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Robert Half International Controller in CLINTON, Maryland

Description You're a good fit for Robert Half Finance's Controller position with a reputable Construction/Contractor company, if you have 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 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. To succeed in this role, you will need to lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. If you're a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing, this might be the job for you. If it's time to advance your career, find out more about this opportunity and take the next steps toward a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. The Controller will be a full-time employment opportunity and will be located in the Clinton, Maryland region.

Major responsibilities

  • Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

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

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

  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection

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

  • Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation Requirements - Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

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

  • Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

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

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Supervising experience

  • Deep understanding of financial reporting

  • Month end closings experience

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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