Robert Half International Controller in GLENVIEW, Illinois

To apply to this Controller opportunity - please email your resume to Debbie.robinson@roberthalf.com for immediate consideration. This position is ideal for someone who is driven by high expectations. You're a likely candidate for this job if you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued. If you want to work for a successful company, our client has an opportunity for a Controller role with leadership responsibility for managing the U.S. accounting and finance organization. Functions include the reporting process (which includes reporting to both the parent company and internal management). This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the North Shore of Illinois. If you 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, you might be right for this position. Effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services will be essential for this role, and a creative type who can lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. Exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth are offered by this position. Major responsibilities - Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis - Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals - Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis - Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction - Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required - Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports - Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible - Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection Qualifications - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred - 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued - Good understanding of Microsoft Power BI - Practical knowledge of auditing - Proven knowledge of financial analysis - General familiarity with budget forecasting - Foundational knowledge in sales analysis reporting - Previous experience working with presentation preparation - Revenue reporting - Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

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Req ID: 01330-0010714560

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: IL

City: GLENVIEW

Postal Code: 60025-5000

Compensation: $120,000.00 to $120,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired - Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued - Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Good understanding of Microsoft Power BI - Well-founded grasp of forecasting - Earlier work involving Microsoft Office - Practical knowledge of auditing - Quality experience with auditing - Proven knowledge of financial analysis - General familiarity with budget forecasting - Wide ranging experience with organizational development - Foundational knowledge in sales analysis reporting - Financial reporting experience highly desired - Previous experience working with presentation preparation - Solid understanding of management reporting - Expertise in reporting - Skills in travel - Proficiency in revenue reporting - Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity - Ability to meet deadlines - Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions - 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred - Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment