Robert Half Controller in MEADVILLE, Pennsylvania
Description Robert Half is looking for a Controller to be part of our client's team in the Manufacturing industry. This is a very dynamic and prestigious sector with prominent visibility at executive management level. In this Controller role, your responsibilities will include managing the process to ensure that models are correct and are fully accrued each month, verifying and holding operations team accountable that end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting, and related financial controls are operating effectively. The Controller position is located in Meadville, Pennsylvania and is on a long-term contract / temporary basis.
Your responsibilities in this role
Review and monitor controls to ensure they are designed and operating effectively in partnership with compliance
Obtain a thorough understanding of essential financial results and movements across programs, then summarize and discuss them with key business partners
Direct budgeting, reporting, and forecasting processes and tools for all accountable programs
Collaborate with the Treasury to provide timely cash flow forecasts
Engage with various business partners for various program controllership and FP& A activities such as ensuring accuracy of accrual models, appropriate accounting and true-up activities and answer queries from business, area and subsidiary controllers
Organize evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs in order to support SOX controls
Ongoing monitoring of actual spend against budget, as well as leading actions needed for any expected shortfalls
Reach understanding of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners Requirements - Excellent communication and negotiation skills with experience in establishing trusted advisor/consultant relationships and proven ability to influence Executives and Business Decision Makers
Expertise in bank reconciliations
Microsoft Excel experience preferred
General ledger experience
Proficiency in auditing
Good understanding of ERP system is highly valued
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field
- CPA and/or CMA preferred
Ability to manage, lead change and build process improvements
Highly skilled in office and accounting computer systems
Professional accounting and controllership or public accounting and internal controls experience and/or Internal Audit or Controls and Compliance
Proven ability to provide leadership across finance team by engaging with different groups around the world via virtual communication
Strong analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills
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