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Robert Half Assistant Controller in Dallas, Texas

Description Candidates who possess a proven ability to identify issues and resolve problems, might be interested to apply their talents to this challenging Assistant Controller position. This Assistant Controller role reports to the Controller and manages the accounting staff. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Dallas, Texas area. Put your talents to the test by applying through Robert Half and joining a progressive company.

What you get to do every day

  • Create accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Backfill for Controller where appropriate

  • Guide the accounting team during the closing process to arrange that deadlines are met

  • Additional duties as assigned

  • Distinguish and evolve process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Develop relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like the monthly flash report, actual spend against budgets/outlook, and key financial metrics

  • Facilitate to ensure a competent, trained staff through regular assessment, development, and goal setting

  • Pitch in to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Put together diversified policies, procedures, and technical accounting analyses

  • Advocate implementation and make certain adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Secure regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Seasoned preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Classify and develop Ad Hoc financial reports Requirements - CPA certification a plus

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

    • Noteworthy accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

    • Comprehensive knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Deep technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

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