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Robert Half International Controller in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Description You might be a good fit for this position 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. Candidates who would be excited to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department will be interested in Robert Half Finance's opportunity to join a successful Hospitality company as a Controller. This full-time position is for a Controller who will work in the Minneapolis, Minnesota region. 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. 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. This position offers exceptional compensation and benefits and potential for career growth.

Key responsibilities

  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners

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

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

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

  • Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual

  • Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

  • Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations

  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis

  • Comfortable in taking on tasks beyond formal job responsibilities Requirements - Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Foundational knowledge in Direct Supervision

  • Proficiency in Nonprofit Organizations

  • Concur experience desired

  • Microsoft Excel experience required

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

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

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

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

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

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

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