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Robert Half International Controller in Bloomington, Minnesota

Description

You're a good fit for Robert Half Finance'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. In this role, it will be critical for you to 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. To succeed in this role, you will need to lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. You might be a good fit for this position if you are a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. This opportunity's very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package could advance your career. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the South Metro/Twin Cities.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

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

  • Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction

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

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

  • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

    Requirements

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Well-founded grasp of Complex Financial Analysis

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Comprehension of Insurance Policy

  • Proven knowledge of benefits administration

  • Command of Accounting Systems

  • General familiarity with GAAP Accounting

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

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

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

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

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

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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