Robert Half Controller in CHESTERTOWN, Maryland
Description Candidates who are driven by high expectations will be preferred for this position. You might be a good fit for this position if you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued. If you want to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department, Robert Half is looking for a Controller to join a successful company. The Controller will be a permanent employment opportunity and will be located in the Chestertown, Maryland region. 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. You might be a good fit for this position if you can 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. This position offers exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.
Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports
Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection
Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed
Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis
Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management Requirements - Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Excellent attention to detail
Prior work done in public accounting is desired
Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired
Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
CPA or MBA preferred
Expertise in Month-end Financial
Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings
Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well
Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.
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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.