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Robert Half International Controller in Dallas, Texas


Join the ranks at a well-respected services company as a Controller through Robert Half Finance. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting and clerical department. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to Carol Nichols at As the Controller, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. This company provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. You will join the leadership team in supporting the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenging the status quo, and fostering creativity in your department. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Dallas, Texas region.

Your responsibilities

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis


  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Adeptness in journal entries

  • Month end closings experience preferred

  • Implementation experience

  • Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) experience preferred

  • Financial reporting experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Intercompany Accounting

  • Experience with Annual Physical Inventory

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to Carol Nichols at

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Salary: DOE

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: August 30, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 04030-0011545385

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance