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Robert Half International Controller in Chantilly, Virginia

Description There is a great opportunity for candidates who are driven by high expectations. Candidates who thrive in roles where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued will be preferred for this position. You could take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department at a successful company, through Robert Half Finance's new Controller opportunity. The full-time Controller position is situated in the Chantilly, Virginia area. The ideal candidate for this position can 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. In this role, it will be critical for you to effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. You're a good fit for this position if you want exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.

What you get to do every day

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

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

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

  • Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

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

  • Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations

  • Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll Requirements - Be detailed, flexible, and organized

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

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of analysis

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

  • Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

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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