Robert Half Controller in Houston, Texas
Description Robert Half has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Controller to join a well-respected services company. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, manages the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, analyzes accounting and internal control systems, and guides departmental staff. This company provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for career growth. We want to hear from you if you can motivate others with your positive professional attitude; are honest, reliable and a leader; and can provide outstanding client services by managing self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be expected to make key decisions and be able to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a leader, you will encourage innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and support creativity in your area of responsibility. The Controller position is a permanent opportunity in the Houston, Texas region.
Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis
Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports
Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis
Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations
Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals
Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
Perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible
Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed Requirements - Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued
Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
Deep understanding of month end closings
Budget forecasting experience
Solid understanding of Epicor
Financial statement preparation experience preferred
Cost accounting experience preferred
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred
Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
Great written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills
Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired
10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.