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Robert Half Controller in Hillsboro, Oregon


Robert Half is seeking candidates who 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, for a Controller position at a reputable Construction/Contractor company. 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. Leading with integrity and reliability and having the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services will be essential for this role. We are seeking creative team players with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing for this role. Consider this position if you're looking to advance your career with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. Based in the Hillsboro, Oregon area, this opening for a Controller is a permanent position.

Your responsibilities in this role

Essential Functions:

· Experience with job costing, earned value, and percent complete analysis preferred.

· Evaluating existing processes and making recommendations to improve efficiency and accuracy

· Managing team of AP & AR Specialists

· Preparing and publishing timely monthly financial statements

· Coordinating the preparation of regulatory reporting

· Researching technical accounting issues for compliance

· Supporting month-end and year-end close process

· Providing training in AP/AR processes

· Monitoring and confirming financial condition by conducting audits and establishing internal controls; providing information to external/internal auditors.

· Audit Costs of Good Sold for construction projects.

· Recommending benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations

· Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management

· Provide a system of management cost reports

· Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations

· Additional duties as needed

· Experience in ERP system implementation preferred



· 5+ years within a Senior Accounting role with at least two in either the construction, home improvement or manufacturing industry

· Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; Masters/CPA /CMA Preferred

· Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures; results oriented, with little supervision

· Excellent organizational skills, coupled with effective and concise communication skills.

· High level of proficiency in QuickBooks and Excel

· Strong ethics and analytical and problem-solving skills

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