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Robert Half 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. The Assistant Controller will collaborate with the Controller to supervise the accounting staff. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Dallas, Texas area. Work with an emerging company in the Energy/Natural Resources industry by applying to this opportunity through Robert Half.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Backfill for Controller as appropriate

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

  • Promote accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Ensure regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Set up various technical accounting analyses, procedures, and policies

  • Direct the accounting team during the closing process to secure deadlines are met

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

  • Detect and prepare process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Assist implementation and assure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Consider and form Ad Hoc financial reports

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

  • Innovative preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits Requirements - Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

  • Ability to multitask and attention to detail are critical

  • CPA an added bonus

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

    • Complete knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

    • Remarkable accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

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