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Controller

Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Monroe
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Description Robert Half is helping a renowned services company find an ambitious candidate to fill the role of a Controller. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, manages the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, analyzes accounting and internal control systems, and guides departmental staff. Working with this company, you will receive competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, as well as strong career growth. We are looking for someone who motivates others through a positive professional attitude; exhibits integrity, reliability and leadership; and is able to provide exceptional client services by managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. In addition, your responsibilities will include key decision making and challenging, negotiating and influencing the team. As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to lead the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, to challenge the status quo, and to encourage creativity throughout your area of responsibility. Based in the Monroe, Louisiana area, this opening for a Controller is a permanent position.Major responsibilities- Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and union payroll- Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports- Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies- Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities- Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis- Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts- Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time- Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash- Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations- Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed- Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective Requirements - Prior work done in public accounting is desired- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines- Excellent verbal and written communication skills- Be detailed, flexible, and organized- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment- Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges- Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued- Strong analytical capabilities and discernment- Foundational knowledge in financial reporting- GAAP Accounting experience- Background working with Microsoft Excel- Experience with Construction Accounting- Demonstrated knowledge of month end closings- KPI Reporting experience highly preferred- General familiarity with Fixed Asset Accounting- Comprehensive knowledge of union reports- Adeptness in project accounting- Practical knowledge of Fixed Asset Inventory- Expertise in implementation- Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field- 3+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller or Assistant Controller preferred- CPA or MBA preferredRobert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/mobile) and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information. - 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (https://www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use) .

Keywords: Robert Half Finance & Accounting, Monroe , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Monroe, Louisiana

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