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Robert Half Controller in DES MOINES, Iowa


This reputable company is seeking a Controller through Robert Half who has a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of accounting. The ideal candidate for this position can assisting in the monthly financial close process, producing financial statement analysis to support management, leveraging information systems and establishing efficient processes, and implementing best practices and productivity initiatives company-wide to ensure compliance, efficiency and effectiveness.

If you can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services, this role might be right for you. If you're a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing, this might be the job for you. Is it time to advance your career?

Candidate must be a CPA, have public accounting experience specifically on the audit side and preference for manufacturing clients!! You much check every box.

Find out more about this opportunity and take the next steps toward a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package.

The permanent Controller position is situated in the Des Moines, Iowa area.

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

  • Great attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

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

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

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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

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

  • Sales analysis & reporting experience

  • Well-founded grasp of Monthly Closings

  • Financial reporting experience preferred

  • Proven knowledge of Monthly Close Processes

  • Monthly Reporting experience preferred

  • Financial reporting experience

  • Proficiency in Process Improvement

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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