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Robert Half Controller in Charlotte, North Carolina

Description Driven by high expectations? Check out this job! If you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued, this could be the job for you. Candidates who would be excited to become part of a successful company will be interested in Robert Half's opportunity to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department as a Controller. The Controller position is a permanent opportunity in the Charlotte, North Carolina region. 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. Candidates who know how to effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services will do well in this role along with creative types who can lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. If you're looking for exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth, this position might be for you.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

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

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

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

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective

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

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

  • Review and revise deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

  • Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques Requirements - Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • CPA or MBA preferred

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

  • High attention to detail

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Construction Accounting experience

  • Financial statement preparation experience

  • Foundational knowledge in Sage 300

  • Month end closings experience

  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

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

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

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