Robert Half International Controller in Mooresville, North Carolina

A current opening through Robert Half Finance, seeks an ambitious, determined Controller to join the team at a prominent services company. The leadership position is responsible for an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be 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. This company provides competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and strong opportunity for career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive detail oriented attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also make key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. Being part of the leadership team, you will advance the production of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and encourage creativity in your team. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Statesville, North Carolina region. What you get to do every single day - Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed - Manage the production of the yearly budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly - Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis - Oversee the activities of the finance department, such as accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation - Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month - Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals - Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Analyze deliverables of self and team to confirm they meet client expectations - Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities - Ensure timely cash collection by driving the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on FortuneĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 03200-0010715203

Functional Role: Controller

Country: USA

State: NC

City: Mooresville

Postal Code: 28625

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: - Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations - Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) - 8+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred - Proven knowledge and experience of AP/AR - Wide ranging experience with fixed assets - Foundational knowledge in financial reconciliation - Quality experience with variance analysis - General familiarity with US GAAP - Proficiency in bank reconciliations - Well-founded grasp of financial reporting - Practical knowledge of US taxes - Previous supervisory experience required - Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks - Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued - Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment - Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field