Robert Half Controller in DALLAS, Texas
Description Do you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department? Contact Robert Half about this reputable company's Controller opportunity. You might be a good fit for this position if you can plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff. Candidate must lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. Consider this position if you are a a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. This opportunity's very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package could advance your career. The permanent Controller position is situated in the Dallas, Texas area.
Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports
Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management
Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations
Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed Requirements - Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required
Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
Strong communication and social skills
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Microsoft Excel experience desired
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