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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Houston, Texas

Description A growing construction related firm located in Northwest Houston is adding an Assistant Controller to their team. The Assistant Controller is responsible for the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices and to assist in the preparation of financial statements, budgets, forecasts, annual audits. This position requires a detail oriented and organized individual who can thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

Job Responsibilities:

• Oversee and manage all accounting employees. (4 direct reports)

• Develop accounting staff by designing and coordinating training

• Ensure that segregation of duties is met and is being followed

• Perform month end closing procedures

• Project accounting using the Percent of Completion method

• Prepare and review journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations

• Ensure timely submission of all monthly draws and payment of discounts

• Review the company’s accounting information to identify and resolve inaccuracies or imbalances

• Participate in preparation for the annual audit

• Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements

• Assist with regulatory reporting requirements

• Assist in the preparation of budgets or forecasts

• Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices

• Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures

Ideal candidate will have

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

• 5 + years of progressively responsible experience, performing accounting functions in a corporate environment including at least 3+ years’ experience in a leadership role overseeing and developing an accounting team.

• Experience in a Construction environment

• Experience with Dynamics 365 (Great Plains/Business Central) is REQUIRED

• Knowledge of Percent of Completion (POC) Accounting Method is REQUIRED

• Thorough understanding of GAAP and ASC 606 Revenue Recognition

• Basic understanding of GAAS (Generally Accepted Auditing Standards)

• Advanced Excel

Compensation is up to 95K plus bonus.

For confidential consideration please forward your resume to karen.amoroso@roberthalf Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

    • Relevant accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

    • Significant experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • CPA an added bonus

  • Construction project accounting experience REQUIRED

  • Dynamics GP experience REQUIRED

  • Job Cost experience

  • Month end closings experience required

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

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