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Robert Half Controller in BEACHWOOD, Ohio

Description A current opening through Robert Half, seeks an ambitious, determined Controller to join the team at a prominent services company. The leadership position is responsible for an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. This company has very competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunity for career growth. We are looking for someone who motivates others through a positive professional attitude; exhibits integrity, reliability and leadership; and is able to provide exceptional client services by managing self and others 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 a part of the leadership team, you will lead the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and foster creativity throughout your area of responsibility. The Controller position is a permanent opportunity in the Beachwood, Ohio region.

Major responsibilities

  • Respond on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

  • Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

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

  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection

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

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

  • Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations

  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

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

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Deep understanding of financial reporting

  • Expertise in general ledger

  • SaaS experience is required

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

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

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

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • High attention to detail

  • Strong communication and social skills

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