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Robert Half Controller in KANSAS CITY, Missouri

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You're a likely candidate for this job if you are driven by high expectations. You might be a good fit for this position if you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued. You might be the Controller Robert Half is looking for, if you want to take responsibility for the accounting and clerical department of a successful company. The Controller position is a permanent opportunity. This position is for candidates who 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. To succeed in this role, you will need to effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo. If you're looking for exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth, this position might be for you. Please contact Melissa Valenzuela at 816-601-1192 for further details regarding this Controller position!

What you get to do every day

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

  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

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

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

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

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure that firm-wide operation is efficient and effective

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

  • Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

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

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

    Requirements

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Comprehensive knowledge of budget forecasting

  • QuickBooks experience

  • Leadership experience

  • General familiarity with Internal Control

  • Well-founded grasp of biotechnology

  • Command of financial reporting

  • Monthly Close experience

  • Practical knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

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

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

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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