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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Dallas, Texas

Description We are seeking a self-starter with a demonstrated history of identifying issues and problem solving for this exciting Assistant Controller role. As the Assistant Controller, you will oversee the day to day of the accounting staff and send reports to the Controller. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Dallas, Texas area. Make an impact in the Professional Services industry by applying through Robert Half Finance & Accounting and joining a well-managed organization.

Major responsibilities

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

  • Other duties as requested

  • Push accountability and the meeting of deliverables

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

  • Define and flourish process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Supervise the accounting team during the closing process to certify deadlines are met

  • Exceptional preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Backfill for Controller as appropriate

  • Secure regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Help with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Back implementation and make sure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Assemble distinct technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

  • Test and produce Ad Hoc financial reports Requirements - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

    • Complete knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

    • Notable accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

  • CPA a plus

  • 2+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

  • Adeptness in Job Cost

  • Foundational knowledge in financial reporting

  • Knowledge of CPA Eligible

  • Fixed Asset Accounting experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll management

  • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Proficiency in cash management

  • QuickBooks experience desired

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

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