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Robert Half International Controller in Columbia, South Carolina

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You're a good fit for Robert Half Finance's Controller position with a reputable 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. You will succeed in 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. 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. This is a great opportunity for a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. This opportunity will provide you with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. If it's time to advance your career, consider this position. The full-time Controller position is situated in the Columbia, South Carolina area.

What you get to do every single day

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

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

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

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

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

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible

  • Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll

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

  • Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

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

Requirements

  • CPA/MBA preferred

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

  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

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

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

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

Interested and qualified candidates can apply directly to Lindsey Hilton at lindsey.hilton@roberthalf.com.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Salary: $80000 - 100000/year

Location: Columbia, SC

Date Posted: April 14, 2019

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 03240-0010940667

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance

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