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Robert Half International Assistant Controller in Newton, Massachusetts


Assistant Controllers with a go-getter attitude, a passion for analytics, and strong technical skills are encouraged to apply for this position. Robert Half Management Resources has an exciting opportunity for a talented Assistant Controller to work with a team in the Healthcare, Hospitals, Social Assistance field. This Assistant Controller position is a long-term temporary employment opportunity and is based in Newton, Massachusetts.


  • Support the Company with technical accounting GAAP mentorship and external reporting

Ensure the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close are completed, as well financial statements

This position may also require participation in impromptu analyses/projects, system improvements, and special projects as assigned

  • Ensure policies for reporting and accounting are properly upheld

  • Handle treasure function to ensure cash forecasts are accurate and vendors are paid in a timely manner

  • Prepare external monthly and quarterly reporting packages to be supplied to Board meeting decks

  • Drive the monthly financial executive package and control book to include budget to actual comparisons by department

  • Arrange and manage account reconciliations/analyses for both balance sheet and income statement accounts

  • Assume leadership over external financial audits, providing efficient coordination

  • Play an active role in the development of the accounting team, including the staffing, performance management, and training of team members


  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively throughout all levels of the company

  • Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Mindfulness of upcoming tasks and a planning attitude

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Experience with workday

  • Foundational knowledge in CPA

  • General familiarity with financial reconciliation

  • Well-founded grasp of month end closings

  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Form 10-K

  • Strong familiarity with Securities And Exchange Commission

  • Expertise in Form 10-Q

  • Proven knowledge of public company reporting

  • Similar industry experience

  • Relevant industry experience (preferred)

    Robert Half Management Resources matches senior-level financial consultants with a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities in areas such as internal auditing, mergers and acquisitions, tax initiatives, and much more. 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.

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Salary: $50.00 - $70.00 / Hourly

Location: Newton, MA

Date Posted: October 6, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 02100-0011581464

Staffing Area: Interim Project-Based Financial