Robert Half Controller in EVANSVILLE, Indiana
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. In this role, 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 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. Candidates who are creative team players with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing will be preferred for this position. If it's time to advance your career, 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 Evansville, Indiana area.
What you get to do every day
Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation
Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations
Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time
Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management
Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports
Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts Requirements - Great attention to detail
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued
Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions
Solid understanding of US GAAP
Corporate Treasury experience highly desired
Knowledge of financial reporting
Proficiency in Consolidated Financial Statements
Foundational knowledge in month end closings
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
CPA or MBA preferred
Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well
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