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Robert Half Controller in Dallas, Texas

Description You're a good fit for Robert Half's Controller position with a reputable company, if 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. This position is for candidates who 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. This position is for candidates who can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. We want to hear from you if you are a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Are you looking for a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package? It might be time to advance your career in this position! The Controller will be a permanent employment opportunity and will be located in the Dallas, Texas region.

Major responsibilities

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

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required

  • Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

  • Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly

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

  • Assure client expectations are met by reviewing deliverables of self and team

  • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

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

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

  • Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities Requirements - Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

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

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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