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Robert Half Assistant Controller in Dallas, Texas

Description We have an excellent opportunity for a Assistant Controller position. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with a track record of identifying problems and delivering solutions. As the Assistant Controller, you will oversee the day to day of the accounting staff and send reports to the Controller. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Dallas, Texas area. A premier company in the Real Estate & Property industry wants you to join their well-respected team. Apply now through Robert Half.

What you get to do every day

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

  • Assist implementation and assure adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Other duties when requested

  • Backfill for Controller where necessary

  • Help lead the accounting team during the closing process to ensure deadlines are met

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

  • Prepare a variety of technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

  • Identify and develop process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Forward-thinking preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Inspect and make Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Encourage accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Confirm regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Assist to ensure a competent, trained staff through goal setting, development, and regular assessment Requirements - Complete knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

  • Certified Public Accounting license or exams in progress

  • Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

    • Significant accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

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

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure

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