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Posted: 4/30/2019
Job Reference #: 00210-0010966531

Job Description

If you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department, contact Robert Half Finance about becoming a Controller with a reputable company. In this role, it will be critical for you to plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff. The ideal candidate for this position can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. This position is for a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. This opportunity could advance your career, along with providing you with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. The Controller will be a full-time employment opportunity and will be located in the Scottsdale, Arizona region.

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Key responsibilities

- Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

- Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

- Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

- Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

- Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

- Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation

- Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

- Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

- Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed

- Assure client expectations are met by reviewing deliverables of self and team
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

- Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

- Excellent attention to detail

- The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

- Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

- Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

Application Instructions

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