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Robert Half International Controller in Beatrice, Nebraska

Description Robert Half Finance has a client in the Manufacturing industry seeking an ambitious, enthusiastic Controller to join their esteemed company. The leadership position is responsible for an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, manages the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, analyzes accounting and internal control systems, and guides 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. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. Being part of the leadership team, you will advance the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and encourage creativity in your team. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Beatrice, Nebraska region.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

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

  • Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations

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

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective

  • Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed Requirements - Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

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

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

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

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

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Solid understanding of financial statement preparation

  • Expertise in month end closings

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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