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Robert Half Controller in Bloomington, Minnesota

Description You're a good fit for Robert Half's Controller position with a reputable company, 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. 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 will be essential for this role. Leading with integrity and reliability and having the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services will be essential for this role. We want to hear from you if you are a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. You might be in a good place to advance your career with this opportunity's very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. The permanent Controller position is situated in the Bloomington, Minnesota area.

What you get to do every day

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

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

  • Analyze deliverables of self and team to confirm they meet client expectations

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

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

  • Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

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

  • Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation Requirements - 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP Accounting

  • Strong familiarity with Sage 100

  • Corporate Accounting experience required

  • Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

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

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

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

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

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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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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