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Robert Half Controller in CHERRY HILL, New Jersey


Robert Half has an opportunity for someone with a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department to become a Controller at a reputable company. You might be a good fit for this position if you 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. This position is for candidates who can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. The ideal candidate for this position is a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Are you looking for a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package? It might be time to advance your career in this position! The Controller position is a permanent opportunity in the South Jersey region.

Your responsibilities in this role:

  • All day-to-day activity related to accounts payable, account receivables, cash management, and client trust accounts.

  • Supervise petty cash distribution either directly or through delegation.

  • Maintain sufficient cash balances in all operating accounts and manage excess funds into an investment account as needed.

  • Supervise the input of all timesheets.

  • Supervise the distribution and processing of all prebills.

  • Perform month end and year end processing of the accounting system, either directly or through delegation.

  • Maintain general ledger accounts.

  • Coordinate with outside accountants in a timely fashion.

  • Supervise payroll data entry and reconcile monthly payroll expenses.

  • Analyze monthly financial and time/billing reports. Supervise processing of reports.


The ideal Controller candidate should have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education. CPA preferred.

Other requirements for the Controller position include and are not limited to:

  • 5++ years’ experience preferably in a law firm

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables

  • Strong analytical skills

Interested candidates should reach out to Scott Shorr at 267-996-4161 and reference JO#03720-0011991005

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