Robert Half International Controller in ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania
Robert Half Finance is searching for an energetic Controller to join a reputable services company. This is a leadership role with responsibility over an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, handles the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluates accounting and internal control systems, and leads departmental staff. This company offers very competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent career growth. We are seeking someone who will motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; is honest, reliable and a leader; and will offer remarkable client services, managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be expected to make key decisions and be able to challenge, negotiate and influence 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. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Allentown, Pennsylvania region.
For more information on this role and other full-time opportunities, please contact Warren Knight - Recruiting Manager on 610-882-1600 or email in the strictest confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org
What you get to do every day
Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection
Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required
Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals
Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Analyze deliverables of self and team to confirm they meet client expectations
Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports
Perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills
Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Prior work done in public accounting is desired
Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
Self-starter and strong ethical standards
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Budget forecasting experience desired
Deep understanding of cash flow statements
Cash flow management experience preferred
Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired
Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.
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Salary: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 / Yearly
Location: ALLENTOWN, PA
Date Posted: October 16, 2020
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 03700-0011588583
Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance