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Robert Half International Controller in Durham, North Carolina

Description

Robert Half Finance is reviewing candidates for a renowned services company for an ambitious, determined Controller. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting and clerical department. 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 offers very competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent career growth. We want to hear from you if you can motivate others with your positive detail oriented attitude; are honest, reliable and a leader; and can provide outstanding client services by managing self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a part of the leadership team, you will lead the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and foster creativity throughout your area of responsibility. Based in the Durham, North Carolina area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position.

What you get to do every day

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

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

  • Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management

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

  • Comfortable in taking on tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

  • Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

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

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Salary: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Durham, NC

Date Posted: September 17, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 03220-0011556102

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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