Robert Half Controller in HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania
Robert Half has an opportunity to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department as a Controller. The Controller position is a permanent opportunity in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania region. You might be a good fit for this position 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. In this role, it will be critical for you to effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo.
Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation
Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required
Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations
Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners
Respond on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly
Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management
Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
CPA or MBA preferred
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