Robert Half International Controller in BIRMINGHAM, Michigan

Description

Controller

Robert Half Finance is seeking an ambitious Controller to become a vital part at an esteemed services company. This is a leadership role with responsibility over an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, your tasks will include planning and directing all accounting operational functions, managing the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assessing accounting and internal control systems, and guiding departmental staff. This company has very competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunity for career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to lead the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, to challenge the status quo, and to encourage creativity throughout your area of responsibility. Based in the Birmingham, Michigan area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position.

Interested candidates should reach out to Bill Watts at [email protected] for more information.

Key responsibilities:

  • Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation

  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

  • Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations

  • 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

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis

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

Requirements

  • CPA or MBA preferred

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

  • Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

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

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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Salary: $90000 - 100000/year

Location: BIRMINGHAM, MI

Date Posted: December 17, 2018

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 02250-0010766675

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance