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Robert Half Construction Controller in Longwood, Florida

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Robert Half is seeking candidates who 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, for a Construction Controller position at a reputable company. To succeed in this role, you will need to 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. The ideal candidate for this position can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. You might be a good fit for this position if you are 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. Based in the Longwood, Florida area, this opening for a Construction Controller is a permanent position.

Your responsibilities

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

  • Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction

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

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

  • Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis

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

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

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

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

  • Complete tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

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

For immediate consideration regarding the Construction Controller position, please send your resume to Mitch Anderson, AVP and Practice Director. *You can find my email on LinkedIn (Mitch Anderson, MBA) to send me your resume directly. You can also call (407) 214-8427.

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

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

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

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • NetSuite experience

  • Knowledge of month end closings

  • Deep understanding of general ledger

  • Job Cost experience desired

  • Foundational knowledge in Construction Accounting

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

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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