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Robert Half Division Controller in Houston, Texas


Our client, an industry leader located in North Houston, is on the lookout for a dynamic Finance Business Controller to support an assigned division and join their team on a permanent basis. As they navigate a period of remarkable growth and expansion through both organic means and acquisitions, this role presents a unique opportunity at the intersection of Accounting and Finance. We are seeking an individual who can seamlessly handle the Controllership responsibilities while also possessing a strategic financial mindset to drive, propose, and advise on business decisions using real-time financial data. In this role, you will become an invaluable business partner to the Senior Leadership of the Division.

Role Overview:

As the Finance Business Controller, you will play a pivotal role in the organization, overseeing your own Profit and Loss (P& L) and contributing significantly to the divisions forecasting efforts. You will actively participate in merger and acquisition activities, provide critical support to operational leadership, and serve as a trusted advisor for all financial matters within the division. Your responsibilities will include managing a dedicated team of at least 2 direct reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the P& L for the division, ensuring accuracy and accountability in financial reporting.

  • Lead forecasting and budgeting initiatives, providing data-driven insights for decision-making.

  • Contribute to merger and acquisition activities, bringing financial expertise to the table.

  • Collaborate with operational leadership, offering financial guidance and strategic input.

  • Serve as a trusted business advisor on financial matters for the division's leadership team.


To excel in this role, candidates should possess the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in both Accounting and Finance.

  • Previous leadership experience as a Controller or Assistant Controller, ideally from a company with revenues of at least $100 million.

  • CPA and/or MBA qualifications are highly preferred.

  • Strong preference for candidates with a background in the services, engineering, or architecture industries.

Why Join our client:

  • Growth Opportunities: As part of a thriving organization, you will have ample room for personal and professional growth.

  • Strategic Impact: You will play a crucial role in shaping our division's financial future and driving its success.

  • Collaborative Environment: Join a collaborative and innovative team that values your expertise and insights.

  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that reflects your experience and contributions.

If you are a results-driven financial leader with a passion for making a strategic impact, we encourage you to apply and be part of our exciting journey.

Take the next step in your career and apply today to join us as the Finance Business Controller in Houston, where opportunities for growth and impact are boundless.


Experience Requirements

10+ years of experience, either industry or a mix of both out of one of the following industries; Mfg/O& G/Energy/OFS with a solid foundation in Internal Controls/Audit

Active CPA license or Masters or MBA (MUST HAVE 1 of these)

Looking for a blend of accounting and finance, and supervisory experience up to min of 6 ppl.


If a candidate started in Public Accounting – valued greatly

Experience with Tableau or other BI software tool

Advanced MS Excel – comfortable with working with data to provide meaningful analysis.

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