Robert Half International Controller in Atlanta, Georgia
Robert Half Finance is reviewing candidates for a renowned technology company for an ambitious, determined Controller. This leadership role oversees 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 provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding 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. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the metro-Atlanta area..
Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed
Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible
Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management
Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Comfortable in taking on tasks beyond formal job responsibilities
Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations
Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports
Please send all interested resumes to email@example.com for immediate consideration. Only those candidates meeting the client's requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills
5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Month end closings experience
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus
Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
Sound written and verbal communication skills
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required
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Salary: $100,000.00 - $110,000.00 / Yearly
Location: Atlanta, GA
Date Posted: June 26, 2020
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 00900-0011416643
Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance