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Controller

at Robert Half in Olive Branch, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

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 about becoming a Controller with a reputable Manufacturing company. You might be a good fit for this position if you can 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. Candidate must 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’s very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package could advance your career. Based in the Olive Branch, Mississippi area, this opening for a Controller is a permanent position.

What you get to do every single day

- Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

- Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

- Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

- Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

- Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible

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

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

- Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly

- Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

- Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

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

Requirements – Proven analytical skills – defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

- CPA/MBA preferred

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

- Self-starter and strong ethical standards

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

- Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

- Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Solid understanding of Month-end Close Activities

- Adeptness in Accounts Receivable (AR)

- Accounts Payable (AP) experience highly desired

- Month-end Financial experience

- Month-end Journal Entries experience required

- Perform Month-end experience

- Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

- Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

Robert 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 and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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Job Posting: JC193584233

Posted On: Sep 30, 2021

Updated On: Nov 21, 2021