Robert Half Controller in Bethesda, Maryland
Candidates who are driven by high expectations will be preferred for this position. Do you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued? Check out this job! If you want to take responsibility for an accounting department, Robert Half is looking for a Controller to join a successful company. Based in Bethesda, Maryland, this opening for a Controller is a permanent position. If you can 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, you might be right for this position. The ideal candidate for this position can effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. In this position, you will receive exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.
Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection
Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month
Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management
Manage the production 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
Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
The ideal candidate for this Controller role will have 7+ years of hands on day to day accounting (general ledger through financial statement preparation), supervisory, BS in Accounting, NetSuite++, CPA++, SaaS industry experience++ and the ability to set and implement policies and procedures. To apply to this Controller role please do so through this posting or reach out directly to Caren Bromberg Bach on LinkedIn or call Caren Bach at 301.965.9035.
Requirements - Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
Financial statement preparation experience desired
General familiarity with budget forecasting
Proven knowledge of System Implementation
Well-founded grasp of policies & procedures
Foundational knowledge in Financial Metrics
Practical knowledge of financial planning
Proficiency in general ledger
Month end closings experience
Financial reporting experience highly desired
Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines
7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Prior work done in public accounting is desired
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills
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