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Robert Half International Controller in Hartford, Connecticut


Do you have a knack for leading with high standards, making critical decisions and have experience being hands-on in taking charge of building out an accounting and clerical department? Contact Robert Half Finance about this growing company's Controller opportunity. 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 an implementation of QuickBooks and an accounting function for a newly created spin-off. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Hartford, Connecticut region.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

  • Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, including QuickBooks implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

  • Analyze, apply and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

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

  • Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity, please email your resume in a word document to Sal.Fiorillo@RobertHalf com Please note: all calls and emails are strictly confidential. We will never send your resume to a company or client without your permission


  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems and work independently

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

  • Quality experience with Full Cycle Accounting

  • QuickBooks experience required. Implementing QuickBooks a huge plus

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience required

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience required

  • Practical knowledge of journal entries

  • General ledger experience required

  • General familiarity with month end closings

  • Proven knowledge of Purchasing Department

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

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

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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