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Robert Half Controller in MOLINE, Illinois


Do you value work life balance? Our client describes their culture to be not like any others!! Work hard but have fun while they are doing it!! This Controller role serves as the right hand to the VP of Finance. The most critical component for this role is to have someone to come in and manage all the inputs and insure they are flowing to the end results on the Financial Statement. Secondary is mentoring and guiding the team, grooming and growing them.

• Be the one to question, is accounts payable coded to methodology of the organization and according to cost centers etc.

• Ensure that the reconciliations process to month end close is managed. Dig into things that need to be dig unto. Follow up on outstanding items on reconciliation.

• Are you able to look back and show what looks off in balance when completing the Financial statements?

• Perform variance analysis, spot checking things. Want various ways to look at the same data. Are we looking at the statements to see trends of places where it use to be xx income or expenses got way out of hand? Is there other data that could be pulled together to show to others.

• Perform profitability analysis

• Own the call report, must have experience with this.

This Controller is tasked to make sure that the company is doing things in the best way. Bring new ways of how things have been done prior. Analyze what doing, make suggestions on improvements. If you have a BS in Accounting, CPA preferred and 7+ years of well-rounded but hands on, please reach out today!!

Requirements - Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and IIA standards

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

  • CPA a plus

  • Financial Statement experience desired

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

    • Relevant accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

    • Thorough knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

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