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Robert Half International Controller in New Jersey, New Jersey

Description

Robert Half Finance is looking for an ambitious, eager Controller to join the team at an well-respected services company. This leadership role oversees an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will plan and direct all accounting operational functions, manage the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assess accounting and internal control systems, and guide departmental staff. This company offers very competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent career growth. We want to hear from you if you can motivate others with your positive professional attitude; are honest, reliable and a leader; and can provide outstanding client services by managing self and others with 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 full-time Controller position is situated in the New Jersey, New Jersey area.

How you will make an impact

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

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

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

  • Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals

  • Reviews deliverables of self and team to ensure that they meet client expectations

  • Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports

  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them monthly

  • Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis

  • Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation

  • Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

Please message Jennifer.Bocchino@roberthalf.com if intersted.

Requirements

  • Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Past work in technology, analytics and management experience highly valued

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

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

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Commodities experience

  • Skilled in the construction and delivery of effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: DOE

Location: New Jersey, NJ

Date Posted: October 15, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02680-0011588896

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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