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Robert Half International Controller in NORWALK, Connecticut

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This position is ideal for someone who is driven by high expectations. Do you thrive in a role where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued? Check out this job! Controller candidates seeking to become part of a successful Manufacturing company will be interested in this opportunity through Robert Half Finance to take responsibility for an accounting and clerical department. The Controller will be a full-time employment opportunity and will be located in the Norwalk, Connecticut region. This position is for candidates who can plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff. In this role, it will be critical for you 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 is a great opportunity for exceptional compensation, benefits and potential for career growth.

What you get to do every single day

  • Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash

  • Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques

  • Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed

  • Check deliverables of self and team to certify they meet client expectations

  • 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

  • Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports

  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties

    Requirements - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • QuickBooks experience desired

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

  • Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

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

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.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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