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Robert Half Controller in JESSUP, Maryland

Description A current opening through Robert Half, seeks an ambitious, determined Controller to join the team at a prominent 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 offers very competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent 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. You will join the leadership team in supporting the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenging the status quo, and fostering creativity in your department. The Controller position is a permanent opportunity in the Jessup, Maryland region.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

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

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

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

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

  • Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis

  • Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual

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

  • Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities Requirements

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

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • Job Cost experience desired

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • CPA or MBA preferred

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