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Robert Half Controller in Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Robert Half Direct is partnering with a privately-owned investment firm seeking a Controller to join their team. We are seeking a skilled Controller to plan and direct the accounting operations of the company as well as oversee financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems. The ability to communicate well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment will be essential to success in this position.

This position will have an opportunity to work closely with the current CFO with the possibility to assume more responsibility with proven performance.


  • Manage the daily operations of the Accounting Department, which include accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank and credit card reconciliations, financial reporting, and payroll

  • Maintain a system of internal controls over accounting transactions to minimize risk

  • Oversee the production of periodic financial reports including monthly consolidated financial statements

  • Recommend benchmarks or KPI’s that will be used to measure the company’s performance

  • Assist with preparing budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans of action

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements

  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

  • Perform other related duties as necessary or assigned


  • 5+ years of related accounting experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration

  • Certified Public Accountant preferred

  • Excellent management and supervisory skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or products

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • High-level analytic skills

  • Proficient in accounting software: NetSuite knowledge a plus

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