations of the accounting department. Duties will include all aspects of general ledger accounting including primary participation in monthly and year end closing, budgeting, reporting and analysis.

The successful candidate for this position must be well organized with the ability to multi-task and to prioritize in a fast-paced environment. They must have an eye for detail and a high level of accuracy, strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to carry out tasks autonomously, as well as, collaboratively across all functional areas, with other departments and corporate entities. This individual should be dependable with good time management skills in order to meet deadlines in a timely and efficient manner.


  • Daily general ledger accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, commissions, and accounting for production
  • Fixed assets and depreciation calculations
  • Inter-company reconciliations, prepaids, accruals, interest and provision calculations
  • Job costing for prevailing wage jobs, cost of services for our 3 service lines, equipment or supplies
  • Taxes: state sales & use tax returns for all applicable states
  • Monthly and annual general ledger close
  • Monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting package preparation along with interim inter-company reporting as required
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and on-going maintenance of forecasts
  • Development of new spread sheets and reports for analysis as needs arise
  • Oversee a staff of 3 responsible for payroll and accounts payable


  • The ideal candidate will possess a bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance with 5+ years of experience in hands-on full cycle accounting in a service company.
  • A well-organized professional with a great eye for detail and a high level of accuracy, as well as analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Reliable, strong time management skills, able to multi-task and prioritize projects and assignments to meet strict deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and proactive to carry out tasks both autonomously and collaboratively with excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills knowledge of MS Office applications, a high level of proficiency with Excel as well as QuickBooks.


We offer a competitive compensation package, $125,000 + based upon experience. Medical and dental plans with employer contribution, 401K retirement savings plan, paid time off, and more!

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Company, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

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