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Robert Half Controller in Houston, Texas


This reputable company is seeking a Controller through Robert Half who has a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department. 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 will be essential for this role. Candidates must lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. This is a great opportunity for a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. You might be in a good place to advance your career with this opportunity's very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Houston, Texas region.

What you get to do every day:

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

  • Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

  • Comfortable in taking on tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations

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

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

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

For immediate consideration, contact Mark, mark.loiacano@roberthalf


  • Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Food & Beverage Accounting

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

For immediate consideration, contact Mark, mark.loiacano@roberthalf

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