Robert Half International Controller in Brentwood, Tennessee
Robert Half Finance has an opening for an ambitious Controller for a reputable company in the Utilities/Infrastructure industry. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be 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 company provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong 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 expected to make key decisions and be able to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. Being part of the leadership team, you will advance the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and encourage creativity in your team. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Brentwood, Tennessee region.
Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations
Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required
Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports
Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual
Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals
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Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Solid understanding of month end closings
Credit risk management experience
Expertise in Accounting Principles
Strong familiarity with Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics
Foundational knowledge in compliance
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills
CPA or MBA preferred
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus
Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)
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Salary: $120,000.00 - $140,000.00 / Yearly
Location: Brentwood, TN
Date Posted: November 16, 2020
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 03930-0011606276
Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance