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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Houston, Texas


A well-respected company is looking for a success-driven Assistant Controller with the help of Robert Half Finance & Accounting. As the Assistant Controller, you will assist in supervising the accounting staff and report to the Controller. You will be responsible for identifying issues and delivering solutions. Submit an application for this role now! This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Houston, Texas area.


  • Direct the accounting team during the closing process to secure deadlines are met

  • Alternative duties as requested

  • Dissect and generate Ad Hoc financial reports

  • Encourage accountability and the meeting of deliverables

  • Encourage implementation and certify adherence to accounting policies and procedures

  • Define and flourish process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

  • Create relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like the monthly flash report, key financial metrics, and actual spend against budgets/outlook

  • Deliver regular account reconciliation to completion

  • Assemble distinct technical accounting analyses, policies, and procedures

  • Lend a hand to ensure a competent, trained staff through goal setting, regular assessment, and development

  • Exceptional preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits

  • Participate with the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting

  • Backfill for Controller where applicable

    Requirements - Significant experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

  • Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • 3+ years of general ledger accounting experience

  • Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills

    • Noteworthy accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • CPA certification a plus

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