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Robert Half Controller in Irving, Texas

Description If you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department, contact Robert Half about becoming a Controller with a reputable company. The ideal candidate for this position can plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff. This role's duties will require leading with integrity and reliability and having the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. Consider this position if you are a a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. This very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package could advance your career. The Controller position is a permanent opportunity in the Irving, Texas region.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Perform tasks associated with month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

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

  • Research, prepare and execute Finance Department initiatives such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as required

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

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

  • Inspect deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

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

  • Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities Requirements

  • Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

  • Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • CPA/MBA preferred

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

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • General familiarity with US GAAP

  • Solid understanding of Big 4 Accounting Firm

  • Insurance industry experience

  • Well-founded grasp of GAAP Accounting

  • Public Accounting experience required

  • Strong familiarity with insurance brokerage

  • CPA Designation experience highly desired

  • Proven knowledge of Leadership Skills

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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