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Robert Half Controller in BIRMINGHAM, Michigan

Description You could become a Controller with a reputable company working with Robert Half, if you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department. If you are good at 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 role might be right for you. This role's duties will require leading with integrity and reliability and having the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. If you're a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing, this might be the job for you. This opportunity will provide you with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. If it's time to advance your career, consider this position. The Controller will be a permanent employment opportunity and will be located in the Birmingham, Michigan region.

What you get to do every single day

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

  • Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

  • Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Ensure client satisfaction by reviewing deliverables of self and team

  • Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly

  • Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

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

  • Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required

  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis Requirements - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • Expertise in budget forecasting

  • Commercial Property Management experience

  • Monthly Financials experience

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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