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Robert Half International Controller in Alpharetta, Georgia

Description

Do 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 this reputable company's Controller opportunity. To succeed in this role, you will need 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. Candidates who can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services, will be preferred for this position. 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. Based in the Alpharetta, Georgia area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

  • Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required

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

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

  • Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

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

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

  • Reviews deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

Requirements

  • Knowledge of budget forecasting

  • Proficiency in Standard Cost Accounting

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

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

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

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

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

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: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Alpharetta, GA

Date Posted: October 26, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 00920-0011592323

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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