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Robert Half Business Controller in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description

Exciting career-building opportunity at a rapidly growing firm located in Downtown Chicago!!

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

We're looking for people who are driven by high expectations. We're looking for people who thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued. Robert Half's new Controller opening will give you the opportunity to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department at a successful company. The permanent Controller position is situated in the Chicago, Illinois area. 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 right for this position. If you can effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, and are a creative type who can lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo, you might be right for this position. In this position, you will receive exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.

How you will make an impact

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

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

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

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

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

  • Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation

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

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

    Requirements

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

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

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

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

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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