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Robert Half International Interim Controller in Boston, Massachusetts

Description This Controller position might be the job for you, if you're looking for work in a very dynamic and high profile area with significant visibility at executive management level. Are you looking for work as a Controller? There is a fantastic opportunity through Robert Half Management Resources to be part of our client's team in the Manufacturing field, with broad business engagement & impact. The Controller position is a long-term temporary engagement located in Boston Massachusetts. If you're looking for work where you will manage the process to ensure that models are correct and are fully accrued each month, verify and hold the operations team accountable to ensure end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting and related financial controls are operating effectively, this Controller position could be right for you!

Major responsibilities

  • Analyze and oversee controls to ensure they are effectively designed and operating in partnership with compliance

  • Engage with various business partners for various program controllership activities like maintaining accuracy of accrual models, appropriate accounting, and participating in true-up activities. Also answer queries from business, area and subsidiary controllers

  • Assemble evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs to support SOX controls

  • Confirm familiarity of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners

  • Collaborate with the Treasury to provide timely cash flow forecasts

  • Obtain a thorough understanding of essential financial results and movements across programs, then summarize and discuss them with key business partners

  • Lead all processes of budgeting, forecasting, and reporting for all accountable programs

  • Continuous review of actual spend against budget and lead necessary actions needed for any expected shortfalls Requirements - Strong analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills

    • Proven communication and negotiation skills, ability to establish trusted advisor/consultant relationships, and capability to influence Executives and Business Decision Makers

    • SOX experience

    • Adeptness in Internal Control

    • SEC Regulations experience preferred

    • SEC Reporting experience

    • CPA experience desired

    • Practical knowledge of Business Combinations

    • Demonstrated knowledge of Consolidated Financial Statements

    • Knowledge of public company reporting

    • General familiarity with Mergers & Acquisitions (M& A)

    • Working knowledge of ERP system

    • Background in virtual engagement with global teams around the world and being a leader across finance teams

    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field

  • CPA and/or CMA preferred

    • Prior experience in office and accounting computer systems

    • Ability to manage, lead change and build process improvements

    • 15+ years detail oriented accounting and controllership or public accounting and internal controls experience and/or Internal Audit or Controls and Compliance

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