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Robert Half International Controller in Omaha, Nebraska


Robert Half Finance is searching for an ambitious Controller to join a reputable Transport company. In this leadership position, you will direct an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, your tasks will include planning and directing all accounting operational functions, managing the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assessing accounting and internal control systems, and guiding departmental staff. This company has very competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and ample opportunity for 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. In addition, your responsibilities will include key decision making and challenging, negotiating and influencing the team. As a leader, you will encourage innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and support creativity in your area of responsibility. Based in the Omaha, Nebraska area, this opening for a Controller is a full-time position.

What you get to do every day

  • Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

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

  • Act on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Assess deliverables of self and team to verify they meet client expectations

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

  • Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis

  • Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll

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

  • Prepare cash-flow reports that project cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and handle daily cash management

  • Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts

  • Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual


  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred

  • Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired

  • Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

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

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

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

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • General ledger experience

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Proficiency in budgeting

  • CPA/MBA preferred

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.

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Salary: $80,000.00 - $85,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Omaha, NE

Date Posted: February 19, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02500-0011711766

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance