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Robert Half Assistant Controller in Dallas, Texas


Robert Half is currently accepting applications for an achievement-oriented Assistant Controller to join a well-respected company in the Construction/Contractor industry. This Assistant Controller position consists of regulating the day-to-day of the accounting staff and providing updates to the Controller. An Assistant Controller position has opened up with one of our clients. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with a demonstrated history of resolving problems after identifying issues. Submit an application for this role now! This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Dallas, Texas area.

What you get to do every day

  • Scan and conceive Ad Hoc financial reports

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

  • Refined preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

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

  • Steer the accounting team during the closing process to warrant deadlines are met

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

  • Backfill for Controller if necessary

  • Boost accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Extra assignments if necessary

  • Administer regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Specify and generate process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

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

  • Develop an assortment of policies, technical accounting analyses, and procedures


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Month end closings experience

  • Solid understanding of construction

  • Adeptness in Microsoft Excel

  • Strong familiarity with project accounting

  • Journal entries experience highly desired

  • Expertise in Construction Accounting

  • Ability to multitask and communicate effectively with individuals of all backgrounds

    • Accurate knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • CPA certification a plus

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and IIA standards

    • Remarkable accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

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