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Robert Half Controller in KENDALLVILLE, Indiana

Description You could become a Controller with a reputable company working with Robert Half, 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. This role's duties will require planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. You might be a good fit for this position if you can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. The ideal candidate for this position is a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing. Find out more about this opportunity and take the next steps toward a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package, if it's time to advance your career. Based in the Kendallville, Indiana area, this opening for a Controller is a permanent position.

Responsibilities

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

  • Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • 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

  • Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required

  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

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

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

  • Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis Requirements - 3+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

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

  • Foundational knowledge in financial statements consolidation

  • Practical knowledge of year end closings

  • Month end closings experience

  • General familiarity with budget forecasting

  • Cash Flow Analysis experience highly desired

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Cash Flow Reports

  • Strong familiarity with financial statement preparation

  • Variance analysis experience

  • Microsoft Excel experience highly preferred

  • Adeptness in Cash Flow Forecasts

  • Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Excellent attention to detail

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

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