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Robert Half International Controller in KANSAS CITY, Missouri


Robert Half Finance & Accounting is looking for a Corporate Controller for one of our KC Metro area clients. All candidates must have a CPA, very strong accounting/finance experience, and the ability to lead a team. Candidates must also have a strong background in manufacturing or construction with cost accounting/analysis experience. Candidates must also have experience consolidating financials as this position will oversee the financials from 4 different plants. There will be 2-4 direct reports with this role and a total of 8-9 in the accounting/finance department underneath those direct reports. Experience with a large ERP is also desired as this organization will be going through a system implementation in the near future. If you or anyone you know is interested please don't hesitate to reach out to Seth Parrish 303-709-5105


  • Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation

  • Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Assure client expectations are met by reviewing deliverables of self and team

  • Direct finance department activities, 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

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

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

  • Present executive committee and partners with monthly financial reports

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

  • Evaluate, apply and refine policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies


  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

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

  • CPA is a must have

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

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

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

  • Command of Month-end Financial

  • Experience with financial reporting

  • Cost accounting experience

  • Deep understanding of cost analysis

  • Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

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Salary: $125,000.00 - $150,000.00 / Yearly


Date Posted: January 21, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02380-0011647513

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance