Robert Half International Controller in Chattanooga, Tennessee
If you're driven by high expectations this could be the job for you. If you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued, this could be the job for you. If you're looking to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department at a successful company, Robert Half Finance is looking for a Controller. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Chattanooga, Tennessee region. To succeed in this role, you will need 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. Effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services will be essential for this role, and a creative type who can lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. If your ideal job offers you exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth, this is a good fit!
What you get to do every single day
Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management
Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports
Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time
Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation
Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Comfortable handling responsibilities beyond formal job duties
Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations
Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required
2+ years of progressive accounting experience
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
Excellent oral and written communication skills
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
High attention to detail
Vow to meet business deadlines
Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Solid understanding of month end closings
Proven knowledge of Ledger Reconciliations
Journal entries experience
Well-founded grasp of Microsoft Excel
Prepare Financial Reports experience
Proficiency in Monthly Financial Reports
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Location: Chattanooga, TN
Date Posted: October 16, 2020
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 03950-0011587207
Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance